The Gloucester Genealogical Society of Virginia will hold its first in-person meeting since COVID-19 struck, at 10 a.m. Monday, May 24, in the Community Room of the Gloucester Library, Main Street Center.
The program will feature the showing of the 1996 documentary “‘They Live in Guinea,” a video of the Guinea fishing community in lower Gloucester.
In accordance with the existing COVID-19 guidelines, those attending will be asked to wear masks and practice social distancing, limiting those in attendance to 26 people.
Narrator of the video is the late C.B. “Buck” Rowe, at the time the owner/operator of one of the few surviving general stores in the Guinea area, C.B. Rowe & Son at Bena. This interesting look back of life in Guinea just a short 25 years ago is sure to invoke treasured memories of a Guinea that is all too quickly passing, a release stated.
As an added bonus, the latest edition of the Gloucester Genealogical Society of Virginia’s publication, “The Family Tr...
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