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Tuesday, August 22
Research Library Unveiling  (Local Events)
7:00 pm to 8:00 pm
Mount Holly, North Carolina

Annual Meeting & Research Library Unveiling

The Mount Holly Historical Society invites you to their monthly program and this year's Annual Program, "Mount Holly Historical Society: Year in Review".
 
TUESDAY, AUGUST 22, 2017
7:00 PM
We will also unveil the new Research Library to the public. Invite your friends and neighbors!
  • no admission
  • open to the public
  • begins at 7:00 PM
  • light refreshments will be served after the presentation


Saturday, August 26
Backcountry Days  (Local Events)
12:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Charlotte Museum of History
The Charlotte Museum of History presents Backcountry Days, a free, family-friendly event that highlights 18th century daily living in this region.The event will include activities, exhibits and an ice cream social. Olde Meck is going to participate as well, and will have an interactive exhibit focusing on where people are originally from.
 
Be sure to come visit us on 26 August at Backcountry Days!
 


Wednesday, August 30 through Saturday, September 2
Federation of Genealogical Societies 2017 National Conference  (Conferences)
Pittsburgh, PA
Pittsburgh will provide a wonderful historical backdrop with its rich genealogical resources for this four day genealogy event with local host Western Pennsylvania Genealogical Society. FGS Conference



Saturday, September 2
Genealogy Research: Finding Your Ancestors  (Local Events)
2:30 pm to 3:30 pm
Mountain Island Public Library, Charlotte, NC

Program offered the first Saturday of every month. Learn to trace your roots and family history. Get research tips from an experienced genealogist.



Friday, September 8 through Saturday, September 9
Pennsylvania German Cultural Heritage Center  (Conferences)
Kutztown University, Kutztown, Pennsylvania
Sacred Landscapes of Lancaster County: Bus tour of the regions decorated gravestones and an early meetinghouse. Second day conference, speakers on culture, genealogy, and history.


Saturday, September 9
FamilySearch Workshop  (Workshops)
11:00 am to 1:00 pm
Olde Meck Family Research Center

Join us at the Olde Meck Family Research Center to learn more about how to use

FamilySearch.org!

 

Barbara DeMase will demonstrate many of the techniques she has perfected in years of using the LDS Church free website to research her family history.

Let her show you how to unlock YOUR family secrets!

 

Saturday, September 9th, 11:00 a.m.

at the Olde Meck Family Research Center, 3500 Shamrock Drive,

Bring your own laptop if you want to have a dedicated connection to the site.

There is no charge, but space is limited, so sign up early.

Email info@oldemeck.org to reserve a spot or for more information.



Tuesday, September 12 through Tuesday, September 26
Joe Griffin: My Hometown, USA  (Local Events)
10:30 am to 11:30 am
The Well Church & Coffeehouse
On three consecutive Tuesdays in September, Olde Meck member Joe Griffin will speak about his recent book, My Hometown, USA. This book is a greatly expanded version of his original account entitled My Hometown, Pineville. The publication describes the history of Pineville and the surrounding area and includes many personal accounts, photos, and anecdotes about this vibrant community. In addition to describing the book, Joe will fill in details from area history that did not appear in the book.
 
This series of presentations is part of the Terrific Tuesday Lecture Series sponsored by The Sheperd's Center of Charlotte. The talks will be presented at The Well Church & Coffeehouse, 220 Main Street in Pineville. Go to http://shepherdscharlotte.org/adventures-in-learning-summer/ for more information.


Saturday, September 16
National Archives Symposium on World War I on the Home Front  (Workshops)
9:00 am to 4:30 pm
Morrow, Georgia

National Archives Symposium on World War I on the Home Front

“The Great War Over Here: Stories from the Home Front” is the National Archives symposium for September 16 from 9 a.m. until 4:30 p. m. at the National Archives at Atlanta in Morrow. Speakers will address various aspects of the war, including those who dissented, the poetry of the war, the class struggle between rich and poor and the Monuments Project. National Archives and Records Administration archivist Nathan Jordan will speak on the WWI records held by NARA at Atlanta. Joel Walker, coordinator of the event, will speak on political prisoners at the Atlanta penitentiary. The event is free, but limited to 200. Pre-registration is required at archives.gov/atlanta/symposiums/wwi or atlanta.archives@nara.gov. Co-sponsored by the Georgia World War One Centennial Commission. For information, contact Joel Walker at NARA at 770-968-2530.



Saturday, September 16
Georgia Genealogical Society’s fall seminar  (Workshops)
9:45 am to 4:15 pm
Marietta, Georgia

Lisa Louise Cooke, a nationally known speaker on genealogy, as well as a publisher and blogger, will speak at the Georgia Genealogical Society’s fall seminar on September 16.

