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Come Home to New England - Session 2

Where: 99-101 Newbury St

When: August 6, 2012 9:00AM - August 11, 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.

Schedule of Events*

Monday, August 6

9:00 – 10:00 a.m.                    Welcome and Introductions

10:00 -10:40 a.m.                   Lecture: Overview of NEHGS Collections, Judith Lucey 

10:45 - 11:15 a.m.                  Lecture: Using the NEHGS Library Catalog and Digital Library, Jean Maguire

11:20 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.         Library Tour, Marie Daly

11:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.           Consultations and Research

5:00 - 6:00 p.m.                      Welcome Reception

6:00 - 9:00 p.m.                      Extended Library Hours

Tuesday, August 7

 9:15 a.m.                                 Lecture: Online Resources for Irish Research, Marie Daly

 10:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.           Consultations and Research

 5:00 - 9:00 p.m.                      Extended Library Hours

Wednesday, August 8

9:15 a.m.                                 Lecture: New York State Vital Records Substitutes, Henry Hoff

10:30 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.           Consultations and Research

Thursday, August 9

9:15 a.m.                                 Lecture: Proving and Disproving Family Lore, Suzanne Stewart

10:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.           Consultations and Research

5:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.             Extended Library Hours

Friday, August 10

9:15 a.m.                                 Lecture: Researching Ancestors in the American South, Rhonda R. McClure

10:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.           Consultations and Research

5:15 - 7:00 p.m.                      Closing Dinner

Saturday, August 11

9:15 a.m.                                 Lecture: Hidden Gems at NEHGS, Judy Lucey

10:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.          Consultations and Research

*Subject to Change

Registration is now closed.   

Lodging

NEHGS members receive special rates on standard rooms at the Charlesmark Hotel on a space-available basis. The Charlesmark Hotel is a short three-block walk from NEHGS. Call 617-247-1212 or visit www.thecharlesmark.com.  Identify yourself as an NEHGS member and expect to show your membership card upon arrival.

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