Upcoming/Recent Events


History United Invites You to Find Your Roots

On Saturday May 2nd from 10 AM to 3 PM at the Caswell County Civic Center 536 Main St E, Yanceyville, NC come out and join us to find your roots.  There will be professional and local genealogists on hand to help guide you through your family history plus a chance to win an DNA kit.

Enjoy a free "Taste of the Region" by regional restaurants and caterers.

Keynote Address and a Q&A with historian Henry Wiencek, author of: "The Hairstons: An American Family in Black and White."




Kick Off Event for the Pittsylvania County History Research Center and Library History Harvest

Tuesday April 28th from 6pm - 8pm

The Pittsylvania County History Research Center has received a grant from History United to conduct a "history harvest" focusing on public high schools that have closed since 1950.  This collection kickoff event is scheduled for Tuesday, April 28 from 6:00 until 8:00 p.m.  Anyone who has artifacts such as yearbooks, banners, newsletters, letter jackets, or any other memorabilia from these schools, or just has memories of them, is invited to attend.

Light refreshments will be served.



Pittsylvania County History Research Center and Library | 340 Whitehead Street, Chatham, VA 24531
Voice: (434)432-8931 | Fax: (434)432-8385 | Email
A 501(c)3 Nonprofit Organization