Friday, May 30, 2008

Discovering Family Treasures

Discovering Family Treasures, to be held April 22-26, 2009 at the Expo Center of New Hampshire and Radisson Hotel in Manchester is the tenth New England Regional Genealogical Conference and will build on NERGC’s tradition of excellence in providing genealogical lectures, seminars and workshops; the Ancestors Road Show; a Society Fair; and banquets and luncheons for new and established genealogists alike at minimal cost.

In keeping with the Conference theme, National speakers James L. Hansen, F.A.S.G; Thomas W. Jones, Ph.D., CG, GLC; and Megan S. Smolenyak and over 40 other speakers will help genealogists unlock “family treasures” though sessions covering: General genealogical skills and techniques; Family history writing and publishing; Forensic genealogy;Ethnic genealogy of all types, including French-Canadian, Acadian, and Native American; Treasures found in regional or local repositories and libraries; Techniques for finding and utilizing specific record sources (such as religious, civil, cemetery, military, newspapers, city directories, etc.) and the treasures they contain; Accessing resources using technology; research strategies; research pathways; and online resources; Finding and preserving family treasures of all types.

In addition to the wealth of knowledge shared by expert genealogists, there will be opportunities to discover additional treasures in the Exhibit Hall -- and meeting hundreds of other attendees at the Conference who share your love for genealogy may be one of the greatest rewards of all!


Join us April 22-26, 2009, in Manchester, New Hampshire for the 10th New England Regional Genealogical Conference!

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