Events & Conferences

Upcoming Workshops & Conferences 

2017

AUGUST

FGS 2017 National Conference – August 30 – September 2, 2017
Westin Convention Center
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
For more information, visit Federation of Genealogical Societies

SEPTEMBER

Family History Workshop – Saturday, September 9, 2017 at 12-2 PM
The African American Museum in Philadelphia
701 Arch Street, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
For more information and to register, visit http://www.aampmuseum.org/calendar.html

What I Learned About DNA this Summer – Saturday, September 16, 2017 at 10 AM
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints
202 E. Evesham Road, Cherry Hill, New Jersey
For more information telephone 856-795-8841, All Workshops are FREE!

Pennsauken Historical Society and the Griffith Morgan Society present Mary Groce discusses her great uncle, pilot Emory Conrad Malick – 7:00 pm September 21, 2017
Pennsauken Free Library
5605 N. Crescent Blvd., Pennsauken, NJ 08110
For more view this article in All Around Pennsauken

Pizza and Preservation Party – Volunteers Wanted!  Sunday, September 24, 2017
Eden Cemetery Project
21434 Springfield Road, Collingdale, PA 19023
For more information email AAGG president Adrienne Whaley at this address

Foundations of Genealogy: Getting Started And Doing It Right the First time, Wednesdays 2:30 to 4:30 pm, September 27 – November 15, 2017
Historical Society of Pennsylvania
1300 Locust Street, PA 19107
For more information visit this site to register for HSP’s ongoing classes.

OCTOBER

Beyond Big Genealogy – Websites You Need to Know Saturday, October 14, 2017 at 10 AM
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints
202 E. Evesham Road, Cherry Hill, New Jersey
For more information telephone 856-795-8841, All Workshops are FREE!

2017 AAHGS National Conference – October 19-24, 2017
Cruise from Charleston, S.C. to the Bahamas
For more information, visit this flyer link

Measuring Your PA Ancestors: Using State and County Land Records, Thursdays 1:00 to 3:00 pm, October 19 to December 16, 2017
Historical Society of Pennsylvania
1300 Locust Street, PA 19107
For more information visit this site to register for HSP’s ongoing courses.

Cumberland Pathways Family History and Genealogy Conference – October 20-22, 2017
Cumberland County Historical Society
For more information, visit Cumberland Pathways

Brooklyn Abolitionists/In Pursuit of Freedom, Exhibit runs from January 2014 to 2018
Brooklyn Historical Society
128 Pierrepont Street
Brooklyn Heights, NY
For more information visit Brooklyn Historical Society

NOVEMBER

Pizza and Preservation Party – Volunteers Wanted!  10 am to 3 pm, Sunday, November 5, 2017
Eden Cemetery Project
21434 Springfield Road, Collingdale, PA 19023
For more information email AAGG president Adrienne Whaley at this address

AAGG will be an exhibitor at the 11th Annual Bucks County Ancestry Fair, 8:30 am to 4:00 pm, Saturday, November 11, 2017
Bucks County Community College, Upper Bucks Campus
Perkasie, PA
For more information visit Bucks County Ancestry Fair

DECEMBER

AAGG Genealogy Research Trip to Library of Virginia, Arrive to leave between 8:30 am and 8:45 am, Friday December 15
Leave from: 4000 Moument Road
Philadelphia, PA 19131
For more information visit AAGG LIBRARY TRIP 2017

2018

MARCH

DNA Workshop featuring Diahan Southard – Delaware Genealogical Society 40th Anniversary Celebration  Saturday, March 24, 2018
DuPont Country Club
For update on specifics visit Delaware Genealogical Society

International Genealogical and Historical Research 2018: Saturday, 2 June 2018 – Thursday 7 June 2018
University of Georgia, Athens, Georgia
For updates visti IGHR 2018

Genealogical Research Institute of Pittsburgh Resources 2018 Courses: 24-29 June, 24-27 July and 29 July- 3 August
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania or Amherst, New York
For specific dates, locations and notifications visit 2018 Courses

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/

 

Historical Events

2016

October 22, 2016

Sankofa, Researching African American Genealogy (AAGG) Conference

“Go Back and Get it”

For more information, including speakers, go here: Sankofa and click on “VIEW DETAILS”

OCTOBER

October 26-27, 2016

National Archives Virtual Genealogy Fair 2016
Virtual

For more information, visit: Virtual Genealogy Fair

 

Genealogy Era by Era

December 10, 2016 10:00 am

Let’s travel back in time. Using genealogy recourds we will travel back 100 years. From the Post War era of the 1950s back to the Plantation era, we will use the historical timeline to highlight key documents which depict the lives of your ancestors.

All Workshops are FREE 

LOCATION

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints

252  E. Evesham Road, Cherry Hill, New Jersey

(856) 795-8841

When Black Lives Matter: A Historical Perspective

University of Pennsylvania Houston Hall, Hall of Flags

December 10, 2016 12:00-3:00 P.M.

with Dr. Evelyn Brooks Higginbotham, National President of ASALH

Victor S. Thomas Professor of African America Studies, Harvard University

For more information visit: When Black Lives Matter: A Historical Perspective.