Eastern Shore of Virginia Historical Society: “Celebration of Negro Spirituals” Songs of the Past

Date/Time
Date(s) - 02/15/2019
6:30 pm - 8:00 pm


Eastern Shore of Virginia Historical Society: “Celebration of Negro Spirituals” Songs of the Past

Held in the gym of Mary N. Smith Cultural Enrichment Center, 24577 Mary N. Smith Road, Accomac.

Admission: $10 at the door; cash or check only; no advance ticket sales

Eastern Shore of Virginia Historical Society, Mary N. Smith Alumni Association, and local church choirs have collaborated to bring performers from all over the Shore will share their talents while we explore signal and map songs used by slaves in their journey along the Underground Railroad. Choirs will include the United Voices of Jerusalem Baptist Church in Temperanceville; choirs from Gaskins Chapel A.M.E. Church in Onancock and Macedonia A.M.E. Church in Accomac; and the Anointed Word Choir from Anointed Word Church of God and Christ in Keller. Several Shore soloists, including Catrina Satchell of Anointed Word and Inayah Mason, an Arcadia High senior who attends Painter’s New Mount Zion Baptist Church, also will take the stage. For more information, call the Historical Society at 787-8012 or visit 

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