Community members can learn about genealogy and local history in Manassas.
The Ruth E. Lloyd Information Center (RELIC) is hosting two events at Bull Run Regional Library this month.
RELIC helps library visitors research their family history as well as historical places and events.
It also offers free events year-round, according to a release from the county.
At 11 a.m. on Thursday, RELIC will host “African-American Genealogy: Tracking Families Before the Civil War.”
Event attendees will use a case study to learn how lives were traced during the age of slavery.
RELIC will also offer “Finding Your Family in the News” at on May 22.
The program, which begins at 7 p.m., will teach community members how to use newspaper archives for research.
To register for the events, contact RELIC by calling 703-792-4540 or emailing firstname.lastname@example.org.
More information is available on RELIC’s website.
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