Welcome to Raleigh! While your focus is genealogy during conference week, you will need to take a break from the lectures and your research to eat. You will not go hungry! Raleigh, North Carolina, offers a large variety restaurants at all price points. Looking for something quick (so you can get back to the conference … Read more . . .
Raleigh – By Foot or R-Line Getting around downtown Raleigh during the conference is a breeze! Raleigh is a very “walkable” city with moderate-length city blocks and wide sidewalks. A brisk-paced walk will bring you from the Convention Center to the North Carolina State Archives and state museums in less than 15 minutes! The downtown … Read more . . .
Parking Options in Raleigh for the NGS Conference As the NGS 2017 Family History Conference approaches, you are likely planning what to pack and finalizing your travel plans. Is driving to the conference part of your plans? Are you wondering where to park once you get to Raleigh? You will be pleasantly surprised! There is … Read more . . .
If you are like a lot of people, you either dislike going to a new repository or you go and miss some of the important things that you need because you didn’t realize they was there. Well, NCGS has solved those predicaments for you when you come to Raleigh for the NGS Family History Conference … Read more . . .
Do you want to help at the NGS conference in Raleigh in May? You’ve been hearing about the conference for a while and we have a simple job that anyone can do. You don’t need to be registered for the conference to do this and you don’t need to know about genealogy. If you’re figuring … Read more . . .
Can you help out at the Registration Booth at the NGS conference in Raleigh? The job is very simple. You (along with others) sit at the registration desk and, when attendees walk up and show you their ID, you hand them their envelope along with a conference bag full of goodies and anything they pre-ordered, … Read more . . .
There’s nothing worse than arriving at a conference on opening day to find out standing in line is the first thing you do. What are you missing while you are waiting in line with all those people? Since we expect nearly 2,000 genealogists at the NGS conference this year, you know lines to pick up … Read more . . .
When you attend a conference, do you ever wonder how you will travel with all of your purchases? We have an answer that will lighten your load when you head home. As with previous NGS conferences, a shipping method is being offered for the attendees and will be conveniently located in the Exhibit Hall. So … Read more . . .
Special Search Room Hours for NGS 2017 Sunday, May 7: Closed Monday, May 8: 8:00 a.m.-5:30 p.m. Tuesday – Wednesday, May 9-10, Friday May 12: 8:00 a.m. – 5:30 p.m. Thursday, May 11: 8:00 a.m.-9:00 p.m. Saturday, May 13: 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. On behalf of the State Archives and the NC Department of … Read more . . .
The Olivia Raney Local History Library is a branch of the Wake County Public Library system that specializes in local history and genealogy. The library first opened in 1901 in downtown Raleigh, but reopened in its current Carya Drive location in 1996. The Library’s many research collections focus on historical and genealogical materials relating to … Read more . . .