Co-sponsored by the Cobb County Genealogical Society, the event will be held at the First Presbyterian Church, 189 Church St., Marietta, from 9:45 a.m until 4:15 p. m. Cooke, of Genealogy Gems, will present four lectures: “Google Books: The tool you should use every day”; “Get the Scoop on your Ancestors with Newspapers”; “How to Reopen and Work a Genealogy Cold Case”; and “Inspiring Ways to Capture the Interest of Non-Genealogists.”




Saturday, October 7 through Sunday, October 8
Discover Your Swedish Roots  (Workshops)
Lindsborg, Kansas
Twelve lectures from Beginning Level through Advanced Level over two days.
 
First we review what all beginners need to know to for successful research in Sweden and continue towards more advanced topics.
 
Kathy Meade with ArkivDigital returns to teach the best ways to make the most out of the Swedish Records online no matter your research experience.
 
The SwedGen Team genealogists from Sweden returns to Lindsborg by popular demand! They’ll help us understand some specialized research topics and share cultural traditions as well.
 
Geoffrey Morris, a Swedish research expert with FamilySearch, brings new research tips for genealogists who’ve been researching for awhile. He teaches how to read the old Gothic style handwriting and provides answers for many questions faced by researchers.


Saturday, October 7
Genealogy Research: Finding Your Ancestors  (Local Events)
2:30 pm to 3:30 pm
Mountain Island Public Library, Charlotte, NC

Program offered the first Saturday of every month. Learn to trace your roots and family history. Get research tips from an experienced genealogist.



Friday, October 20 through Sunday, October 22
Cumberland Pathways  (Conferences)
Carlisle, Pennsylvania
The Cumberland County Historical Society (CCHS), the Army Heritage Center Foundation, the Cumberland Valley Visitors Bureau, Dickinson College, and the Historical Society of Pennsylvania offer you the opportunity to explore your family history at Cumberland Pathways, October 20-22, 2017 in beautiful and historic Carlisle, Pennsylvania.  These institutions are home to unique archives and special collections.  During Cumberland Pathways, experts will provide guidance for your own family research and present the latest in genealogy trends.  Conference topics will range from preserving what you know to using DNA to unlock your family’s mysteries.


Saturday, October 28
NCGS Fall Conference  (Conferences)
8:00 am
Raleigh, NC

The event held annually by NCGS in the fall transforms into a conference format this year with the addition of multiple speakers and concurrent sessions. Please join us on 28 October 2017 at the McKimmon Conference and Training Center in Raleigh, North Carolina for a full day of nationally-recognized speakers discussing topics of interest to all genealogists and family historians, with special emphasis on records and techniques pertinent to North Carolina and the South. Speakers include Dr. Deborah Abbott, Jeffrey Haines, CG and Craig Roberts Scott, CG. An expanded exhibitor area will provide space for more vendors offering books and other products useful for genealogists.

Registration will open in July. Subscribe to our free, bi-monthly NCGS News to get the latest information about this event and all the important news from your North Carolina Genealogical Society.

www.ncgenealogy.org

 




Saturday, November 4
Genealogy Research: Finding Your Ancestors  (Local Events)
2:30 pm to 3:30 pm
Mountain Island Public Library, Charlotte, NC

Program offered the first Saturday of every month. Learn to trace your roots and family history. Get research tips from an experienced genealogist.




Saturday, December 2
Genealogy Research: Finding Your Ancestors  (Local Events)
2:30 pm to 3:30 pm
Mountain Island Public Library, Charlotte, NC

Program offered the first Saturday of every month. Learn to trace your roots and family history. Get research tips from an experienced genealogist.




Saturday, January 6, 2018
Genealogy Research: Finding Your Ancestors  (Local Events)
2:30 pm to 3:30 pm
Mountain Island Public Library, Charlotte, NC

Program offered the first Saturday of every month. Learn to trace your roots and family history. Get research tips from an experienced genealogist.



Sunday, January 21, 2018 through Friday, January 26, 2018
Elevate your Genealogical Education to New Heights  (Conferences)
Salt Lake City, Utah

Elevate your Genealogical Education to New Heights
21-26 January 2018
Hilton SLC Center, Salt Lake City, Utah



Friday, February 23, 2018 through Saturday, March 3, 2018
RootsTech 2018  (Conferences)
Salt Lake City, UT
RootsTech is a global family history event where people of all ages learn to discover, share and celebrate their family connections across generations through technology. At RootsTech, there is something for everyone, no matter your experience in family history or your skill level in technology. RootsTech 2018 will be held in February 28-March 3, 2018 at the Salt Palace Convention Center in Salt Lake City, Utah.



Wednesday, May 2, 2018 through Saturday, May 5, 2018
2018 NGS Family History Conference  (Conferences)
Grand Rapids, Michigan
The National Genealogical Society 2018 Family History Conference, Paths to Your Past, will be held in Grand Rapids, Michigan, 2‒5 May 2018. From beginners to the experienced researcher who aspires to certification, the annual NGS Family History Conference has something for everyone.