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Sep
4
Thu
Thursday Night Genealogy, Live!: Getting Started with Genealogy @ Kentucky Historical Society
Sep 4 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Thursday Night Genealogy, Live!: Getting Started with Genealogy @ Kentucky Historical Society | Frankfort | Kentucky | United States
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Join us each Thursday evening in the Library Reading Room during regular season hours for a full hour of genealogy instruction. These genealogy sessions will take place each Thursday night from 6:30-7:30PM, beginning March 13th and running until December 11th. All it takes is an hour to hone your research skills, get started on the basics, preserve your documents, get organized, become more familiar with genealogy software or share your genealogy success stories!
Sessions are free and registration is NOT required. For more info: khsrefdesk@ky.gov or 502-564-1792 x.4460

Some of our upcoming topics include:

September 11: Using Ancestry.com

September 18 Using FamilySearch.org

September 25: Using Heritage Quest

October 2: Catalogs – WorldCat, FamilySearch & Beyond

October 9: Pinterest & Family History

October 16: Using Evernote to Organize Your Research

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Sep
11
Thu
Thursday Night Genealogy, Live!: Using Ancestry.com @ Kentucky Historical Society
Sep 11 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Thursday Night Genealogy, Live!: Using Ancestry.com @ Kentucky Historical Society | Frankfort | Kentucky | United States
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Join us each Thursday evening in the Library Reading Room during regular season hours for a full hour of genealogy instruction. These genealogy sessions will take place each Thursday night from 6:30-7:30PM, beginning March 13th and running until December 11th. All it takes is an hour to hone your research skills, get started on the basics, preserve your documents, get organized, become more familiar with genealogy software or share your genealogy success stories!
Sessions are free and registration is NOT required. For more info: khsrefdesk@ky.gov or 502-564-1792 x.4460

Some of our upcoming topics include:

September 18 Using FamilySearch.org

September 25: Using Heritage Quest

October 2: Catalogs – WorldCat, FamilySearch & Beyond

October 9: Pinterest & Family History

October 16: Using Evernote to Organize Your Research

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Sep
13
Sat
Second Saturday: Cemeteries: Access, Research, Preservation @ Kentucky Historical Society
Sep 13 @ 10:30 am – 1:30 pm
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Grissim2The Kentucky Genealogical Society joins the Kentucky Historical Society with a series of free family history workshops each month at the Thomas D. Clark Center for Kentucky History.

This September, join us in welcoming guest speakers, Cheri Daniels and Kary Stackelbeck, as they teach us about researching Cemeteries and your rights of access/preservation. 

Session 1: Cemetery Research – Digging Deeper

KHS Senior Librarian, Cheri Daniels, will explore the rich details of cemetery research. Some topics covered: iconography, death certificate variations, cemetery records, burial location information, online/offline resources, burial embellishment customs.

Session 2: Preserving Our Cemeteries, Preserving Our Heritage

Dr. Kary Stackelbeck from the Kentucky Heritage Council will discuss cemetery preservation and access: Thousands of historic cemeteries dot the landscape across Kentucky–from rural family plots to larger, well-maintained public and church burial grounds.  And yet, as development spreads, these spaces are increasingly being encroached upon, forcing us to address questions of appropriate treatment measures.  This presentation provides some basic information on cemetery preservation, including information on laws that protect burial grounds, those that allow for their relocation, and the rights of citizens who wish to maintain them.

Morning session runs from 10:30-11:30 a.m., followed by an hour break for lunch. Second session runs from 12:30-1:30 p.m. A light box lunch is available at a cost of $7 payable at the door when requested in advance. Registration for these free workshops is strongly encouraged. However, walk-ins are welcome. ***LUNCH RESERVATIONS MUST BE MADE BY NOON OF THE PREVIOUS FRIDAY.***

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Sep
18
Thu
Thursday Night Genealogy, Live!: Using FamilySearch.org @ Kentucky Historical Society
Sep 18 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Thursday Night Genealogy, Live!: Using FamilySearch.org @ Kentucky Historical Society | Frankfort | Kentucky | United States
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Join us each Thursday evening in the Library Reading Room during regular season hours for a full hour of genealogy instruction. These genealogy sessions will take place each Thursday night from 6:30-7:30PM, beginning March 13th and running until December 11th. All it takes is an hour to hone your research skills, get started on the basics, preserve your documents, get organized, become more familiar with genealogy software or share your genealogy success stories!
Sessions are free and registration is NOT required. For more info: khsrefdesk@ky.gov or 502-564-1792 x.4460

Some of our upcoming topics include:

September 25: Using Heritage Quest

October 2: Catalogs – WorldCat, FamilySearch & Beyond

October 9: Pinterest & Family History

October 16: Using Evernote to Organize Your Research

October 23: Brick Wall Busting Strategies

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Sep
25
Thu
Thursday Night Genealogy, Live!: Using Heritage Quest @ Kentucky Historical Society
Sep 25 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Thursday Night Genealogy, Live!: Using Heritage Quest @ Kentucky Historical Society | Frankfort | Kentucky | United States
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Join us each Thursday evening in the Library Reading Room during regular season hours for a full hour of genealogy instruction. These genealogy sessions will take place each Thursday night from 6:30-7:30PM, beginning March 13th and running until December 11th. All it takes is an hour to hone your research skills, get started on the basics, preserve your documents, get organized, become more familiar with genealogy software or share your genealogy success stories!
Sessions are free and registration is NOT required. For more info: khsrefdesk@ky.gov or 502-564-1792 x.4460

Some of our upcoming topics include:

October 2: Catalogs – WorldCat, FamilySearch & Beyond

October 9: Pinterest & Family History

October 16: Using Evernote to Organize Your Research

October 23: Brick Wall Busting Strategies

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