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The African American Genealogy Group 25th Anniversary Celebration
Saturday, September 27 6 - 10 pm
Grand Ballroom, Crowne Plaza Hotel 4010 City Avenue, Philadelphia, PA
Keynote Speaker - Tim Pinnick Tim Pinnick is a professional genealogist, author, article writer and national speaker. He is a recognized specialist in Black newspaper research and the author of...
Dowsing is a method used by some to locate unmarked or unknown graves. Witness a demonstration at the Houserville Cemetery, 1320 Houserville Road, State College, PA at 6:30 pm, August 14, with Randall Stover, author and accomplished dowser. This program is sponsored by the Centre County Genealogical Society and is free to all. For more information, visit...
The Sigal Museum celebrates its birthday weekend with a variety of activities and talks Saturday and Sunday, August 9 and 10. On Sunday, artist Rick Smith will give a talk on Project Heart & Soil – his decade long project to document the farms and farmers of Northampton County. For a complete listing of the events schedule, visit...
Learn how to research the history of your home with genealogist Mimi Reed, Thursday, August 21 at 7 pm. Meetings are free and open the public. The Blair County Genealogical Society is located at 431 Scotch Valley Road, Hollidaysburg, PA,16648, and their telephone number is 814-696-3492. Visit their website at ...
SATURDAY, AUGUST 2, 2014
10:00 AM to 12:00 PM
at the David Library of the American Revolution
1201 River Road, Washington Crossing, PA
(Park behind the building and use the Conference Center entrance.)
HAVE YOU HIT A BRICK WALL WITH YOUR RESEARCH? Not sure what to do next? Come and
hear Christine Roberts present "Cold...
On May 22, the Franklin County Historical Society will present guest speaker Olga Herbert, Executive Director of the Lincoln Highway Heritage Corridor. Ms. Herbert will discuss the 100 years of the Lincoln Highway. The museum is located at 175 E. King Street in Chambersburg, PA. For more information, please call 717.264.1667 or visit franklinhistorical.org/.
Thursday, May 8, 2014 at 10 AM
CCHS volunteer, Lisa Brousse, will lead an updated tour of Ashland Cemetery. The tour will cover the history of the cemetery, changes in burial customs over the years and a discussion of ten important Carlisle citizens buried there, at least half of whom are women. Meet inside front gates of Ashland Cemetery. Dress for the weather and wear comfortable...
May 13, 20, 27 and June 1st — 7 pm at Headquarters Building
Rose Brown, genealogist, will present a four week genealogy workshop for beginners wanting to find their roots. There is a non-refundable materials fee ($10.00 for members, $15.00 for non-members). Pre-registration is required. Seating is limited and registration will be taken on first come, first served.
When: Saturday, June 7, 2014, 10 am to 12 noon
Where: David Library of the American Revolution
Subject: Newspapers and Genealogy
Digitization has created a huge increase in accessibility of newspapers – making this the “hot” record group for family historians. Learn the perils, pitfalls and frequent rewards of researching local and regional newspapers...
Did your ancestor have a Schuylkill County Connection?
Join the Society for a day of researching your roots!
Saturday, May 17, 2014
9:30 a.m. – 12:00 noon
$20 per person
Call 570-622-7540 to register
Here’s what you’ll learn
Resources available at Schuylkill County Historical society
Resources available at Schuylkill County...