NYG&B Programs

Finding Their Routes: Navigating Records of the NY State Canal System

Photo Credit: Chittenango Landing Canal Boat Museum Archives

Presenter: by Pamela Vittorio

This webinar will give a short background on the New York canal system and discussion of the different occupations that our ancestors might have had.

It will also cover Canal Town folks' associations, where the repositories are located, and where some names are in online sources.

When: 
Thursday, January 12, 2017 - 7:00pm
Venue: 
Webinar
Sponsor: 
The New York Genealogical & Biographical Society

NYC Municipal Archives Basics: Birth, Marriage and Death Records

Make your research time productive by attending this new session at the NYG&B office.

Basics: Birth, Marriage, and Death Records

When: 
Wednesday, January 18, 2017 - 6:00pm
Venue: 
NYG&B Conference Room
Sponsor: 
The New York Genealogical & Biographical Society

Essential Resources to Use When Starting Your Genealogy Project

Presenter: Susan R. Miller, Director of Programs.

A genealogy project built with a sound foundation will stand up better than one built on random clicks.

Learn about resources that will help build that solid foundation for your genealogy projects, especially skills that endure.

The lecture is free and open to the public. Seats will be available on a first come, first served basis.

When: 
Tuesday, February 28, 2017 - 6:00pm
Venue: 
NYPL South Court Classroom
Sponsor: 
The New York Genealogical & Biographical Society

Write It Up! A Workshop for Family Historians

Presenter: Dr. Thomas W. Jones, CG, CGL, FASG, FUGA, FNGS

We all love to do research. But how do you get started writing up your family stories and the research?

Join fellow genealogists for this intensive two-day writing workshop at the NYG&B. Early registration is now open for NYG&B members.

When: 
Friday, March 10, 2017 - 9:00am to Saturday, March 11, 2017 - 4:00pm
Venue: 
NYG&B Conference Room
Sponsor: 
The New York Genealogical & Biographical Society

Research in New York City

The NYG&B New York City research trip is back in 2017!  Join us for four-plus days of intensive research as well as camaraderie.

When: 
Sunday, March 26, 2017 - 5:00pm to Thursday, March 30, 2017 - 3:00pm
Venue: 
NYG&B Conference Room
Sponsor: 
The New York Genealogical & Biographical Society

Joint Program with Western New York Genealogical Society

The NYG&B is coming to Buffalo for a joint program with the Western New York Genealogical Society on October 7. Featured speakers will be D. Joshua Taylor and Jane E. Wilcox. More details will be coming soon.

When: 
Saturday, October 7, 2017 - 9:00am
Venue: 
Buffalo, NY (exact location TBA)
Sponsor: 
The New York Genealogical & Biographical Society & The Western New York Genealogical Society

New York State Family History Conference

The New York State Family History Conference (NYSFHC) returns in 2018 with nationally-known speakers and a vibrant exhibit hall. Mark your calendar with the dates as you won’t want to miss this conference.

The 2018 conference will take place in Tarrytown, Westchester County, New York. 

When: 
Thursday, September 13, 2018 - 9:00am to Saturday, September 15, 2018 - 5:00pm
Venue: 
Tarrytown, New York (exact venue TBA)
Sponsor: 
The New York Genealogical & Biographical Society