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Come Home to New England - Session I

Where: 99-101 Newbury St

When: June 11, 2012 9:00AM - June 16, 2012 5:00PM

Description:

One of NEHGS’s most popular programs, Come Home to New England is an intensive week of family history discovery and education at the Society’s headquarters in downtown Boston. NEHGS experts provide individual consultations and useful lectures to guide researchers of all levels in their family history explorations. Participants also enjoy group meals and social events, making every moment of this fun-filled week a chance to learn more about your family history.

 Session I: June 11-16, 2012

Schedule of Events*

Monday, June 11

 9:00 am                       Welcome and Introductions

10:00 -10:40 am         Overview of NEHGS Collections, Judith Lucey 

10:45 - 11:15 am        Using the NEHGS Library Catalog and Digital Library, Jean Maguire

11:20 am – 12:00 pm Library Tour: Marie Daly

11:30 am - 5:00 pm   Consultations and Research

5:00 - 6:00 pm            Welcome Reception

5:00 - 9:00pm             Extended Library Hours 

Tuesday, June 12

9:15 am                       Lecture: Organize, Organize, Organize, Rhonda R. McClure

10:30 am - 5:00 pm   Consultations and Research

5:00 - 9:00 pm            Extended Library Hours

Wednesday, June 13

9:15 am                       Lecture: Tracing Your War of 1812 Ancestors, David Allen Lambert

10:30 am - 9:00 pm   Consultations and Research

5:00 - 6:30 pm            Optional Beacon Hill Walking Tour, Leah Walczak (space is limited)                                   

Thursday, June 14

9:15 am                       Lecture: Tips and Tricks for Powerful Online Searches, Christopher C. Child 

10:30 am - 5:00 pm   Consultations and Research

5:00 - 9:00 pm            Extended Library Hours

Friday, June 15

9:15 am                       Lecture: Researching Land in New England, Marie Daly

10:30 am - 5:00 pm   Consultations and Research

5:15 - 7:00 pm            Closing Banquet 

Saturday, June 16

9:15 am                       Lecture: Methods of Tracing Present Day Relatives, David Dearborn

10:30 am - 5:00 pm   Personal Research

*Subject to Change

Registration

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Please consider joining us for Come Home to New England - Session II from August 6-11.

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