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Kentucky History & Genealogy Conference 2019
Friday, August 23 through Saturday, August 24
Kentucky History & Genealogy Conference 2019  (Kentucky Events)
Mercer County Public Library, 109 W. Lexington, Harrodsburg, KY
Kentucky History and Genealogy Conference, will be held at the Mercer County Public Library in Harrodsburg, Kentucky on August 23 and 24. Guests are encouraged to visit the registration page on MCPL’s website at: www.mcplib.info. The registration page will also include helpful information about parking, restaurants, and lodging in the area. Please feel free to share this information with anyone you feel may be interested in attending. We look forward to seeing everyone there!
 
Download schedule below.
 
David Kirkpatrick
Reference/Genealogy Librarian
Mercer County Public Library



Tuesday, September 3
Nelson County Genealogical Roundtable  (Kentucky Events)
10:00 am
Nelson County Public Library, Bardstown, KY
First Tuesday of each month (February-November).
Full Deatails at NCGR


Thursday, September 5
Southern Indiana Genealogical Society  (Indiana Events)
7:00 pm
New Albany-Floyd County Public Library's Strassweg Auditorium
Everyone is welcome to attend our monthly membership meetings held the first Thursday of the month at 6:30 p.m. in the Strassweg Auditorium of the New Albany – Floyd County Public Library. A meet and mingle with light refreshments begins at 6:15 p.m. with the program following at 6:30.


Kentucky Journeys
Saturday, September 14
Kentucky Journeys  (Kentucky Events)
St. Peter's Episcopal Fellowship Hall, Paris, KY
THE KENTUCKY SOCIETY DAUGHTERS OF THE AMERICAN REVOLUTION
Presents the Third Annual Heritage Preservation Symposium
"KENTUCKY JOURNEYS"
SYMPOSIUM - SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 14, 2019 AT 10:00 A.M.
IN THE ST. PETER'S EPISCOPAL FELLOWSHIP HALL IN PARIS, KY
RECEPTION AT THE TAVERN - FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER I3, 2Û f 9 AT 6;ÛÛ P.M.
 
ORATORS FOR THE DAY ARE: 
Lea Lane, Curatorial Assistant, Decorative Arts and Design
at the Cincinnati Art Museum. Ms. Lane will be
speaking on the importance of the William Tylee
Ranney painting of "Boone's Party," owned by the
Duncan Tavern Historical Center.
Mel Hankla, a collector, researcher, speaker and writer of
Kentucky's heritage and an authority on the history
surroundingthe Kentucky Long-rifle. Mr. Hankla will
feature the Stoner rifle, also owned by the DTHC.
Lynne Hollingsworth, former chairman of the Duncan
Tavern Historic Center and retired Manuscripts
Archivist for the Kentucky Historical Society. Ms.
Hollingsworthwill be talking on the DTCH's newly
discovered rare print of Victor Collot's "Upside-down
Map of Kentucky."


18th Annual Eastern Kentucky Genealogy and History Conference
Friday, September 20 through Saturday, September 21
18th Annual Eastern Kentucky Genealogy and History Conference  (Kentucky Events)
Ramada Inn, Paintsville, Kentucky
Watch for details at http://www.lckghs.com/ or contact Victoria L. Moore at bhictoria.ni.omordha@gmail.com.



Thursday, October 3
Southern Indiana Genealogical Society  (Indiana Events)
7:00 pm
New Albany-Floyd County Public Library's Strassweg Auditorium
Everyone is welcome to attend our monthly membership meetings held the first Thursday of the month at 6:30 p.m. in the Strassweg Auditorium of the New Albany – Floyd County Public Library. A meet and mingle with light refreshments begins at 6:15 p.m. with the program following at 6:30.


Tuesday, October 8
Nelson County Genealogical Roundtable  (Kentucky Events)
10:00 am
Nelson County Public Library, Bardstown, KY
First Tuesday of each month (February-November).
Full Deatails at NCGR


Day With Judy G. Russell
Saturday, October 26
Day With Judy G. Russell  (Regional Event)
8:45 am to 4:00 pm
Allen County Public Library, Fort Wayne, Indiana
The Legal Genealogist Judy G. Russell is a genealogist with a law degree who writes and lectures on topics ranging from using court records in family history to understanding DNA testing. On the faculty of numerous genealogy institutes, she is a member of the Board of Trustees of the Board for Certification of Genealogists®, from which she holds credentials as a Certified Genealogist® and Certified Genealogical Lecturerâ„ .
On October 26, there will be four lectures: “An Act for the Relief of Gregory Thomas and Others—The Private Laws of the Federal and State Governments”, “No Person Shall…Gallop Horses in the Streets--Using Court Records to tell the Story of our Ancestor’s Lives”, “When Worlds Collide: Resolving Conflicts in Genealogical Records”, and “2019: The Year of the Copyright.” For a description of each presentation and information on time schedule, go to our website:www.acgsi.org.



Tuesday, November 5
Nelson County Genealogical Roundtable  (Kentucky Events)
10:00 am
Nelson County Public Library, Bardstown, KY
First Tuesday of each month (February-November).
Full Deatails at NCGR


Thursday, November 7
Southern Indiana Genealogical Society  (Indiana Events)
7:00 pm
New Albany-Floyd County Public Library's Strassweg Auditorium
Everyone is welcome to attend our monthly membership meetings held the first Thursday of the month at 6:30 p.m. in the Strassweg Auditorium of the New Albany – Floyd County Public Library. A meet and mingle with light refreshments begins at 6:15 p.m. with the program following at 6:30.



DNA Family Workshop/Reunion for the McDowell DNA Project
Thursday, August 20, 2020 through Saturday, August 22, 2020
DNA Family Workshop/Reunion for the McDowell DNA Project  (Regional Event)
Henry Horton TN State Park - 35 Minutes Outside Nashville TN.
DNA Family Workshop Reunion 
Henry Horton Tennessee State Park
35 minutes outside Nashville, Tennessee.
We will have the hotel available with 65 guest rooms,
in addition, 8 cabins, and the campgrounds
for your reservatons call 1-800-250-8612


The park will hold your early bookings in advance of our gathering starting August 1 2019
NOTE: The park stays booked so get your request in early. 
 
THIS WILL BE A FAMILY FRIENDLY EVENT
CHILDREN WILL BE WELCOME
 
THURSDAY
RECEPTION
August the 20th at 6:00pm
You will pick up your Badges and Program schedule, for the events.
Light refreshments will be served.

FRIDAY
GROUP SESSION DAY
DNA project members will be able to attend private group sessions connecting to DNA matches in their special color groups in a quiet setting. Breaking for lunch and snacks at the hotel restaurant.

 
All DNA TESTING MEMBERS ARE ENCOURGED TO BRING YOUR GEDCOMS, OR FAMILY WORKSHEETS. WE WANT YOU TO FIND YOUR CONNECTIONS BACK IN TIME. 
  
SATURDAY
MORNING
We will have speakers explaining DNA.
Another speaker giving you history on McDowell’s that fought in the Civil War in Tennessee.
We will adjourn for lunch at the hotel restaurant.
AFTERNOON
Then at 2pm we will meet back at the conference center,
then go to the Civil War Battle site in Spring Hill for a tour.
Those that want to remain may continue their private group session.   
 
Please e-mail me to confirm you will be coming.
Please include your Kit # to Verify you are a project member.
This way we will know how many people will be attending the workshop.
 
Charlotte McDowell Baker
Administrator for the McDowell DNA Project
 
 
Registration cost and information will be sent when you confirm you will be attending.