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Cumberland Pathways

October 25, 2019 @ 12:00 pm - October 26, 2019 @ 5:00 pm

Cumberland Pathways: Family History Workshop & Symposium
Beyond Finding your Roots
October 25th – 26th
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Cumberland County Historical Society will host its second bi-annual family history symposium on October 25th – 26th, 2019.

This year’s symposium will offer learning workshops on Friday and panel discussions on Saturday that explore why family history matters to the historical field and the next steps you can take with your genealogy research. Once you’ve completed your ancestry search and mapped your family tree what are the next steps you can take with this information? Panelist will share their next step stories. From connecting to the places your ancestors lived, joining groups that promote the history of the nation, and writing books, Cumberland Pathways will explore the many stories of finding your roots and the wider impact of your family history research.

Jim Beidler Portrait

Registration
Friday evening reception & Saturday Symposium $45
Includes free use of CCHS library during the symposium, Friday reception, coffee & tea on Saturday and the Symposium

Keynote Speaker: James M. Beidler presents:

“History and Genealogy: A Two-Headed Coin”

Columnist and author James M. Beidler explores how history and genealogy not only intersect but enhance each discipline. Hear how genealogists add context (and correct misunderstandings!) by learning the narrative of history—as well as how historians can effectively use the “cast of characters” that credibly researched genealogy generates.

Workshops:
Friday – Introduction to Family History
12:00 – 1:00pm, Todd Hall, CCHS $10

Friday – Reading your records: Tools and tricks for reading old documents
2-3:30, Todd Hall, CCHS $10

Optional donation to CCHS $10

Beyond Finding your Roots
October 25th & 26th

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Details

Start:
October 25, 2019 @ 12:00 pm
End:
October 26, 2019 @ 5:00 pm

Organizer

Lindsay Varner
Phone:
717-249-7610
Email:
lvarner@historicalsociety.com

Venue

Todd Hall
21 N. Pitt St.
Carlisle, PA 17013 United States
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717-249-7610
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