Charlotte Hawkins Brown
Afro-American Historical and Genealogical Society – Charlotte Chapter
How to Join Charlotte AAHGS Chapter 
AAHGS Membership Benefits:
  • National Website Access.
  • Access to Knowledgeable network of Researchers.
  • Access to AAHGS Members-Only Area on the National Website (
  • Subscription to the Award-winning AAHGS Journal, a scholarly bi-annual publication.
  • Subscription to the Award-winning AAHGS News, a bi-monthly electronic magazine.
  • Access to the archive of issues of AAHGS News and Journal.
  • National Annual Conference discount, with professional and informative lectures, workshops, exhibits and tours.
  • Join over 1,300 individuals, families and corporations with over (35) chapters working towards a common goal.
  • Network and fellowship with other interested genealogists at every stage.
  • Learn new research skills, techniques, support materials etc.
  • Find members who are researching the same areas and names.
  • Advance your research efforts.
  • Make life-long friendships.
The AAHGS membership is based on a calendar year. The annual membership dues expire on December 31st of each year. National Dues are included.  Membership categories and costs are listed below:
Individual           $50/year
Family                $70/year
Organization       $75/year
Life Membership  (Individuals only)  $1300 - may be paid in three installments within a 3-year period
Children & Youth (10-17 years)   $5 – does Not Include National Membership
Membership Application and Dues
There are several ways to join:
Check or Money Order:
Print this Membership Form and mail with payment to:
                 PO Box 621032
                 Charlotte, NC 28262 
Mail the membership form to the address above or email it to and submit a payment via PayPal.  Please add $2.00 for Individual ($52), add $2.50 for Family ($72.50), add $2.60 for Organization ($77.60) for PayPal handling fee.  You will need to set up a PayPal account, if you do not have one already.
Or Attend a local chapter meeting and join through the chapter.