August Events at CGS

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Our August offerings include two special presentations, plus our regular monthly meetings.

* Saturday, August 6: Maps Galore: Finding and Using Online Maps from the Library of Congress.  Annette Burke Little gives an overview of the Library’s collection of more than 56,000 maps, with tips on how to find them and use them in research.

* Tuesday, August 9: Researching Your Farming Ancestors. Lisa Gorrell gives a presentation on how to research the most common occupation in early American history.

Monthly meetings:

Saturday, August 6: 1st Saturday FREE Intro to Genealogy. This month: “Organizing Your Research.”

Wednesday, August 10: Members’ Roundtable. A chance to chat with other CGS members, share your research, and ask questions of fellow genealogists. Meets 2nd Wednesday every month. See Special Interest Groups to register.

Saturday, August 13: Monthly Board Meeting. All welcome.

Saturday, August 20: Family Tree Maker Special Interest Group.

Saturday, August 20: Eastern European Special Interest Group with Craig Siulinski (meets quarterly)

Wednesday, August 24: Roots Magic Special Interest Group

Monday, August 22: The DNA Skills Special Interest Group facilitated by Mark McLaren is now open to new members. If you’d like to join please contact Mark at [email protected]

The library is currently open Wednesdays, Thursdays, and Fridays from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Sign up here to arrange your visit.

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