Tuesday, January 14, 2014

Forget Me Not – Family History Day - March 1, 2014

The Family History Center of Fredericksburg, VA is holding a one-day conference on March 1, 2014, 8:30 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. at 1710 Bragg Road, Fredericksburg, VA. Greg Crawford, Local Records Program Manager at the Library of Virginia will be the keynote speaker. 

In addition, twenty classes will be available, a partial list of classes and speakers include:  

Shannon Bennett - DNA in Genealogical Research
Carol Petranek - Co-Director Washington DC Family History Center - Genealogy 101, Genealogy 102
Jean Cooper - Librarian / Genealogical Resources Specialist at University of Virginia Library - Using the Census, Using Newspapers
Dr. Shelley Murphy - Averett University, Beginning African American Research
Greg Crawford - Local Records Program Manager, Library of Virginia - Pre-Civil War African American Genealogy, The Lost Records Project (keynote)   
Katie Derby - Director Culpeper Family History Center - Beyond Beginnings: Intermediate Research, The Price is Right: Free Online Research
Beth Gainer - How to Transcribe and Record Grave Sites
Dan Liggett - FamilySearch Indexing
Ann Amadori - Director Fredericksburg Family History Center- Family Search & Family Tree

The conference is free, and registration is recommended to reserve your seat at Family History Day.

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