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Saturday, February 24
D.I.G. – DNA Interest Group @ Kentucky Historical Society  (KHS Events)
10:30 am to 12:30 pm
Kentucky Historical Society, 100 W Broadway St, Frankfort KY 40601
 
For up-to-date information reguarding these events, including fees and registration, please visit the events page at: KentuckyAncestors.org

Join our Library staff for the next 6 months (February 24-July 28) as we explore the wonders of DNA! Each 4th Saturday of the month, from 10:30-12:30, we will join for discussion about DNA. Various topics will be assigned each month – so look at the upcoming dates to see which ones you would like to join. Bring along your questions and experiences to share with the group.

As the first month, our topic will be an Intro to DNA testing – exploring the various companies and sharing our experiences with testing options. 

All research levels welcome – whether you have tested or not – let’s learn from each other’s experiences!

Seating is limited – so please register prior to the event!

Each DNA Interest Group session is Free for KHS members OR part of the KHS’ general admission. Please pre-register by calling the KHS Refdesk at 502-564-1792 x.4460 or by e-mailing us at: khsrefdesk@ky.gov 

 



Tuesday, February 27
Louisville Genealogical Society --2nd Annual Mike's Picks - Products to Help Protect Your Research -  (Kentucky Seminars & Workshops)
1:00 pm to 3:00 pm
1000 South Hurstbourne Parkway (at Linn Station Road), Louisville, KY
 
Presenter: Mike Dittoe
 
You have spent years, maybe decades, researching your ancestors.  Where do you store all that data?  Many of you keep it on your computer hard drive.  This presentation will offer some options to help protect your research.



Thursday, March 1
Louisville Genealogical Society DNA Special Interest Group (SIG)  (Kentucky Seminars & Workshops)
10:00 am to 2:00 pm
Bon Air Regional Library, 2816 Del Rio Place, Louisville, KY 40220
 
Presenter: Debra Renard and Deborah Campisano
 
The DNA Special Interest Group meets the first Thursday of every month. Activities include live and recorded presentations, sharing of family history discoveries, question and answer sessions about DNA test results, and discussion of the latest news in the world of genetic genealogy. We are also working through the recently released book, Genetic Genealogy in Practice together. This book is available online from the National Genealogical Society, http://www.ngsgenealogy.org/. Bring your computer, your book, your questions and your lunch!
 
Louisville Genealogical Society 
https://kylgs.org/eventListings.php?nm=34
 


Saturday, March 3
Searching Shelby County Ancestors  (Conferences & Seminars)
10:00 am to 12:00 pm
Stratton Community Center, 215 Washington St., Shelbyville, Ky.
 
Speakers & Topics:
  • Kerry Magan (Shelby County Historical Society) – How to Research Shelby County Courthouse Annex records
  • Cheryl Rose (Historic District Comm.) – Should you chase what doesn't fit?
  • Linda Clemmons (Shelby County Cemetery Preservation Board) – Finding your ancestor in Shelby County Cemetery
  • Juett Stucker (Local researcher) – Resources at the Shelby County Public Library
Local researchers will be on hand to help answer questions on how to research in Shelby County. Cost: $5 per person.
 
For details, call the Shelby County Historical Society at (502) 487-8220.


Tuesday, March 13
Louisville Genealogical Society--Delia Webster: Conductor for the Underground Railroad  (Kentucky Seminars & Workshops)
1:00 pm to 3:00 pm
1000 South Hurstbourne Parkway (at Linn Station Road), Louisville, KY

Presenter: Nancy Stearns Theiss, PhD

 

Many women in Kentucky history are worthy of recognition during Women’s History Month. One particular standout, though maybe not well known in school history books, is Delia Webster. This Vermont native moved to Kentucky and became a conductor for the Underground Railroad (UGR), risking her life many times as she persisted in assisting enslaved people in Kentucky to their  freedom. Nancy Stearns Theiss presents a two-hour seminar on the life of Delia Webster.
 

Learn more on the Louisville Genealogical Society website, www.kylgs.org.

 

 


Tuesday, March 13
Estate Settlement Research: There's a Way With or Without a Will!"  (Conferences & Seminars)
7:00 pm to 8:30 pm
MidPointe Library, 9363 Centre Pointe Dr., West Chester Township, Ohio
 
The Genealogical Surveyor, Liz Stratton, PLCGS, presents how-to information on getting the most information from wills and how to research an estate even if there is no will. Learn about the estate settlement process and the valuable information it can yield – including the married names of daughters, confirmation of parentage, and details about family migrations. Discover how county boundary changes might affect your research and how to find estate records in print, online, or at the courthouse. The presenter has designed the presentation to be useful for research in all states except Louisiana.
 
