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  • Washington DC Research Tour 2015
    Washington, DC
    2/22/2015 1:00 PM
    Hartford Research Tour 2015
    Hartford, CT
    4/7/2015 5:00 PM
    Belfast, Northern Ireland Research Tour 2015
    Belfast, Northern Ireland
    6/21/2015 3:00 PM
    Salt Lake City Research Tour 2015
    Salt Lake City, UT
    10/25/2015 3:00 PM
  • Featured Tour

  • Washington DC Research Tour 2015

    When: Sunday, February 22, 2015 1:00 PM - Sunday, March 01, 2015 11:00 AM

    Where: Washington, DC

    Description:

    Discover family history resources in the nation’s capital with NEHGS. Visit the National Archives and Records Administration, the Daughters of the American Revolution Library, and the Library of Congress during this intensive week of guided research, individual consultations, lectures, and group events.

     

    Schedule of events


    Sunday, February 22

    after 3:00 pm      Check-in at Renaissance Downtown Hotel
    2:00 – 3:00 pm     Welcome, Introductions, and Your Guide to the Week (Renaissance Downtown Hotel)
    3:00 – 4:00 pm  Solving Genealogical Problems by Isolating Errors in Records, Henry Hoff
    4:00 - 5:00 pm  Using Original Military Pension and Service Records at NARA, David Allen Lambert
    6:00 – 8:30 pm  Opening Reception and Dinner

    Monday, February 23
    8:30 am  Coach Pick-up at Renaissance Downtown Hotel for travel to Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR) Library
    9:00 - 9:45 am  Orientation to DAR Library
    10:00 am - 12:30 pm  Personal research at DAR Library
    12:30 pm  Coach Pickup at DAR Library for travel to National Archives and Records Administration (NARA)
    1:00 - 2:30 pm  Researcher Registration and Orientation, NARA
    2:30 - 4:30 pm  Personal Research at NARA
    4:30 pm  Coach Pick-up at NARA

    Tuesday, February 24
    8:30 am  Coach Pick-up at the Renaissance Downtown Hotel for travel to Library of Congress (LOC)
    9:00 - 9:45 am  Reader Registration, LOC Madison Building
    10:00 – 10:30 am  Orientation to Library of Congress, Local History & Genealogy Resources, Jefferson Building
    10:30 am - 5:00 pm  Personal Research and Consultations at LOC
    5:00 pm  Coach Pick-up at LOC

    Wednesday, February 25
    8:30 am    Coach Pick-up at Renaissance Downtown Hotel (Drop-off at NARA, DAR, and LOC)
    9:00 am – 3:45 pm  Personal research and consultations at DAR Library
    9:00 am – 4:45 pm  Personal research and consultations at NARA
    9:00 am – 4:45 pm  Personal research and consultations at LOC
    4:00 pm  Coach Pick-up at DAR Library
    4:45 pm  Coach Pick-up at NARA
    5:00 pm  Coach Pick-up at LOC
    6:00 – 7:00 pm  Using Record Group 85 Beyond the Passenger Lists, Rhonda McClure (Renaissance Downtown Hotel)

    Thursday, February 26
    8:30 am  Coach Pick-up at Renaissance Downtown Hotel (Drop-off at NARA, DAR, and LOC)
    9:00 am – 3:45 pm  Personal research and consultations at DAR Library
    9:00 am – 4:45 pm  Personal research and consultations at NARA
    9:00 am – 4:45 pm  Personal research and consultations at LOC
    4:00 pm  Coach Pick-up at DAR Library
    4:45 pm  Coach Pick-up at NARA
    5:00 pm  Coach Pick-up at LOC

    Friday, February 27
    8:30 am  Coach Pick-up at Renaissance Downtown Hotel (Drop-off at NARA, DAR, and LOC)
    9:00 am – 3:45 pm  Personal research and consultations at DAR Library
    9:00 am – 4:45 pm  Personal research and consultations at NARA
    9:00 am – 4:45 pm  Personal research and consultations at LOC
    4:00 pm  Coach Pick-up at DAR Library
    4:45 pm  Coach Pick-up at NARA
    5:00 pm  Coach Pick-up at LOC
    7:00 pm  Closing Dinner, Renaissance Downtown Hotel

    Saturday, February 28
    8:30 am  Coach Pick-up at Renaissance Downtown Hotel (Drop-off at NARA, DAR, and LOC)
    9:00 am – 3:45 pm  Personal research and consultations at DAR Library
    9:00 am – 4:45 pm  Personal research and consultations at NARA
    9:00 am – 4:45 pm  Personal research and consultations at LOC
    4:00 pm   Coach Pick-up at DAR Library
    4:45 pm  Coach Pick-up at NARA
    5:00 pm   Coach Pick-up at LOC

    Sunday, March 1
    before 12:00 pm  Check-out of Renaissance Downtown Hotel

    (Schedule is subject to change)


    NEHGS Staff Experts:
    Henry Hoff, FASG
    David Allen Lambert
    Rhonda McClure

    Register online:
    Single, member $2,850

    Single, nonmember $3,000

    Double (shared lodging with another participant), member $2,450

    Double (shared lodging with another participant), nonmember $2,600

    Double with guest (shared lodging with a non-researching guest), member $2,950

    Double with guest (shared lodging with a non-researching guest), nonmember $3,100

    Commuter (no lodging), member $1,050

    Commuter (no lodging), nonmember (no lodging) $1,200

    Fees include lodging as detailed above, opening reception, two dinners, coach transportation to and from Washington Renaissance Downtown Hotel to the DAR Library, National Archives, and Library of Congress, consultations, orientations, and tours.


    Cancellation Policy
    Written cancellations received before January 15, 2015, will be subject to a $300 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 tour not taken, or for participants who do not complete the tour.

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