Aiken County Historical Museum Lecture Series Event

    433 Newberry St SW, Aiken, SC 29801
    Sunday,June 13th, 2021, 3:00 PM
    Lecture Title: African American Stories from Turn of the Century – The Seawright-Ellison and Thompson Families by Dr. Walter B. Curry, Jr.

Carolina Day Book Signing Event

   Rose Hill Estate
   Sheffield's Gardens
   221 Greenville Street, Aiken, SC, 29801
   Saturday, June 26th, 2021, 6:00 PM-9:00 PM

Southern Authors Expo

   Rose Hill Estate
   Sheffield's Gardens
   221 Greenville Street, Aiken, SC, 29801
   Saturday, June 26th, 2021, 6:00 PM-9:00 PM

2021 Jubilee Festival of Black History

Come out to the Jubilee Festival of Black History & Culture sponsored by Historic Columbia! I will be selling my latest book, The Awakening: The Seawright-Ellison Family Saga, Vol.1, which is rank #65 of 100 books in the Historical Essays category! The festival is free!

2022 Spring Speaker Series: SC Department of Archives & History

South Carolina African American Confederate Pensioners This session explores the reasons why South Carolina used African American labor during the war; the diverse roles of African American labor during the war; SC approval of Confederate pensions for African Americans; notable features of the pension application; and notable South Carolina African American Confederate Pensioners. The session […]

Black History Month/The Awakening: The Seawright-Ellison Family Saga Author Talk/Book Signing Event

Aiken Center For The Arts 122 Laurens St SW, Aiken, SC

Join us during Black History Month Saturday February 12th, 2022 at the Aiken Center For The Arts to learn about the amazing stories of two Aiken County African American families whose history goes back to slavery, the Reconstruction Era, the Civil Rights Movement, and the rise of African American gospel music featuring legendary gospel artist […]

Lower Richland Heritage & Genealogical Society

Join me on next Sunday, March 20th, at 3pm for my presentation: “How to Write Your Family History: The Narrative History Approach sponsored by the Lower Richland Heritage & Genealogical Society! The event will be on Zoom! Click on the link to register: https://us02web.zoom.us/.../tZYtceqprzgsHNUpJlTQud9YZEIIB...

A Conversation With Dr. Walter B. Curry, Jr., Charleston County Library

Baxter-Patrick James Island 1858 S.Grimball Road, Charleston, SC

Join Dr. Curry for a conversation on his book, The Thompson Family: Untold Stories from The Past (1830-1960) at the Baxter-Patrick James Island Library at 1 PM on April 16. This is the first of a series of talks in partnership with the International African American Museum! There will books for sale and you can […]