Heinz History Center - GENEALOGY WEEKEND! - February 22nd & 23rd - 1212 Smallman St. Pittsburgh, PA

Feb 20, 2014

 

A FULL WEEKEND OF GENEALOGY RESEARCH!

Saturday, February 22nd & Sunday, February 23rd

 

 

SATURDAY:

 

Genealogy Workshop: Finding Your Family History

Sat., Feb. 22, 2014 • 11 a.m. - 1 p.m.


Join the Detre Library & Archives for a gathering of experts to learn about genealogical resources available in our region as part of the "Finding Your Family History" workshop.

Learn about the tools available to researchers and gather expert tips from representatives of the History Center's Detre Library and Archives, the Archives Service Center of the University of Pittsburgh, the Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh, the Pittsburgh Diocese Archives and Records Center, the Pittsburgh Pennsylvania Family History Center, and the Westmoreland County Historical Society as well as representatives from various genealogical societies.

 

The "Finding Your Family History" workshop is free for History Center members and free with regular museum admission: $15 for adults, $13 for seniors (age 62+), $6 for students and children (age 6-17), and free for children (age 5 and under).

 

Capacity is limited, so visitors are encouraged to RSVP to library@heinzhistorycenter.org or call 412-454-6364.

 

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SUNDAY:

 

Genealogy Workshop: Finding Jewish Ancestry Through Genetics

Sun., Feb. 23, 2014 • 1 - 3 p.m


Join the Rauh Jewish Archives for a genealogy workshop featuring Jeremy Balkin from Family Tree DNA to learn how genetics can help you discover more about your family's Jewish ancestry and provide insight into your family's past.

 

The "Finding Jewish Ancestry through Genetics" workshop is FREE (no museum admission fee required) and kosher refreshments will be served.

 

Capacity is limited, so visitors are encouraged to RSVP to Kelly Smith at kjsmith@heinzhistorycenter.org or call 412-454-6410.

 

The "Finding Jewish Ancestry through Genetics" workshop is underwritten by the William M. Lowenstein Genealogical Research Endowment Fund at the Jewish Community Foundation of the Jewish Federation of Greater Pittsburgh.

 

For more information about these and other programs at the Heinz History Center please visit their website.