Stratton specializes in Ohio’s complex land and court records and lectures and writes on a variety of genealogical topics. She serves as Education Director of the Hamilton County Genealogical Society and President of the Association of Professional Genealogists Virtual Chapter.
 
For details, see the website of the Butler County (Ohio) Chapter of the Ohio Genealogical Society or visit the event page on Facebook.
 
 


Saturday, March 17
Kentuckiana Family Research Conference  (Conferences & Seminars)
LDS Church, 1000 S. Hurstbourne Parkway, Louisville, Ky.
 
This annual event hosted by the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints is set for Saturday, March 17. Location: The LDS church at 1000 S. Hurstbourne Parkway in Louisville. Details coming soon on the conference’s Facebook page and at http://kfrconf.org/.
 


Saturday, March 24
D.I.G. – DNA Interest Group @ Kentucky Historical Society  (KHS Events)
10:30 am to 12:30 pm
Kentucky Historical Society, 100 W Broadway St, Frankfort KY 40601
 
Join the KHS Library staff over the next six months (February 24 - July 28) as we explore the wonders of DNA. Each 4th Saturday of the month, from 10:30-12:30, the staff will lead discussions on various DNA topics. The schedule will be posted online so interested persons can see which sessions they want to join. Bring along questions and experiences to share with the group.

 

The topic for March: Looking at the results: autosomal and ethnicity reports 

People at all research levels are welcome – whether or not they have done DNA testing.

Seating is limited – so please register prior to the event!

Each DNA Interest Group session is Free for KHS members OR part of the KHS’ general admission. Please pre-register by calling the KHS Refdesk at 502-564-1792 x.4460 or by e-mailing us at: khsrefdesk@ky.gov 

For up-to-date information regarding these events, visit kentuckyancestors.org or send email to KGSrefdesk@ky.gov.



Tuesday, March 27
Selected Records from Revolutionary War Pension and Bounty-Land Warrant Application Files (Workshop  (Kentucky Seminars & Workshops)
1:00 pm to 3:00 pm
1000 South Hurstbourne Parkway (at Linn Station Road), Louisville, KY
 
Presenter: Betty Darnell
 
In the “dark ages” we had to be content with “Selected Records from Revolutionary War Pension and Bounty-Land Warrant Application Files,” available on microfilm in some libraries, or ordered from the National Archives. These files were “selected” as the most important records from the file. The entire files are now available on the internet, so you may need to check your ancestor’s file again. We’ll see some examples of some of the “less-important” records from the “non-select” portion of the files.

www.kylgs.org



Saturday, March 31
Genealogy Tea & Sympathy @ Kentucky Historical Society  (KHS Events)
2:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Kentucky Historical Society, 100 W Broadway St, Frankfort KY 40601
 
For up-to-date information reguarding these events, including fees and registration, please visit the events page at KentuckyAncestors.org
 

Join the KHS Library staff on the 5th Saturday of the month (when they occur) from 2 - 4PM for tea time and good ole-fashioned conversation. Have an ancestor who is eluding you? Confused about which source to use next? Have questions about the proof standard or how to get the kids involved? Bring along your genealogy issues, hot topics, or questions, and the group will try to help you. Even if we can’t solve your problem, we promise to provide lots of tea and sympathy!

All research levels welcome – let’s learn from each other’s experiences!

Each Genealogy Tea and Sympathy session is Free for KHS members OR part of the KHS’ general admission. Please pre-register by calling the KHS Refdesk at 502-564-1792 x.4460 or by e-mailing us at: khsrefdesk@ky.gov 




Thursday, April 5
Louisville Genealogical Society DNA Special Interest Group (SIG)  (Kentucky Seminars & Workshops)
10:00 am to 2:00 pm
Bon Air Regional Library, 2816 Del Rio Place, Louisville, KY 40220
Presented by: Debra Renard and Deborah Campisano
 
The DNA Special Interest Group meets the first Thursday of every month. Activities include live and recorded presentations, sharing of family history discoveries, question and answer sessions about DNA test results, and discussion of the latest news in the world of genetic genealogy. We are also working through the recently released book, Genetic Genealogy in Practice together. This book is available online from the National Genealogical Society, http://www.ngsgenealogy.org/. Bring your computer, your book, your questions and your lunch!
Louisville Genealogical Society 
https://kylgs.org/eventListings.php?nm=34
 


Friday, April 27 through Saturday, April 28
Virginia Genealogical Society Spring Conference  (Conferences & Seminars)
Richmond, Virginia
 
The Virginia Genealogical Society's annual spring conference is scheduled for April 27 and 28 April 2018. A pre-conference research day of guided research will be conducted from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Friday, April 27 April, by experienced researchers at the Library of Virginia, 800 East Broad Street, Richmond, Va. This event is free and open to the public.
 
