Ancestry Day 2014
Saturday, March 15, 2014 from 8:30 AM to 4:30 PM (EDT)
Whether you are new to Ancestry.com or a longtime user, Ancestry Day is an event you don’t want to miss. Learn new ways to discover and celebrate your family history from Ancestry.com experts and find out more about the Historical Society of Pennsylvania, one of the largest genealogy centers in the country. This full day of classes will help you take your genealogy research further than ever before.
- Ancestry 101: New & Review
- Getting the Most from Ancestry.com
- Using AncestryDNA to Further Your Family History Research
- Mid-Atlantic Records on Ancestry.com
- Sharing Your Family Story
Speakers will include Ancestry.com staff members Crista Cowan, Lisa Arnold, and Anna Swayne. All attendees will be entered in a raffle to win memberships to Ancestry.com and the Historical Society of Pennsylvania, copies of Family Tree Maker, AncestryDNA kits, and other prizes. The day will also include a live Q&A panel featuring Ancestry.com and HSP experts. Submit your questions in advance by e-mailing them to email@example.com prior to March 1, 2014.
**UPDATE: All Friday events are now SOLD OUT. Video of the Friday lectures will be made available online to Ancestry Day attendees.** Ancestry Day attendees are invited to attend a full day of events at the Historical Society of Pennsylvania on Friday, March 14. Ancestry Day ticket holders will enjoy free admission to the research library, free lectures and library tours, personal consultations with professional genealogists, and a welcome reception with an opportunity to chat with experts from Ancestry.com and HSP.
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Registration fees are refundable before February 14. After that date, all sales are final. Workshops and presenters are subject to change.
For more information about Ancestry Day, including full schedules for Friday and Saturday, visit www.hsp.org/ancestryday.
When & Where
Historical Society of Pennsylvania
The Historical Society of Pennsylvania is one of the oldest historical societies and one of the largest family history libraries in the nation. Following a complete merger with the Balch Institute for Ethnic Studies, HSP is also a leading repository of immigrant and ethnic history. It is second only to the Library of Congress for material on the nation’s founding and is the country’s third most popular destination for genealogical study. With approximately 21 million records including manuscripts, graphics, and books that span over 350 years of history, HSP is an invaluable resource for historical research.
HSP serves thousands of on-site visitors each year. It also offers a research-by-mail service and extensive online resources, including a library catalog, finding aids, digital collection, and curricular materials. HSP hosts educator workshops and public programs, and publishes a quarterly scholarly journal. To learn more about HSP or to become a member, visit us at www.hsp.org.