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Library Hosts Guest Speaker on DNA Testing & Ancestry

By Samantha Thomason, Community Relations Manager, Central Rappahannock Regional Library

Biologist and genealogist Shannon Combs-Bennett will discuss what DNA testing could tell you about your ancestry, as well as which test you may want to take to verify your genealogy at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 2, 2016, at Headquarters Library, 1201 Caroline St., Fredericksburg.

An author and frequent lecturer on genealogy, Shannon will present her talk in support of the Central Rapphannock Regional Library’s Native Voices: Native Peoples’ Concepts of Health and Wellness exhibition, on view in the library’s Atrium through August. To learn more about Shannon Combs-Bennett, visit her website, T 2 Family History

The Native Voices: Native Peoples’ Concepts of Health and Wellness exhibition was developed and produced by the U.S. National Library of Medicine (NLM). The American Library Association (ALA) Public Programs Office, in partnership with NLM, tours the exhibition to selected libraries throughout the United States. Central Rappahannock Regional Library was chosen in a competitive grant process to host this entertaining and evocative exhibit.

CRRL Hosts Native Voices Exhibition and Events

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