Welcome to AAHA


Genealogy. Research. Collection. Preservation.


AAHA is headquartered in The Plains, Virginia and is open to the general public, schools and other organizations interested in local history and tracing their family and community records.  AAHA is an organization designed for the purpose of teaching a complete and accurate history of the United States by including the influences of African Americans, Native Americans of both North and South America, and European Americans. 

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Perpetual Blackness Podcast

Podcast that tells the story of how one world traveler discovered “home” in Fauquier County.

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Listen, The Community Speaks

Oral History Project that captured the memories of African-American residents who were raised in Fauquier County’s black neighborhoods 50 or more years ago

AAHA Events

AAHA hosts annual events to commemorate Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s birthday, Black History Month, as well as others throughout the year.