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Weekend Research Getaway

Where: 99-101 Newbury St, Boston MA

When: February 27, 2014 9:00AM - March 1, 2014 5:00PM


Spend a weekend at NEHGS delving into research, meeting with staff genealogists, learning from lectures, and enjoying the company of a group of like-minded researchers.  Explore the rich offerings of the NEHGS Research Library and benefit from the knowledge of expert genealogists.


Thursday, February 27


9:00 - 9:45 a.m.                 Welcome and Introductions       


10:00 - 10:30 a.m.            Overview of NEHGS Collections, Judith Lucey


10:30 - 11:00 a.m.            Using the NEHGS Library Catalog and Digital Library, Jean Maguire


11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.  Library Tour (optional)


12:00 - 5:00 p.m.              Personal Research and Consultations


5:00 - 5:45 p.m.                Reception


5:45 - 9:00 p.m.               Personal Research



Friday, February 28


9:15 - 10:15 a.m.              Lecture: Westward Migrations from New England, David Dearborn


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


5:00 - 6:00 p.m.               Light Dinner


6:00 - 9:00 p.m.               Personal Research



Saturday, March 1


9:15 - 10:15 a.m.              Lecture: Following the Crumbs: Tracing Your Family through Land Records, Rhonda McClure


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



*Schedule is subject to change


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Registration, $300 

This program is sold out. Please email to be placed on a waiting list.


Accommodation Information

Please note the Weekend Research Getaway registration is exclusive of hotel accommodations. NEHGS members receive discounted room rates as available at the Charlesmark Hotel, located three short blocks from the library. The Charlesmark can be reached at 617-247-1212 or at Please identify yourself as an NEHGS member when contacting the Charlesmark for reservations, and expect to show your NEHGS membership card upon arrival.


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Cancellation Policy

Written cancellations received before February 14, 2014 may be subject to a $100 per person cancellation fee. No refund is possible after this date. Fees are based on group participation. There is no refund for services or portions of the program not taken, or for participants who do not complete the program.

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