Afro-American Historical and Genealogical Society, Inc. (AAHGS)

  • Ancestors*
  • Africa*
  • Africa*
  • Door of No Return*
  • Ancestors*
  • Estate Inventory*
  • 1850/60 Slave Schedules*
  • Will*
  • Ancestors*
  • U.S. Colored Troops*
  • Ancestors*
  • Labor Contract*
  • Ancestors*
  • 1870 Census detail*
  • Ancestors*
  • Land Deed*
  • Tax Map*
  • Homestead*
  • Ancestors*
  • Social Security Appl.*
  • Death Certificate*
  • Funeral Program*
  • Ancestors*
  • The reasons we do this*

AAHGS Metro Atlanta Chapter


"Discovering Our Ancestors, Our History and Ourselves -- TOGETHER"


Conference Venue

The Westin Atlanta Airport Hotel

Complimentary rides from/to Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport


4736 Best Road

Atlanta, GA 30337

Driving Directions

For Your Guests



Metro Atlanta Rapid Transit Authority

Ride to sightseeing spots


MARTA Station Map

Downtown Atlanta Map

How to Ride MARTA

The Breezecard

MARTA at the Airport


Pre-Conference Tours to Repositories

NARA at Atlanta

NARA at Atlanta (Oct. 11)

Georgia Archives

Georgia Archives (Oct. 11)

Auburn Avenue Library

Auburn Ave. Research Library (Oct. 13)

Other Repositories You Can Visit

Clayton County Courthouse

County Courthouses

Atlanta-Fulton Main Library

Atlanta-Fulton Main Library

Atlanta skyline

Atlanta -- Oct. 13-16, 2016

'The Ancestors on my Mind . . . .'

AAHGS Mock Interstate Sign

Click Sign for PDF of Updated Schedule

See what's going on!    

General Session Speakers

Friday Opening Plenary -- Dr. Larry H. Spruill

Friday Luncheon -- David E. Paterson    

Friday Dinner -- Dr. Daniel Black

Saturday Opening Plenary -- Velma Maia Thomas

Saturday Luncheon -- Ashley Rogers    

Saturday Banquet -- Hari Jones    

Pre-Conference Tours to Historic Sites*

(Oct. 12-13)

Tour sites collage

*TOP ROW: Original Paschal’s Restaurant site; AU Center Schools; Atlanta Life Insurance Company Site. BOTTOM ROW: APEX Museum; MLK National Historic Site; Center for Civil and Human Rights. Plus the three repositories shown at top right.

Conference hosted by the AAHGS Metro Atlanta Chapter