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Sunday, July 18
“Lucy Ann Jackson’s Journey from Enslaved to America’s Oldest Living Voter--An Enduring Legacy”  (Program)
2:00 pm to 3:00 pm
Nelson Heritage Center, 1653 Thomas Nelson Hwy, Arrington, VA
Presentation by Roger Glass.
Enslaved in Nelson County until after the Civil War, Lucy Ann Jackson lived to be more than 100 years old. Initially enslaved on the county’s Rhodes Plantation, Lucy Ann was later sent to a plantation owned by Colonel James Harris, whose family was one of the original settlers of Nelson County.
Program co-sponsored with the Nelson Heritage Center.
Questions: write to or leave a message at Oakland - 434-263-8400.

Saturday, August 21
“Down the Backroads with Lynn Coffey”  (Program)
2:00 pm to 3:00 pm
Tuckahoe School at Stoney Creek, 37 Stone Orchard Dr, Nellysford, VA
Conversation with Lynn Coffey, author of Backroads series, followed by author’s book signing.
Co-sponsored with The Nature Foundation at Wintergreen and made possible by a grant from Virginia Humanities.
Questions: write to or leave a message at Oakland - 434-263-8400

Sunday, September 19
"Monacan Millenium"  (Program)
2:00 pm to 3:00 pm
Auditorium, Nelson Center, 8445 Thomas Nelson Highway, Lovingston, VA
Presentation by Jeff Hantman, Emeritus Professor of Anthropology, University of Virginia.

Sunday, October 10
"W. Horsley Gantt, MD: A Man for All Reasons"  (Program)
2:00 pm to 3:00 pm
American Legion Hall, Post 17, 22 Nelson Avenue, Shipman, VA
Presentation by Andrew Gantt.

Sunday, November 7
"The Rushes of Chestnut Grove: One Family's Journey From Slavery to Freedom"  (Program)
2:00 pm to 3:00 pm
Presentation by Regina Rush.

Saturday, March 12, 2022 through Sunday, April 17, 2022
Spring 2022: "Virginia Tour of Crossroads: Change in Rural America"  (Program)
Nelson Memorial Library, 8521 Thomas Nelson Highway, Lovingston, VA