Do you know how to search for your ancestors? Join Wilhelmena Rhodes Kelly of the National Society of the Daughters of the American Revolution, Increase Carpenter Chapter, as she hosts a special genealogy workshop for people interested in tracing their ancestry. She will be going through the basics of research and tips on how to use online resources such as dar.org, ancestry.com, and familysearch.com. Everyone is welcome, see if you have a Revolutionary Patriot in your Family Tree!
Wilhelmena Kelly is the author of the books, Bedford Stuyvesant and Crown Heights and Weeksville. She sits on the boards of the African Atlantic Genealogical Society, Manhattan's Soldiers and Sailors MemorialAssociation, and the Erasmus Hall Alumni Association as Chair of the 1787 Academy Building Preservation Committee. Ms Kelly is also a member of the Association of Professional Genealogists and has served as Regent of the Manhattan Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR), as well as Regent and Organizer of the new Increase Carpenter Chapter in Queens - one of the first DAR chapters founded by a woman of color.
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Queens Historical Society
In an ever-changing borough that continues to undergo widespread development, the Queens Historical Society researches, records, and showcases issues that have had a profound impact on the history of Queens. As a repository of collections on the history of Queens and Long Island, the Society documents, preserves, and presents rich and diverse aspects of the history of the Borough of Queens for the education and enlightenment of its more than two million people.
The Queens Historical Society is located in the Historic Kingsland Homestead at Weeping Beech Park.
143-35 37th Avenue, Flushing, NY 11354
(718) 939-0647 ext 17