August 21-24, 2013 The Federation of Genealogical Societies Conference
Fort Wayne, Indiana
"Journey Through Generations,"
steps away from the world-famous Genealogy Center at the Allen County Public Library.
September 8, 2013 Monmouth County Genealogical Society 2 PM
Kathleen Dodds: Catholic Sacramental Records in Genealogical Research
Community Center, 68 Broad Street, Eatontown, NJ
September 20-21, 2013 NY State Family History Conference
Sponsored by The NY Genealogical Biographical Society
Holiday Inn and Conference Center, Liverpool, New York (just outside Syracuse)
NYG&B and Central New York Genealogical Society members save an extra $25.
For complete details, visit the Conference website at www.NYSFHC.org.
September 28, 2013 7th Annual Bucks County Ancestry Fair 9 AM-4 PM
Bucks County Conference and Visitors Center, 3207 Street Rd, Bensalem, PA
Vendors, Organizations, Lectures....Free. No Registration Required
9:00 - 9:30 am - Welcome! Bucks County Register of Wills Commissioner Donald Petrille Jr., Esq., will give us an update on the most recent preservation and access programs in place in this Bucks County department.
9:30 - 10:30 am - Karen Higgins - Getting Started with Your Family Research
10:30 - 11:30 am - Gerald Vallette with Doylestown FamilySearch - Exploring the New FamilySearch Website
11:30 - 12:30 pm - Lunch, on your own locally or brown bag.
12:30 - 1:30 pm - Shamele Jordon - Tips and Techniques for Using Technology in Genealogical Research
1:30 - 2:30 pm - Karen Morrow, Sue Kellerman & Cheri Banks - The Library of Congress Chronicling America: The Penn State Newspaper Project
2:30 - 3:30 pm - Carol Sheaffer - Would I Lie to You...How Our Ancestors Sometimes Lead Us Astray
This event is FREE and open to the public. Attend one, two or as many lectures as you like!
Visit with genealogy vendors, booksellers, and local Bucks County Genealogical & Historical Societies for help with your research questions.
The Bucks County Ancestry Fair is sponsored by GSP in conjunction with the Bucks County Visitors Center.
October 7, 2013 Monday - Archives Week Seminars - Monmouth County Library, 125 Symmes Drive, Manalapan
For registration, contact: Shelagh Reilly, 732-308-3771 ext.7 or firstname.lastname@example.org
9:00 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. Morning refreshments
9:30 a.m. to Noon. Free African American Families in Antebellum Monmouth County
Presenter: Joe Grabas, Certified Title Professional
1p.m. to 2:30 p.m. Margaret Bourke-White: The Prohibition Years
Presenter: Gary D. Saretzky, Archivist
October 9, 2013 Wednesday - Archives Week Seminars - Monmouth County Library, 125 Symmes Drive, Manalapan
9:00 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. Morning refreshments
9:30 a.m. to Noon Prohibition Authors Panel
This program features six authors who have written books on the Prohibition Era, with a focus on New Jersey. The speakers will be available for book signing after the program.
1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. Dealing with Disasters: Recent Recovery Efforts in New Jersey
This program will feature speakers who have direct experience in disaster recovery at museums, libraries, and a home, primarily as a result of Hurricane Sandy in 2012.
October 12, 2013 Monmouth Archives Day
Monmouth County Library, 125 Symmes Drive, Manalapan
ARCHIVES AND HISTORY DAY
SATURDAY, OCTOBER 12, 2013
Time Room Event
8:45-10:00 5 Morning Refreshments
9:00-5:00 Library Gallery Exhibit: The Bootlegger Era: Prohibition in New Jersey
9:00-5:00 NJ History Room New Jersey History Room: Local and State History Reference Books
9:10-9:55 Hall Exhibition Tables: Archives and History Organizations
10:00 Hall Color Guard & Pledge of Allegiance
Greetings from Renee B. Swartz, Chair, Monmouth County Library Commission
10:05-11:30 Hall Exhibition Tables: Archives and History Organizations
10:15-11:00 7 Videos: Old News: Selections from the Monmouth County Archives TV 34 News Video Collection
11:30-Noon Hall Plenary Session
M. Claire French, County Clerk, Monmouth County
Jane G. Clayton Award: Cheryl A. Cook
Greetings from Freeholders, Monmouth County
Gary D. Saretzky, Monmouth County Archivist
Ronald Becker, Head, Rutgers University Special Collections
Roger McDonough Award: (to be determined)
Carol Megill, President, Monmouth County Genealogy Society
Barbara Carver Smith Award: Nancy Heydt
12:00-1:00 Exhibition Tables: Archives and History Organizations
12:00 Box lunches delivered to participants (by prior arrangement)
12:10-12:55 7 Monmouth County History Forum, conducted by Monmouth County Historian Randall Gabrielan with featured speaker Marc Mappen. Discussion of Monmouth County history with an emphasis on the Prohibition Era.
1:00-1:45 Hall Featured speaker: Marc Mappen (speech related to his book, Prohibition Gangsters: The Rise and Fall of a Bad Generation, 2013)
1:45-2:30 Hall Exhibition tables open
2:00-3:15 7 Seminar: National History Day: Real World Work for Young Historians
Presenter: Joan Ruddiman, Ed.D
West Windsor-Plainsboro Regional School District
K-12 Gifted and Talented Resource Specialist
NJ History Day Advisory Board
National History Day is a well-established and popular program designed to encourage young people to learn more about history. The speaker will explain how NHD works, including the judging process for National History Day contests.
2:00-2:30 Archives Tour of the Monmouth County Archives (Reservation Required)
2:30 Hall Exhibit tables close
2:45 Hall Drawing for New Jersey History Game Prize Winners
October 19, 2013 Mid-Atlantic Family History Conference
Cherry Hill Family History Center, 252 Evesham Avenue, Cherry Hill, NJ 08003
Keynote Speaker - Maureen Taylor
Free (optional lunch charge) but registration required
Online registration late August at www.mafhc.org
October 26, 2013 All Day Conference Genealogy and the Law
Sponsored by GSP and to be held in
The Auditorium of the Delaware County Bar Association,
335 W. Front Street,
Media, Delaware County, PA
Speakers: Claire Mire Bettag, CG(SM), CGL(SM), B.A., M.A.
Michael Hait, CG(SM)
Judy G. Russell, CG(SM), CGL(SM), J.D.
November 2, 2013 The Genealogy Event NYC
The Genealogy Event will take place Saturday, November 2nd 2013 at the Metropolitan Pavilion, New York, New York. The 2013 event will present both a day and evening segment complete with exhibitor booths, sessions, workshops, + many feature events! Be prepared for a day - and - evening of great learning and fun. Genealogy enthusiasm will be abound! Tickets will go on sale via the website on July 15th.
There will be special offers for advanced ticket purchases from July 15th to September 2nd!
Hours: 10am - 8pm - an extended day of learning and fun!
Venue: Metropolitan Pavilion, located at 125 West 18th Street, New York, NY 10011. (www.metropolitanevents.com)
Ticket Options: All Day Pass (valid from 10am - 8pm); Twilight Pass (valid from 5:30pm - 8:00pm)
NOTE: Tickets are purchased online via the "Click Here to Buy Tickets" link on their website.
November 9, 2013 Annual Meeting/Speaker GSNJ
Speaker: John Zinn - Portrait of a Civil War Marriage
May 7-10, 2014 National Genealogical Society Conference
Greater Richmond Convention Center, Richmond, Virginia
May 10, 2014 NJ state History Fair, Washington Crossing Park, NJ
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