Events & Conferences

Upcoming Workshops & Conferences
 

2016

APRIL

FRI, APR 1 – First Fridays

Genealogy Roundtable Discussions – 12 NOON – 2:00 p.m. at the Independence Free Library, 18 South 7th Street in Philadelphia.  Bring your lunch.

For more information, visit: sites.google.com/site/firstfridaygenealogy

SUN, APR 3

“Oral History Workshop Using History to Record and Preserve the Stories of Germantown Residents”) – 2:00 – 4:00 at the Germantown Historical Society, 5501 Market Square (Germantown Avenue) in Philadelphia, hosted by Historic Germantown

For more information, check out germantownhistory.orgNOTE:  Calling all members — would you like to participate in a similar presentation for African Americans, telling YOUR stories and experiences regarding the oral histories you have taken or should have taken? Contact me via my email address above.

THURS, APR 7

Historic Quaker Libraries Lecture – 7:00 P.M. at the Marple Township Library located on Route 320/Sproul Street

For more information, visit the Delaware County Historic Preservation Network (DCHPN) at: dchpn@ymail.com

Thursday, APR 28

Special Lecture, Reception & Booksigning: The Slave’s Cause by Dr. Manisha Sinha – 5:30 P.M. – 7:30 P.M. at The Library Company of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA, The Friends of the Program in African American History.

See here for more information.

SAT, APR 30

African American Family History Workshop – 8:30 A.M. – 2:00 P.M. at Chester County Historical Society, 225 N. High Street in West Chester, PA, hosted by CCHS and AAMP.

See here for more information.

 

MAY

May 4-7, 2016

NGS 2016 Family History Conference
Fort Lauderdale, FL

For more information, visit: http://conference.ngsgenealogy.org/

May 7, 2016

Washington, DC Family History Center Conference
Washington, DC

For more information, visit: http://www.wdcfhc.org/Conference/

SEPTEMBER

September 1-3, 2016

International Black Genealogy Summit
Crystal Gateway Marriott Hotel
Arlington, VA

For more information, visit: http://www.blackgenealogysummit.com/

OCTOBER

October 13-16, 2016

37th AAHGS National Conference
Atlanta, GA

For more information, visit: http://www.aahgs.org/

Brooklyn Abolitionists/In Pursuit of Freedom
Brooklyn Historical Society
128 Pierrepont Street
Brooklyn Heights, NY
www.brooklynhistory.org
Exhibit runs from January 2014 to 2018

 

Also, check out the events section of the websites of our partners and others for the latest information related to upcoming genealogical events

AAHGS: www.aahgs.org

AAMP: www.aampmuseum.org

ASALH: asalhphilaheritage@gmail.com

FHC: www.familysearch.org

GHS: www.germantownhistory.org

GSP: www.genpa.org

HSP: www.hsp.org

Cherry Hill FHC: www.southjerseyfamilyhistory.org

Valley Forge FHC: broomallfhc@gmail.com

And, First Friday Genealogy Group – meets every “first Friday” of the month from 12 Noon to 2 p.m. at the Independence Branch of the Free Library of Philadelphia, located at 18 South 7th Street in Philadelphia. Contact Deborah Ross, AAGG member, at (215) 879-4410 or visit https://sites.google.com/site/firstfridaygenealogy/