This month, two free genealogy seminars are offered at the Local & State History Room in Headquarters Library, 300 Maiden Lane. The North Carolina Genealogist for Sons of the American Revolution presents a seminar on Thursday, July 9, and Local & State History Room staff offer a seminar aimed at Generation Z on Monday, July 13.
Genealogy Seminar: Sons of the American Revolution
Frank Horton, North Carolina Genealogist for Sons of the American Revolution, will give away his best genealogy tips and tricks at 6:30 p.m. on Thursday, July 9. Horton will demonstrate how members of genealogical societies begin researching a family line. He will also lecture on the hottest spots to track down ancestors online and recommend archives that are worth a road trip to visit. Library staff will offer a brief tour of the Local & State History Room at the conclusion of the lecture. Seating is limited and registration is recommended. To register, please call 483-7727 ext. 1359.
Genealogy Gems for Generation Z
On Monday, July 13 at 2 p.m., learn about fun games, crafts and projects that incorporate family history. Genealogy doesn't have to be a drag for the younger generation. Make reunions more fun. Bring a picture of your favorite ancestor or relative and make it into a personalized "family hero" trading card. Grade 3 - adult.