Patriots of the Past: How to Research Revolutionary War Records
- Family & Education
- The Historical Society of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia PA
Now that you’ve identified the ancestral village of your ancestor, how do you find more information? This lecture, given by award-winning author, researcher, lecturer, and teacher Nancy Lee Waters Lauer, will explore the next steps in researching ancestral homelands and overcoming barriers like language and an ocean. This is the last in a series of genealogy workshops this fall. These workshops are FREE for members, $15 for nonmembers. Become a member today!
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.