The conference will be on Saturday, April 28, at the Four Points by Sheraton-Richmond Airport, 4700 S. Laburnum Ave. Attendees can choose from three lecture tracks: Finding Your Ancestors – Doing It Right the First Time, African-American Research, and Researching Presbyterians and Their Scottish Connections.
 
The registration fee, which includes a buffet lunch, is $44 for VGS members , $55 for others. After April 1, add $10. For details and registration, see www.vgs.org.
 


Saturday, April 28
Ohio Chapter, Palatines to America – Spring Seminar – German History and Records  (Conferences & Seminars)
9:00 am to 3:30 pm
Der Dutchman Restaurant, 445 S. Jefferson Ave., Plain City, Ohio
 
At this full-day seminar on “German History and Records," Roger P. Minert, PhD., AG, will present four sessions: A Genealogist's Outline of German History Since 1517, Residential Registration in Germany, German Census Records, and Communicating With Agencies and Individuals in Europe.
 
Time: 9 a.m.-3:30 p.m. Eastern time
Sponsor: Ohio Chapter Palatines to America, German Genealogy Society
Location: Der Dutchman Restaurant, 445 Jefferson Ave. (U.S. Rte. 42),  Plain City, OH
More information: www.oh-palam.org

 


Saturday, April 28
Indiana Genealogical Society Annual Meeting & Conference  (Conferences & Seminars)
9:00 am to 5:00 pm
University Center North, 4201 Grant Line Road, New Albany, Indiana
 
 
Theme: From Albany to New Albany," with featured speaker Jane E. Wilcox of the New York Genealogical and Biographical Society. Four sessions, plus one concurrent session per hour on other topics.
 
Registration and details at http://www.indgensoc.org/conference.php.
 
 


Saturday, April 28
D.I.G. – DNA Interest Group @ Kentucky Historical Society  (KHS Events)
10:30 am to 12:30 pm
Kentucky Historical Society, 100 W Broadway St, Frankfort KY 40601
 

Join the KHS Library staff over the next six months (February 24 - July 28) as we explore the wonders of DNA. Each 4th Saturday of the month, from 10:30-12:30, the staff will lead discussions on various DNA topics. The schedule will be posted online so interested persons can see which sessions they want to join. Bring along questions and experiences to share with the group.

 

The topic for this month: Using GEDmatch for additional analysis

People at all research levels are welcome – whether or not they have done DNA testing.

Seating is limited – so please register prior to the event!

Each DNA Interest Group session is Free for KHS members OR part of the KHS’ general admission. Please pre-register by calling the KHS Refdesk at 502-564-1792 x.4460 or by e-mailing us at: khsrefdesk@ky.gov 

For up-to-date information regarding these events, visit kentuckyancestors.org or send email to KGSrefdesk@ky.gov.




Thursday, May 3
Louisville Genealogical Society DNA Special Interest Group (SIG)  (Kentucky Seminars & Workshops)
10:00 am to 2:00 pm
Bon Air Regional Library, 2816 Del Rio Place, Louisville, KY 40220
Presented by: Debra Renard and Deborah Campisano
 
The DNA Special Interest Group meets the first Thursday of every month. Activities include live and recorded presentations, sharing of family history discoveries, question and answer sessions about DNA test results, and discussion of the latest news in the world of genetic genealogy. We are also working through the recently released book, Genetic Genealogy in Practice together. This book is available online from the National Genealogical Society, http://www.ngsgenealogy.org/. Bring your computer, your book, your questions and your lunch!
Louisville Genealogical Society 
https://kylgs.org/eventListings.php?nm=34
 


Saturday, May 26
D.I.G. – DNA Interest Group @ Kentucky Historical Society  (KHS Events)
10:30 am to 12:30 pm
Kentucky Historical Society, 100 W Broadway St, Frankfort KY 40601

 

Join the KHS Library staff over the next six months (February 24 - July 28) to explore the wonders of DNA. Each 4th Saturday of the month, from 10:30-12:30, the staff will lead discussions on various DNA topics. The schedule will be posted online so interested persons can see which sessions they want to join. Bring along questions and experiences to share with the group.

