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Saturday, May 13
2nd Saturday Genealogy  (Second Saturday)
10:30 am to 1:00 pm
Thomas D. Clark Center for Kentucky History, 100 W. Broadway, Frankfort, Ky.
 
PRESENTER: John Heider, cemetery preservationist; owner of R.I.P., Ltd. (http://www.ripltd.com/) a company that offers on-site preservation services, consultation, workshops, and training for volunteers in cemetery preservation.
 
TOPIC: Saving Pieces of History – In two one-hour sessions, Heider's presentation will cover these topics:
  • Where and How Local Cemeteries Started
  • Restoring a Cemetery's Physical History
  • Repairs
  • Enlisting a Work Force
  • Materials, Equipment, and Methods
  • Personal Experiences
  • Q&A Session
Heider bases his program on his company's experiences on preserving cemeteries and their gravestones and interacting with private individuals, social societies, religious groups, and government agencies. He invites participants to discover how our "Silent Cities" communicate in their own way.
 
 
 
 
 
 



Saturday, June 10
Second Saturday Genealogy  (Second Saturday)
10:30 am to 1:00 pm
Thomas D. Clark Center for Kentucky History, 100 W. Broadway, Frankfort, Ky.
 
PRESENTER: Kathy Reed, Program Director, Hamilton County (Ohio) Genealogical Society; retired educator, blogger (https://ohioriverways.blogspot.com/) , family historian
 
TOPICS: To Be Announced
 



Saturday, July 8
Second Saturday Genealogy  (Second Saturday)
10:30 am to 1:00 pm
Thomas D. Clark Center for Kentucky History, 100 W. Broadway, Frankfort, Ky.
 
PRESENTER: Wayne Winkler, director of WETS-FM/HD, East Tennessee State University; author and speaker about Melungeon heritage; past president of the Melungeon Heritage Association
 
TOPICS: Winkler comes back to Second Saturday Genealogy by popular demand to talk about the Melungeon people and culture. Specitic topics will be announced soon.



Saturday, August 5
KGS Annual Seminar  (Annual Seminar)
8:00 am to 4:00 pm
Thomas D. Clark Center for Kentucky History, 100 W. Broadway, Frankfort, Ky.
 
PRESENTER: Gerald "Jerry" Smith, CG, SM – Professional genealgist specializing in Pennsylvania families prior to 1900; author of books and journal articles; member of many genealogical organizations, including Association of Professional Genealogists and Genealogical Speakers Guild.
 
TOPICS: To Be Announced. Watch this website for full details coming soon.



Saturday, September 9
Second Saturday Genealogy  (Second Saturday)
10:00 am to 1:00 pm
Thomas D. Clark Center for Kentucky History, 100 W. Broadway, Frankfort, Ky.
 
PRESENTER: Patrick Lewis
 
TOPICS: To be announced



Saturday, October 14
Second Saturday Genealogy  (Second Saturday)
10:00 am to 1:00 pm
Thomas D. Clark Center for Kentucky History, 100 W. Broadway, Frankfort, Ky.
 
PRESENTER: Gail Jackson Miller, CG – Certified professional genealogist with 20+ years of experience working with clients who have Kentucky and Tennessee roots with ties to surrounding states.
 
TOPICS:  To Be Announced



Saturday, November 11
Second Saturday Genealogy  (Second Saturday)
10:30 am to 1:00 pm
Thomas D. Clark Center for Kentucky History, 100 W. Broadway, Frankfort, Ky.
 
PRESENTER: Debra Smith Renard, full-time genealogical researcher and presenter with specialties in adoption and DNA genealogy; founder of Eureka! Genealogy; board member, Kentucky Genealogical Society and Louisville Genealogical Society; member of multiple genealogical and lineage organizations; co-founder and co-leader of the Louisville Genetic Genealogy Special Interest Group.
 
TOPICS: To Be Announced



Saturday, December 9
Second Saturday Genealogy  (Second Saturday)
10:30 am to 1:00 pm
Thomas D. Clark Center for Kentucky History, 100 W. Broadway, Frankfort, Ky.
 
PRESENTER: Nancy Simmons Roberson – retired K-12 educator and athletics director from Michigan, now living in Louisville. She has 30 years of genealogical research experience and has been teaching and sharing her knowledge of FamilySearch for several years. Roberson is past president of the Louisville Genealogical Society and teaches the society's internet genealogy classes.
 
TOPICS: To Be Announced