Cumberland Pathways - A Family History and Genealogy Conference

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Cumberland Pathways - A Family History and Genealogy Conference

Please note that October 13th is the last day you can register for this event.

Friday, 10/20/17 1:00 pm - Sunday, 10/22/17 4:00 pm

Event Type

Genealogy Workshop
Cumberland County historical Society
21 N. Pitt St.
17013 Carlisle , PA
Pennsylvania

The Cumberland County Historical Society (CCHS), the Army Heritage Center Foundation, the Cumberland Valley Visitors Bureau, Dickinson College, and the Historical Society of Pennsylvania offer you the opportunity to explore your family history at Cumberland Pathways, October 20-22, 2017 in beautiful and historic Carlisle, Pennsylvania.  These institutions are home to unique archives and special collections.

During Cumberland Pathways, experts will provide guidance for your own family research and present the latest in genealogy trends.  Conference topics will range from preserving what you know to using DNA to unlock your family’s mysteries.

Millions of Americans trace their family story to the Cumberland Valley. They left clues to their life experiences.  You can find them in the Cumberland Valley’s rich genealogical treasures.  More than 250 years of social, cultural, political and military history are protected and preserved here. Our archives house documents that you will find nowhere else.  CCHS, USAHEC, and Dickinson College have led the way in the digitization of family records and the creation of oral history archives.  Your family’s story will come alive during Cumberland Pathways and you will leave inspired by our expert speakers and workshops.

More information, including a full schedule of events, can be found on the conference website.


The Historical Society of Pennsylvania and the Genealogical Society of Pennsylvania will be running an all-inclusive bus tour from Philadelphia to Cumberland PathwaysIt will leave Philadelphia (from HSP) at 1:00 p.m. on Friday, October 20 and return from Carlisle at 4:00 p.m. on Sunday, October 22.

The all-inclusive tour will include: Friday’s reception, all programming on Saturday including keynote dinner, Sunday Brunch, hotel accommodations at Comfort Suites, and discounts at local eateries for lunch on Saturday, and the cost of the bus.  Shuttle busses will be on hand for any transportation needs once in Carlisle.

The package price of $495.00 for the tour.

Register now to secure your spot at Cumberland Pathways.

Please note that registration for Cumberland Pathways is through the Cumberland County Historical Society online store.