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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...
CROSSING THE POND:
FINDING IMMIGRANT ORIGINS
With Speaker Larry Fermi
Saturday, March 1st, 2014
10 am until Noon
A FULL WEEKEND OF GENEALOGY RESEARCH!
Saturday, February 22nd & Sunday, February 23rd
Genealogy Workshop: Finding Your Family History...
Sunday, March 2, 2014 "Letters From Home"
Author Ron Hershner will discuss his most recent book "Letters From Home: York County, Pennsylvania during the Civil War". “Letters From Home” is based upon 23 letters written to John Harvey...
March 8, 2014
WPGS Genealogy Open House
Join us for a Beginning Genealogy talk presented by Marilyn Holt, head of the Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh's Pennsylvania Department, followed by an Open House in the library with WPGS board members and volunteers on hand to answer questions about WPGS and assist you with your research.
Presented by Janet Taylor, this talk will focus on the Underground Railroad in Perry County, its connection to the network in the surrounding counties, and routes used to move fugitive slaves toward freedom.
We will follow up with a bus trip on April 10th to focus on the Underground Railroad in Perry County.
For more information please...
Workshop Wednesdays at the
NARA at Philadelphia Branch
Following Families to Freedom
Finding your World War I Ancestors
Tuesday, February 18th, 2014
Old York Road Genealogical Society Meeting
7:00: Regular Meeting
Worth a Thousand Words
Photos, snapshots, or mugshots - every photo has a story. Members of OYRGS are asked to send us their favorite photo and the story...