23 May 2012

Upcoming Events Listed on NGS Events Calendar

With summer, we often have “time” or more interest in our genealogy research and in attending genealogy events ...

Below are a few of the upcoming events listed in the online NGS Events Calendar.

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14–16 June
Title-German Research: Methodology and Technology
Speakers; Warren Bittner and Michael John Neill
Tour of the Athenaeum, formerly Das Deutsche Haus
At Marriott East and adjoining LaQuinta Inn.
22–23 June
Buffalo, New York
On June 22 and June 23, 2012 at the Doubletree Club by Hilton, Buffalo Downtown, 125 High Street, Buffalo, New York. The program consists of a Board of Director’s meeting on Friday, June 22 and the annual membership meeting on Saturday, June 23. The annual meeting agenda will include presentations on Gottscheer history and a Genealogy Workshop. The region of Gottschee was a Germanic linguistic island in Slovenia that was first settled in the 1300's and was dissolved in 1941. Gottscheers have emigrated to the United States and Canada since in the 1880's. 
14 July
American Family History AND German Genealogy: Research for Both Sides of the Atlantic. Our Lady of the Snows Conference Center. Ann Carter Fleming and Carol Whitton present lectures for beginning through advanced family researchers to hone research and writing skills.
20–21 July
"Where Do You Think You Find It? I N D I A N A P O L I S !" on July 20 and 21, 2012 Pre-conference activities July 19
Speakers include Dick Eastman, Shamele Jordon, J. Mark Lowe, Dan Poffenberger, Megan Smolenyak Smolenyak, D. Joshua Taylor, Patricia Van Skaik, Curt Witcher and more.
The pre-conference activities include a workshop for librarians and volunteers who work with genealogy sources, computer labs, writing workshops, bus tours and other research opportunities. The day concludes with the program, Adventures Behind the Scenes.
11 August
Akron, Ohio
Join us for the free program "Discovering Your Civil War Ancestors" Saturday, August 11 from 9:30-4:30 in the Akron-Summit County Public Library Auditorium at 60 South High Street, Akron, Ohio. Presenters will be local researcher and reenactor John P. Gurnish and Certified Genealogist Amy Johnson Crow. Presentation topics: Summit County in the Civil War, Researching Ohio Civil War Ancestors, For Benefit of the Soldier: Civil War Fraternal Organizations, Researching Your Civil War Ancestors Online, and State and Local Records for Civil War Research. Free parking in the High-Market deck. To sign-up or for more information, visit the event website.

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