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Saturday, July 27
African American Genealogy Using Databases  (African American)
10:00 am to 12:00 pm
Enoch Pratt Free Library, Public Computing Center, 400 Cathedral Street, Baltimore, MD 21201
Come learn how to expand your research using our online databases!  Bring your Pratt Library card and learn how to use library databases to research your African American ancestors.  Explore how records you find will provide the broader context and specific details related to your family histories.

This is a four-part series.  Though attendance at previous sessions is not necessary, please note that concepts taught during earlier sessions will not be repeated in subsequent ones.  If you do not have a basic understanding of databases like Ancestry and/or HeritageQuest, it is highly recommended that you attend the first two sessions.



Saturday, August 3
Researching Your Ancestors Using Newspapers  (Internet Research)
10:00 am to 12:00 pm
Enoch Pratt Free Library, Public Computing Center, 400 Cathedral Street, Baltimore, MD 21201
Come learn how to expand your research using our online databases!  Bring your Pratt Library card and discover the types of information found in newspapers that can help you flesh out the story of your ancestors.  Online and database newspaper collections will be discussed.

This is a four-part series.  Though attendance at previous sessions is not necessary, please note that concepts taught during earlier sessions will not be repeated in subsequent ones.  If you do not have a basic understanding of databases like Ancestry and/or HeritageQuest, it is highly recommended that you attend the first two sessions.


Wednesday, August 21 through Saturday, August 24
Federation of Genealogical Societies Conference  (General)
Omni Shoreham Hotel, 2500 Calvert Street NW, Washington, DC 20008

The Omni Shoreham Hotel is the headquarters for the 2019 Family History Conference of the Federation of Genealogical Societies. Discounted room rates are available for booking through July 17th. The conference program and conference registration will be available soon. Check the FGS web site for more details. 




Saturday, October 19 through Sunday, October 20
Delmarva Genealogy Conference  (General)
Wicomico Youth and Civic Center, Salisbury, Maryland
Planning is underway for the inaugural Delmarva Genealogy Conference. We'll post more information when it is available, but in the meantime, save the date!