10 October 2011

October is Family History Month! Let’s Celebrate …

Special events and activities abound.  Do check out if your local society, library, archive, etc have any special events planned!


Some of what has crossed our desk includes:
o       Kimberly Powell, About.com talks about how you might celebrate Family History Month
o       Family Tree Magazine is offering some Free Webinars:
o       Start Writing Your Life Stories with Sunny Jane Morton, author of the book My Life & Times: A Guided Journal For Collecting Your Stories, takes place Thursday, Oct. 13 at Eastern Time (noon CT, MT, PT). Click here to sign up for this webinar
o       Be a Family History Detective: Secrets to Starting Your Genealogy, with Desmond Walls Allen, author of the book Family History Detective, is scheduled for Oct. 26 at Eastern Time (noon CT, MT, PT).  Click here to sign up.
o       The State Library of North Carolina has created a page with many tips and great resources for either starting or pursuing your Family History

What is happening in your community or state?  Please let us know!



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