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Winton Triangle Presentation in Tappahannock, VA

November 12, 2016 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm

Marvin T. Jones presents photographs, maps and narrative of his community’s 275 year-old history of landowning mixed-race people in North Carolina’s Hertford County area.  The written history of the Winton Triangle begin in 1584 when the English first learn about the area.  The three main towns of the Triangle are Winton, Cofield and Ahoskie. The Winton Triangle’s story is that of a new people who cobbled success and identity despite colonization, wars, slavery and discrimination.

Hosted by the Middle Peninsula African-American Genealogical and Historical Society of Virginia.


Essex Public Library
117 Church Ln
Tappahannock, 22560 United States
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(804) 443-4945