 

The topic this month: Looking at match positions.

People at all research levels are welcome – whether or not they have done DNA testing.

Seating is limited – so please register prior to the event!

Each DNA Interest Group session is Free for KHS members OR part of the KHS’ general admission. Please pre-register by calling the KHS Refdesk at 502-564-1792 x.4460 or by e-mailing us at: khsrefdesk@ky.gov 

For up-to-date information regarding these events, visit kentuckyancestors.org or send email to KGSrefdesk@ky.gov.

 

 




Thursday, June 7
Louisville Genealogical Society DNA Special Interest Group (SIG)  (Kentucky Seminars & Workshops)
10:00 am to 2:00 pm
Bon Air Regional Library, 2816 Del Rio Place, Louisville, KY 40220
Presented by: Debra Renard and Deborah Campisano
 
The DNA Special Interest Group meets the first Thursday of every month. Activities include live and recorded presentations, sharing of family history discoveries, question and answer sessions about DNA test results, and discussion of the latest news in the world of genetic genealogy. We are also working through the recently released book, Genetic Genealogy in Practice together. This book is available online from the National Genealogical Society, http://www.ngsgenealogy.org/. Bring your computer, your book, your questions and your lunch!
Louisville Genealogical Society 
https://kylgs.org/eventListings.php?nm=34
 


Saturday, June 23
D.I.G. – DNA Interest Group @ Kentucky Historical Society  (KHS Events)
10:30 am to 12:30 pm
Kentucky Historical Society, 100 W Broadway St, Frankfort KY 40601
 
For up-to-date information reguarding these events, including fees and registration, please visit the events page at: KentuckyAncestors.org

 

Join our Library staff for the next 6 months (February 24-July 28) as we explore the wonders of DNA! Each 4th Saturday of the month, from 10:30-12:30, we will join for discussion about DNA. Various topics will be assigned each month – so look at the upcoming dates to see which ones you would like to join. Bring along your questions and experiences to share with the group.

This month, our topic will be: Making contact with cousin matches

All research levels welcome – whether you have tested or not – let’s learn from each other’s experiences!

Seating is limited – so please register prior to the event!

Each DNA Interest Group session is Free for KHS members OR part of the KHS’ general admission. Please pre-register by calling the KHS Refdesk at 502-564-1792 x.4460 or by e-mailing us at: khsrefdesk@ky.gov 

 



Saturday, June 30
Genealogy Tea & Sympathy @ Kentucky Historical Society  (KHS Events)
2:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Kentucky Historical Society, 100 W Broadway St, Frankfort KY 40601
 
For up-to-date information reguarding these events, including fees and registration, please visit the events page at: KentuckyAncestors.org
 

Join our Library staff on the 5th Saturday of every month from 2-4PM for tea time and good ole fashioned conversation. Have an ancestor that is eluding you? Confused about which source to use next? Have questions about the proof standard or how to get the kids involved? Bring along your genealogy issues, hot topics or questions and the group will try to help you out. Even if we can’t solve your problem, we promise to provide lots of tea and sympathy!

All research levels welcome – let’s learn from each other’s experiences!

Each Genealogy Tea and Sympathy session is Free for KHS members OR part of the KHS’ general admission. Please pre-register by calling the KHS Refdesk at 502-564-1792 x.4460 or by e-mailing us at: khsrefdesk@ky.gov 




Saturday, July 21
Kentucky Ancestors Town Hall  (KHS Events)
9:00 am to 4:00 pm
Kentucky Historical Society, 100 W Broadway St, Frankfort KY 40601
 
For up-to-date information reguarding these events, including fees and registration, please visit the events page at: KentuckyAncestors.org
 

Join us for a full day of Kentucky genealogy activities:

  • Witness Kentucky family mysteries solved by the experts, filmed before a live studio audience
  • Get information from Kentucky genealogy groups and experts at the Genealogy Expo
  • Visit the Genealogy Makerspace:  A vendor/exhibit area filled with hands-on learning stations that allow you to engage with staff and create genealogy related items
  • Learn about genealogy tips and tricks at the Demo Stage

Kentucky Ancestors Town Hall is an annual genealogy event of the Kentucky Historical Society. In 2018, it will take place on July 21 at the Thomas D. Clark Center for Kentucky History in Frankfort. 

