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Fairfax Genealogical Society Spring Conference, "Lines to Our Past"

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Friday, April 3, 2020 at 10:30 AM - Saturday, April 4, 2020 at 3:45 PM (EDT)

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Registration Type Sales End Price Fee Quantity
Friday and Saturday Registration with Early Bird Discount $145-$15
Society Members and Affiliates please enter Promotion Code below to receive discount (above the Register button) and APPLY
Mar 1, 2020 $130.00 $0.00
Friday Only Registration with Early Bird Discount $105-$15
Society Members and Affiliates please enter Promotion Code below to receive discount (above the Register button) and APPLY.
Mar 1, 2020 $90.00 $0.00
Saturday Only Registration with Early Bird Discount $105-$15
Society Members and Affiliates please enter Promotion Code below to receive discount (above the Register button) and APPLY.
Mar 1, 2020 $90.00 $0.00
Luncheon with speaker, Paul Milner   more info Apr 4, 2020 $30.00 $0.00
Friday And Saturday Registration after March 1, 2020
Society Members and Affiliates please enter Promotion Code below to receive discount (above the Register button) and APPLY.
Not Started $145.00 $0.00
Friday Registration after March 1, 2020
Society Members and Affiliates please enter Promotion Code below to receive discount (above the Register button) and APPLY.
Not Started $105.00 $0.00
Saturday Only Registration after March 1, 2020
Society Members and Affiliates please enter Promotion Code below to receive discount (above the Register button) and APPLY.
Not Started $105.00 $0.00
Printed Syllabus
You will receive a complementary electronic copy of the syllabus with all registrations. You must be registered for the conference to purchase syllabus. If you purchase the syllabus without a registration we will cancel your syllabus order. Your refund will be less any fees we still have to pay (usually PayPal fees).
Apr 5, 2020 $30.00 $0.00
Consultation, 30 minutes, Char McCargo Bah   more info Apr 4, 2020 $30.00 $0.00
Consultation, 30 minutes, Shannon D. Combs-Bennett   more info Apr 3, 2020 $30.00 $0.00
Consultation, 30 minutes, Michael Strauss   more info Apr 4, 2020 $30.00 $0.00
Consultation, 30 minutes, Paul Milner   more info Apr 3, 2020 $30.00 $0.00
Volunteer (Must be paid registrant for the day you volunteer) Apr 4, 2020 Free $0.00
Fairfax Genealogical Society Apr 4, 2020 Enter donation ($)
Stern/NARA Fund Donation Apr 4, 2020 Enter donation ($)
VA Room (City of Fairfax Public Library) Donation Apr 4, 2020 Enter donation ($)

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3-4 April 2020

"Lines to Our Past"

The Fairfax Genealogical Society invites you to mark your calendar for its annual spring conference, “Lines to Our Past”. This major event will be 3 & 4 April 2020 at the Sheraton Reston Hotel, 11810 Sunrise Valley Drive, Reston, VA 20191.

On Friday, 03 April 2020 we are pleased to offer a keynote speaker and six tracks of four lectures each from 10:30 A.M. to 8:00 P.M. Registration begins at 9:00 A.M.

10:30 A.M. Opening Session   

11:00 A.M. Keynote Speaker: Shannon Combs-Bennett, Coloring in the Lines of our Past: Creating Art from the Framework of Family History

  • Track 1 - Unique Records -- Diane Richard
  • Track 2 - African American Families -- Char Bah
  • Track 3 - Probate More Than Wills! -- Charles S. "Chuck" Mason, Jr.
  • Track 4 - Practical Methods -- Pam Vestal
  • Track 5 - Finding Your Ancestors in Federal Records -- Michael Strauss, AG 
  • Track 6 - Pennsylvania Research-- James Beidler

On Saturday, 4 April 2020 we are pleased to offer six tracks, from 9:00 A.M. to 3:45 P.M., as well as luncheon speaker:  Paul Milner, "The Messages Our Ancestors Leave Behind"

  • Track 1 - Your English Ancestors -- Paul Milner
  • Track 2 - Expanding Your Research for African American Ancestors -- Diane Richard
  • Track 3 - Pennsylvania Research -- James Beidler
  • Track 4 - Practical DNA Principles & Application -- Shannon Combs-Bennett 
  • Track 5 - Virginia Research -- Victor S. Dunn, CG
  • Track 6 - Practical Methodology -- Rebecca Koford, CG, CGL  

Vendors offering books, software, forms, and other items of interest will be available on Friday and Saturday.

For question please contact conference@fxgs.orgNote no refunds are provided.

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Sheraton Reston Hotel
11810 Sunrise Valley Drive
Reston, VA 20191

Friday, April 3, 2020 at 10:30 AM - Saturday, April 4, 2020 at 3:45 PM (EDT)


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Fairfax Genealogical Society

The Fairfax Genealogical Society was established in 1974 as a non-profit organization to promote fellowship and cooperation among persons who are conducting genealogical research, to further the use of sound  genealogical methods, standards of accuracy, and scholarly research, and to aid those doing research in our area.   We currently have over 500 members, including not only many who live in or near Fairfax County, but also many who are searching for information in our area.  We are pleased to also have the membership of several libraries and other societies nationwide.

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