Are you interested in finding your ancestors using maps? If so, our one day Education Series is for you. Topics include: Heat up Your Research with Five Insurance Maps: This lecture includes a hands-on mini-workshop demonstrating the interpretation of fire insurance maps. These maps became immensely popular between 1860 – 1940 when America was industrializing,…

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Are you interested in finding more information about your ancestors? If so, plan to attend our Education Series on using maps to locate your ancestor. Heat up Your Research with Five Insurance Maps: This lecture includes a hands-on mini-workshop demonstrating the interpretation of fire insurance maps. These maps became immensely popular between 1860 – 1940…

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Annual Education Series event for genealogists of all levels. Join us to learn about the latest genealogy methods, strategies, and realistic thinking. Event to be held every Saturday between January 25 and February 29, 2020 (9:30 am – 12:30 pm EST). Visit our website to view the sessions to be held each Saturday.

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Do you hear that happy roar? That’s the sound of excited genealogists who can now register for the Federation of Genealogical Societies 2019 Conference. This year’s national conference takes place August 21 – 24, at the Omni Shoreham hotel in Washington, DC and it is jam-packed with fresh, new experiences like pre-conference guided research opportunities,…

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FGS is pleased to announce that hotel reservations are now open for the Federation of Genealogical Societies’ 2019 National Conference – “Come Home to Our Washington, DC.” The conference will be held August 21 – 24, 2019 in our nation’s capital of Washington, DC. Hotel Reservations The beautiful and historic Omni Shoreham hotel is now…

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