Resources

ONLINE LIBRARY, ARCHIVES, and databases

AAHA is delighted to share our online library and archives catalog. The collections include works of art, historical photographs, clothing, ceremonial items, rare books, everyday objects, documents, oral histories, and memorabilia, records will be added on a regular basis. You can help to make our library and archives more accessible by becoming a member or donating today.

available searchable databases

African American Marriages 1853 - 1939
Born Free & Emancipated 1759 - 1853
View online records

 

Resource Library for Genealogy and Local History

The Genealogy Resource Room houses books, manuscripts, archives and abstracts for documenting the African presence in Fauquier County. It is utilized the mostly by visitors with an interest in genealogy and local history.

Availability

Tuesday and Wednesday
10 a.m. to 3 p.m.

 

Auditorium

The Auditorium’s 2,276 square feet allows successful programs, workshops, seminars and serves as a meeting facility for family and community gatherings. Audio-visual equipment is available. The Auditorium is located on the lower level of the AAHA and is not handicap-accessible.

Availability

Please contact us
about reserving this space.

 

Museum

The Museum’s static exhibits are a timeline of American/Virginian, history with highlights of Fauquier’s African American presences and contributions. The Museum is available for school or community tours, but it is located on the lower level of the AAHA and is not handicap-accessible.

Availability

Tuesday and Wednesday
10 a.m. to 3 p.m.