 



Saturday, July 28
D.I.G. – DNA Interest Group @ Kentucky Historical Society  (KHS Events)
10:30 am to 12:30 pm
Kentucky Historical Society, 100 W Broadway St, Frankfort KY 40601
 
For up-to-date information reguarding these events, including fees and registration, please visit the events page at: KentuckyAncestors.org

 

Join our Library staff for the next 6 months (February 24-July 28) as we explore the wonders of DNA! Each 4th Saturday of the month, from 10:30-12:30, we will join for discussion about DNA. Various topics will be assigned each month – so look at the upcoming dates to see which ones you would like to join. Bring along your questions and experiences to share with the group.

This month, our topic will be: Review and experiences roundup – goals for going forward (Watch for 2019 schedule)

All research levels welcome – whether you have tested or not – let’s learn from each other’s experiences!

Seating is limited – so please register prior to the event!

Each DNA Interest Group session is Free for KHS members OR part of the KHS’ general admission. Please pre-register by calling the KHS Refdesk at 502-564-1792 x.4460 or by e-mailing us at: khsrefdesk@ky.gov 

 




Friday, August 3
Library Late Night: Extended Research  (KHS Events)
5:00 pm to 9:00 pm
Kentucky Historical Society, 100 W Broadway St, Frankfort KY 40601
 
For up-to-date information reguarding these events, including fees and registration, please visit the events page at: KentuckyAncestors.org

Always running out of research time? The Martin F. Schmidt Research Library will be open for extended hours on Friday August 3rd, from 5-9pm! Spend an evening researching your ancestors in Kentucky’s largest genealogy library! Our holdings span all of Kentucky’s 120 counties and include published works; archival records such as manuscripts, photographs, maps, atlases; oral history interviews; and microfilm.

Cost: $8 for KHS members OR $10 for non-members (general admission not required for the evening hours, but may be required if you arrive for research during regular open hours of 10-5.) Payment taken on-site that evening; No pre-registration necessary. For more information: 502-564-1792 x.4460 or khsrefdesk@ky.gov 




Saturday, September 22
Workshop: Family History Writing and Publishing Part I  (KHS Events)
10:30 am to 4:00 pm
Kentucky Historical Society, 100 W Broadway St, Frankfort KY 40601
For up-to-date information reguarding these events, including fees and registration, please visit the events page at: KentuckyAncestors.org
 

Join KHS staff as they take you through a Family History Writing and Publishing Boot Camp! This event is part one of a 2 part series designed to guide you through the steps of sharing your family history for future generations. Part I (all day) will cover intense lessons on writing your family narrative – establishing focus, readability/story flow, supporting details and citations. As part of this day, we will also advise on digitizing supplemental content, copyright, and the various ways you can publish what you write. At the end of the class, you will be equipped with the knowledge and abilities to start your publication journey. For Part II (afternoon only) on November 3rd, we will meet to discuss your writings as produced over the past month, and work with you on publishing a product to have ready for sharing with family in time for the Holidays!

Part I event runs from 10:30am-12:30pm AND 2-4pm. Cost: $24 for KHS members OR $30 + $8 general admission for non-members. Part II (November 3rd, 2-4:30pm) is a separate event with its own fee, but a package discount would apply if purchasing both events. (Package Cost for both Parts I & II: $35 for KHS Members OR $55 for Non-Members) Seating is limited and pre-registration is required. To register, please call 502-564-1792 x.4408. For more information: khsrefdesk@ky.gov 



Saturday, September 29
Genealogy Tea & Sympathy @ Kentucky Historical Society  (KHS Events)
2:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Kentucky Historical Society, 100 W Broadway St, Frankfort KY 40601
For up-to-date information reguarding these events, including fees and registration, please visit the events page at: KentuckyAncestors.org
 

Join our Library staff on the 5th Saturday of every month from 2-4PM for tea time and good ole fashioned conversation. Have an ancestor that is eluding you? Confused about which source to use next? Have questions about the proof standard or how to get the kids involved? Bring along your genealogy issues, hot topics or questions and the group will try to help you out. Even if we can’t solve your problem, we promise to provide lots of tea and sympathy!

All research levels welcome – let’s learn from each other’s experiences!

Each Genealogy Tea and Sympathy session is Free for KHS members OR part of the KHS’ general admission. Please pre-register by calling the KHS Refdesk at 502-564-1792 x.4460 or by e-mailing us at: khsrefdesk@ky.gov 




Saturday, October 6
Getting Started with Genealogy--Registration Required  (KHS Events)
2:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Kentucky Historical Society, 100 W Broadway St, Frankfort KY 40601
For up-to-date information reguarding these events, including fees and registration, please visit the events page at: KentuckyAncestors.org
 

Make 2018 the year you begin your genealogy journey! Connecting to our ancestors is an amazing experience – and while the research can feel daunting, this workshop will get you started on a firm foundation.

