|November 09, 2018||
Time: 3:30 PM - 7:00 PM
Location: Pebble Hill
The public is invited to “Meeting the Ancestors through African American Cemetery Preservation” on Friday, November 9 from 3:30 p.m. to 7 p.m. at the Caroline Marshall Draughon Center for the Arts & Humanities at Pebble Hill.
The seminar will feature “Finding African American Fraternal Orders in Southern Cemeteries,” a keynote by Tamela Tenpenny-Lewis.
Tamela Tenpenny-Lewis is co-founder and president of Preservation of African American Cemeteries, Inc. (PAAC). She has served as the national president of the Afro-American Historical and Genealogical Society (AAHGS) and was also a charter
member of the Arkansas chapter of AAHGS. Currently, Tenpenny-Lewis serves as a board member of the Friends of the Arkansas State Archives.
Sponsored by the Caroline Marshall Draughon Center for the Arts & Humanities in the College of Liberal Arts and the Department of Human Development and Family Studies in the College of Human Sciences, with support from the Auburn University
Senate Lectures Fund.
The Caroline Marshall Draughon Center for the Arts & Humanities at Pebble Hill is located at 101 S. Debardeleben Street in Auburn. For more information, visit
www.auburn.edu/cah or call (334) 844-4903.