Maryland Genealogical Society
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The Genetic Genealogist
The Genetic Genealogist  (Fall Seminar)
Saturday, September 22
Double Tree by Hilton Laurel, 15101 Sweitzer Lane, Laurel, MD 20707
 
For our Fall Seminar, MGS will present a day of DNA, with nationally recognized DNA speaker Blaine Bettinger. Blaine Bettinger, Ph.D., J.D., is an intellectual property attorney by day and a DNA specialist by night. He is the author of the long-running blog The Genetic Genealogist, and frequently gives presentations and webinars to educate others about the use of DNA to explore their ancestry.
 
Early registration is now open to MGS members. To register, go to the Members Only page, sign in, then select "DNA Fall Seminar" from the left navigtaion bar. Regular registration, for non-members as well as members, will begin July 1.



2018 MGS Holiday Luncheon
2018 MGS Holiday Luncheon  (Luncheon)
Saturday, December 1
12:00 pm to 3:00 pm
Matthew's 1600, 1600 Frederick Road, Catonsville, MD 21228
 
Save the date for our 2018 Holiday Luncheon. Join Baltimore historian and educator, Wayne Schaumberg, for an illustrated program entitled "Christmas In Old Baltimore." The talk will focus on some of the great holiday traditions from the 1940s to the 1960s including downtown shopping at the "big four" department stores, visits with Santa, firehouse Christmas gardens, the Hochschild-Kohn's Toytown Parade, the Memorial Stadium Christmas tree sale and many others. Born and raised in the Waverly section of Baltimore, Wayne has been giving tours and illustrated lectures on Baltimore history for over 35 years covering a variety of topics from architecture to the Great Baltimore Fire. Look for more details and registration information in the coming months.