Theme: Historic Relations Between Black and White Communities in the Brownsburg Area
Date: Monday September 24
Location: Brownsburg Museum and Asbury Church
Times: Museum: 5:30-7:30 p.m.
Church Dinner: 6:00-7:15 p.m.*
Program: 7:30 p.m.
*$12 paid reservation required to RHS, P.O. Box 1409, Lexington VA 24450, by September 17
The picturesque village of Brownsburg (Rt. 252 in Northern Rockbridge) is the focus of the society’s dinner meeting on Monday, September 24. The Brownsburg Museum will be open 5:30 – 7:30 p.m. to let us view its current exhibit, “Sentimental Attachments,” a chronicle of the intertwining relationships between white and black communities in the Brownsburg area during the 19th Century. The members of the Asbury United Methodist Church will host one of their famous Fish Fry Dinners from 6:00 – 7:15 p.m.. Then at 7:30 we’ll hear from Dr. Sascha Goluboff, a professor in the Department of Anthropology at W&L and curator of the exhibit, “Sentimental Attachments .