Wednesday, July 20, 2011

Discover Your Roots at Springfield Ancestry Day



Springfield Ancestry Day will be held in conjunction with the FGS 2011 conference – Pathways to the Heartland – in Springfield, Illinois from September 7-10, 2011. FGS thanks its platinum sponsor Ancestry.com for providing this opportunity to Springfield-area residents so they can further discover, share and preserve their family history. Scheduled events for Springfield Ancestry Day include:
  • 9:30 a.m. - 10:30 a.m. – Overlooked Secrets in U.S. Federal Census Records
  • 11:00 a.m. - 12 noon – Hidden Treasures at Ancestry.com
  • 12:00 noon - 2:00 p.m. – Break. Be sure to visit Ancestry.com in the Exhibit Hall! (no additional charge)
  • 2:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. – Getting the Most from Family Tree Maker
  • 3:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m. –Find Them Fast: Secrets to Searching Your Family History at Ancestry.com
All classes will be held in the Hilton Springfield, 700 E. Adams Street (across the street from the Prairie Capital Convention Center). The cost for this full-day event is only $20.00. Participants do not have to register for the FGS conference to attend this special day. Visit https://www.fgs.org/AncestryatFGS2011/ to register for Springfield Ancestry Day.

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