African-American Forum on Family Research

Chapter President Jean S. Fugett Jr. of the Col. John Eager Howard MDSSAR is working with the Star Spangled Banner Flag House and the Reginald F. Lewis Museum to hold a workshop in October that will be of interest to all members. The topic will include genealogical help as well as personal stories of family research from a white and black perspective using DAR and SAR members examples. Please mark your calendars now and we will provide further details as they are finalized. Please spread the word. The program schedule has been tentatively scheduled as follows:


LOCATION: Star Spangled Banner Flag House and Museum, 844 E. Pratt St, Baltimore MD


DATE: Saturday, October 10, 2015

·       10:30 a.m. – Workshop and How To with Karen Sutton, African American DAR, Virginia

·       12:00 p.m. - Panel discussion/ lecture “Ready for a Revolution:  Stories from Descendants of Revolutionary Soldiers” with panelists Jean Fugett (SAR), Karen Sutton (DAR), Reisha Raney (DAR) and Chris Christou (SAR) The program will feature local Marylanders sharing the  stories of discovering their ancestry to American Revolutionary War Soldiers.

·       Approx. 1:00 p.m. - Open discussion/questions

·       We invite you afterwards to visit the Lewis Museum and enjoy the wonderful food in their fine cafeteria.


We thank Lisa Crawley, Resource Center Manager of the Reginald F. Lewis Museum and Amanda Shores Davis, Executive Director of the Star Spangled Banner Flag House and Museum for the idea and spearheading this program.


Please join us for a genealogy presentation focusing on ancestry and the American Revolution at 10:30 and for our main lecture at Noon.

Event Date: 

Saturday, October 10, 2015 - 10:30