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Friday, 3/6/15
Conference

For many, history is personal. Whether a beginner or a seasoned genealogist, learn new ways to discover and celebrate your family history with a two-day conference on March 6 and 7. Hosted by HSP, one of the largest family history centers in the country with genealogical material from every state east of the Mississippi River, Family History Days will help take your genealogy research further than ever before. 

Attendees will have the opportunity to:

Wednesday, 3/11/15
Genealogy Workshop

Learn how to research your ancestors’ Revolutionary War military records.  Discover how to navigate some of the difficulties of researching at the National Archives in Washington, D.C.  In addition, techniques and strategies to conduct effective searches for these records both online and offline will be explored.

Thursday, 3/12/15
Special Event

To commemorate the 150th anniversary of the 13th Amendment abolishing slavery, HSP has partnered with area institutions to host events based on Created Equal: America’s Civil Rights Struggle. These four documentaries feature riveting new footage illustrating the history of civil rights in America. Events will focus on whether or not equality is ensured with the passage of new laws or amendments.

Wednesday, 3/18/15
Genealogy Workshop

New to the idea that DNA can help with genealogy? Learn about the three major test types - YDNA, mitochondrial (mtDNA) and the newest autosomal DNA testing - and see what each offers to the genealogist.

Thursday, 3/26/15
Special Event

To commemorate the 150th anniversary of the 13th Amendment, HSP has partnered with area institutions to host events based on Created Equal: America’s Civil Rights Struggle. These four documentaries feature riveting new footage illustrating the history of civil rights in America. Events will focus on whether or not equality is ensured with the passage of new laws or amendments.