Come join us for a fun filled evening at the Whaling Company and then for a day of learning as we celebrate 50 years of Genealogical Research. The Way we Were Booksellers from Phoebus will be with us during the seminar with books for purchase. Please access the links on the front page of the website for details and save the dates!
Merle Kimball will give instruction on identifying and dating old photographs.
Karen McPherson will take us through some modern research techniques. Please join us for “Creative Research”.
Miss Katie Gibson, a history student at William and Mary, will be our speaker. Her subject will be the West Point Historical Society and the Middlesex Museum collections, particularly as concern genealogical research.
Monday November 5, 2018 Beginning at 1:00 PM Yorktown Public Library at 8500 George Washington Memorial Hwy. We will have a series of speakers from a variety of libraries including Library of Virginia, Swem special collections., the York County local history collection, Newport News Library, Gloucester Genealogy Society & Library, and more!!
The program for the November 17 Meeting will be Migration Patterns. Following the general meeting there will be a workshop opportunity for newer researchers, or just those wanting to refresh their memories, concerning genealogical proof standards. Please join us!
The TGS library will be closed September 13 and 15, 2018 as we deal with the impacts of hurricane Florence.
General Meeting November 17, 2018. Elizabeth Pierce will present a program giving an overview of Migration Routes many of our ancestors may have utilized. 10:00 Refreshments; 10:30 Meeting.
Following the meeting there will be a workshop on the need for genealogical documentation, proof standards, and how to pursue locating of records. This is an excellent opportunity for newer researchers, or for those who are looking to ensure a quality approach to their family history exploration.
The next General Meeting will be held on September 8, 2018. Refreshments will be served at 10:00 AM, with the meeting beginning at 10:30 AM. The topic will be “Making the Most Out of Your Washington, D.C. Bus Trip”. We will also have our Silent Auction and Book Sale at this meeting. Come early to shop for new (to you) treasures to help you in your research! Bring a bag to help carry home your purchases!