April 5-6, 2013
Mr. Washington's Neighborhood: Researching In the Mid-Atlantic Area
The Fairfax Genealogical Society invites you to ‘mark your calendar’ for our annual spring conference, “Mr. Washington's Neighborhood: Researching in the Mid-Atlantic Area”. This major event will be April 5 & 6 2013 at the Marriott Fair Oaks Mall, 11787 Lee Jackson Highway, Fairfax, VA 22033.
On Friday, 5 April 2013 we are pleased to be able to offer five tracks of four lectures each from 2:00 P.M. to 8:15 P.M.
- TRACK 1: Immigration and Naturalization by Sharon B. Hodges
- TRACK 2: Using Genealogical Evidence to Break Through Research Barriers by Tom Jones, Ph.D., CG, CGL, FASG, FUGA, FNGS
- TRACK 3: Starting Genealogy in the 21st Century by Charles S. "Chuck" Mason, Jr., CG
- TRACK 4: Pennsylvania -Our Neighbor to the North by James M. Beidler
- TRACK 5: Private Citzens, Public Lives: Individuals Through the Eyes of the Law by Judy G. Russell, JD, CG
In addition, we will offer expert one-on-one consulations from 2:00 P.M. to 7:30 P.M. for only $20! And dinner-time mini lectures.
On Saturday, 6 April 2013 we are pleased to be able to offer six tracks of four lectures each from 9:00 A.M. to 3:45 P.M.
- TRACK1: German Research by James M. Beidler
- TRACK 2: Not Your Mother's Genealogy by DearMYRTLE and Carrie Keele
- TRACK 3: Seeking Virginia Ancestors by Dorothy A. Boyd-Bragg, Ph.D.
- TRACK 4: Mete & Bounds of Land Plats by Gerald H. "Jerry" Smith, CG
- TRACK 5: Introduction to Other "Neighbors"
- New Jersey by Charles S. "Chuck" Mason, Jr. CG
- Maryland by Sharon B. Hodges
- Delaware by Charles S. "Chuck" Mason, Jr. CG
- District of Columbia by Sharon B. Hodges
- TRACK 6: African-American Research by Char McCargo Bah
We will are also offering around two dozen vendors along with more expert one-on-one consulations from 9:00 A.M. to 3:00 P.M. and lunch-time mini-lectures.
Additional information on the conference can be found at http://fxgsconference.blogspot.com. For information not on the blog contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
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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.