Friday, February 15, 2008

Your Family Tree – From the Start: Genealogy Basics with Research Techniques”

Six sessions 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM

Starts, Tuesday, February 26, 2008

Location: New London Adult Education

Uncover your family's story and preserve your heritage for future generations! Learn how to network with researchers from a distance or locally, record your family history, keep it organized, find documents, and cite sources. Sessions include an explanation of library, government and private sources such as published materials, vital data, military records, and clues to immigration documents. And, as time permits, discussions on your research progress. A hands-on introduction to Internet research is included at the last class with time to work on your own in the computer lab!

A free textbook (worth $20) is available at first class if registered in advance. Please bring a 3-ring binder to class. Handouts: $5, payable at first class.

"Your Family Tree: From the Start… " is a complete how-to course for beginners as well as those who would like to learn about traditional on-site research techniques at repositories as well as an introduction to modern genealogical tools.

Register Here: New London Adult Education: 860-437-2385

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