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FREE Fall mini-seminar

September 11th, 2018 | Posted by lukespraguemeister in Uncategorized
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Whitman County Genealogical Society is hosting a FREE Fall mini-seminar Bishop Place Independent Living Social Room, 811 SE Klemgard, Pullman, WA Saturday, October 13, 2018

FEATURING:

“All About Heraldry and Its Use in Genealogy” By Anthony (Tony) Durnford deGray Birch

“Digital Research – Tips, Tricks and Resources”  By Lee Pierce

9:00 am: The doors open.

9:30 am-10:30 am: Anthony (Tony) Birch is a retired higher education administrator and long standing member of Eastern Washington Genealogical Society. He doesn’t claim to be a heraldry expert, but a family historian trying to make sense out of things he has inherited or found through research. His presentation will focus on heraldry, and how the genealogist/family historian can use heraldry to learn more about their ancestors. He will share examples of his ten-year search of his ancestors’ crests and coats of arms and what the many images, forms and colors mean.

10:30-10:45 Break and refreshments.

10:45 am-11:45 am: Lee Pierce is the archivist for the Eastern Region Branch of the Washington State Archives in Cheney, Washington. His mission is to collect, preserve and provide access to the records of local government agencies of the 11 furthest east counties of the state. He will be showing and telling about the digital archives and how best to use it, as well as other government resources that are available to researchers.

If you have any questions or need more information contact WCGS President, Sue Kreikemeier at:
aerocraft@completebbs.com or 509-635-1303. Please RSVP to Sue or whitmancgs@gmail.com
by October 6 to accommodate handouts & refreshments.

While the seminar is free, donations are welcome at the door.
Directions: Turn off Bishop Boulevard onto Klemgard Ave., follow Klemgard Ave. up the hill and turn left at the top. Do not go into the front entrance, but turn right, continuing up the hill and turn left at the white car ports. Find an appropriate parking place, enter the building through the main doors and go straight ahead to the Social Room.

Seminar Flyer:  Seminar Flyer Oct 2018 with NO page number

Seminar Bios:  Seminar bios for Oct 2018 NO page number

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