Genealogy Day at the Schenectady County Historical Society

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The Schenectady County Historical Society (SCHS) will be hosting a Genealogy Day from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. on Saturday, October 29, 2011 at SCHS, 32 Washington Avenue, Schenectady. Participants in Genealogy Day at the Schenectady County Historical Society will explore many possible ways to uncover your family history.

Genealogy Day will feature four speakers. Phyllis Budka and Alan Horbal, will focus on their experiences in researching Polish and Polish-American genealogy; genealogist Nancy Johnsen Curran will discuss using New Yor State vital records; and Chris Hunter, Curator at the Schenectady Museum & Suits-Bueche Planetarium, will speak about the resources available for researching your GE ancestor.

The afternoon portion of Genealogy Day offers participants the opportunity to explore the resources available at the Grems-Doolittle Library. The Librarian and library volunteers will be on hand to field questions and assist with your research.

Pre-registration is suggested, due to limited seating: Admission is $5.00; free for members of the Schenectady County Historical Society. Attendees are asked to bring their own bag lunch. Beverages and desserts will be provided by Grems-Doolittle Library volunteers. Please visit their website at http://www.schenectadyhistory.net/archives/1577  for detailed information.

Contact Melissa Tacke, Librarian, at 374-0263, option “3” or librarian@schist.org to sign up.

Venue: Schenectady County Historical Society, 32 Washington Avenue, Schenectady, NY 12305
Sponsor: The Schenectady County Historical Society

when: 
Saturday, October 29, 2011 - 9:00am to 4:00pm