We will cover the basics such as: 

  • Research strategies
  • Online resources
  • Offline resources (libraries/archives)
  • Family interviews/artifacts
  • Family tree software
  • Using fundamental records (census, vital statistics, marriage, probate)
  • Organization/storage and sharing with family
  • Further educational resources to guide you on your way!

This workshop is $8 for KHS members OR $10 + $8 general admission for non-members. Seating is limited – pre-registration is required. To register, please call 502-564-1792 x.4408 For more information: ksrefdesk@ky.gov 



Saturday, October 27
Piecing Together History: Family Bible Records  (KHS Events)
10:00 am to 5:00 pm
Kentucky Historical Society, 100 W Broadway St, Frankfort KY 40601
For up-to-date information reguarding these events, including fees and registration, please visit the events page at: KentuckyAncestors.org
 

Join us in the Martin F. Schmidt Research Library for a Piecing Together History open house (10am-5pm) – focusing on Family Bible Records! Did you know that the Kentucky Historical Society has one of the largest family Bible collections in the state? These Family Bibles can be located throughout the library and archival storage, including:

  • Over 200 original Family Bible Records in archival storage with some images online at kyhistory.com
  • An eleven volume set of photocopied records contributed by past library patrons
  • Additional copies of Family Bible Records in our surname vertical files and within local published histories
  • Transcribed Bible Records in print editions of Kentucky Ancestors and The Register

Throughout the day you will be able to view the original Bible Records, explore the other holdings, and help research the families listed. Plus – if you have a Family Bible in your collection which contains family/genealogy information, please consider bringing it along to have digitized! The images scanned that day will be shared with other researchers through our Digital Collections Catalog.

This event is Free for KHS members OR part of the KHS’ general admission. No registration necessary. For more information: 502-564-1792 x.4460 or khsrefdesk@ky.gov 




Saturday, November 3
Workshop: Family History Writing and Publishing Part II  (KHS Events)
2:00 am to 4:00 pm
Kentucky Historical Society, 100 W Broadway St, Frankfort KY 40601
For up-to-date information reguarding these events, including fees and registration, please visit the events page at: KentuckyAncestors.org
 

Join KHS staff as they take you through a Family History Writing and Publishing Boot Camp! This event is part one of a 2 part series designed to guide you through the steps of sharing your family history for future generations. Part I (all day) will cover intense lessons on writing your family narrative – establishing focus, readability/story flow, supporting details and citations. As part of this day, we will also advise on digitizing supplemental content, copyright, and the various ways you can publish what you write. At the end of the class, you will be equipped with the knowledge and abilities to start your publication journey. For Part II (afternoon only) on November 3rd, we will meet to discuss your writings as produced over the past month, and work with you on publishing a product to have ready for sharing with family in time for the Holidays!

Part I event runs from 10:30am-12:30pm AND 2-4pm. Cost: $24 for KHS members OR $30 + $8 general admission for non-members. Part II (November 3rd, 2-4:30pm) is a separate event with its own fee, but a package discount would apply if purchasing both events. (Package Cost for both Parts I & II: $35 for KHS Members OR $55 for Non-Members) Seating is limited and pre-registration is required. To register, please call 502-564-1792 x.4408. For more information: khsrefdesk@ky.gov 




Saturday, December 29
Genealogy Tea & Sympathy @ Kentucky Historical Society  (KHS Events)
2:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Kentucky Historical Society, 100 W Broadway St, Frankfort KY 40601
For up-to-date information reguarding these events, including fees and registration, please visit the events page at: KentuckyAncestors.org
 

Join our Library staff on the 5th Saturday of every month from 2-4PM for tea time and good ole fashioned conversation. Have an ancestor that is eluding you? Confused about which source to use next? Have questions about the proof standard or how to get the kids involved? Bring along your genealogy issues, hot topics or questions and the group will try to help you out. Even if we can’t solve your problem, we promise to provide lots of tea and sympathy!

All research levels welcome – let’s learn from each other’s experiences!

Each Genealogy Tea and Sympathy session is Free for KHS members OR part of the KHS’ general admission. Please pre-register by calling the KHS Refdesk at 502-564-1792 x.4460 or by e-mailing us at: khsrefdesk@ky.gov