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RIP: Records That Memorialize Our Ancestors' Deaths
Saturday, June 4
RIP: Records That Memorialize Our Ancestors' Deaths  (Basics+ Workshop)
8:30 am to 12:30 pm
Govans Presbyterian Church (Sharp Hall), 5828 York Road, Baltimore, MD 21212

Funeral services, cemetery markers, and obituaries pay tribute to those lost, comfort the grieving, and aid in our genealogical research. In recognition of Memorial Day, our Basics+ Workshop, features three presentations that discuss records that memorialize our ancestors' deaths--and their lives. 

Registration and continental breakfast at 8:30 AM; the first presentation begins at 9:00 AM.
Free parking on-site, accessible from York Road or Bellona Avenue.

 
Speakers:
Rebecca Whitman Koford, CGSMThe Dead and the Dying: Cemetery and Funeral Home Research
 
Jacqueline HedbergSaving a Maryland Historic Treasure: Lessons from a Graveyard Project
 
Angela McGhie, CGSMNews of Their Deaths: Finding Obituaries and Notices
 
Cost $25 for MGS members; $30 for non-members.
Pre-registration Deadline: June 1. Walk-in registration is an additional $5, space permitting.

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Saturday, September 24
"Research Riches in Our Backyard: NARA, DAR, and LC"  (Fall Seminar)
9:00 am to 4:00 pm
Double Tree by Hilton, Columbia MD, 5485 Twin Knolls Road, Columbia, MD 21045
Marylander researchers have easy access to some of  the premier genealogical desintations in the country. Come join us for a full day of inspiration and instruction on how take advantage of your geographical good fortune! Registration and continental breakfast begins at 9:00 AM. The presentations kick off at 10:00 AM. For complete details on the day's schedule and the topics to be covered, see the registration form. 
 
A Federal Family TreeMalissa Ruffner, CGSM      

Introduction to the DAR Library - Steve Davidson, MLS
 
Genealogical Research at Archives II in College Park, Maryland  - Kenneth Heger, Ph.D.            

Genealogical Research at the Library of Congress - James Sweany, MSLS
 
Cost $65 for MGS members; $75 for non-members. Pre-registration deadline is September 17, 2016. Walk-in registration is an additional $5, space permitting.

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