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NCGS 2021 Fall Conference Videos

The first link below is for the Syllabus page for the 2021 Fall Conference with handouts for the pre-recorded presentations. This page will require the password provided to registrants via email. The Syllabus also includes the handouts for the live-streamed conference presentations (which were not recorded). The Syllabus will open in a new tab, so … Read more . . .

2019 NCGS Fall Conference Highlights

On two brisk fall days, 1-2 November, about 200 conference attendees gathered at the McKimmon Conference Center in Raleigh for the NCGS 2019 Fall Conference. Roberta Estes presented a wonderful keynote on Friday morning about the Lost Colony and all the major efforts to find it to date. It was a fascinating tale that included … Read more . . .

2018 NCGS Fall Conference Highlights

The 2018 Fall Conference was held on 27 October 2018 at the McKimmon Conference and Training Center in Raleigh. Dr. Michael D. Lacopo presented the keynote lecture, “Finding Dead Ancestors is Easy: Finding the Living can be a Challenge!”, which described ways to find living relatives who might help our family research by providing memories, … Read more . . .

2018 NCGS Speakers Forum Highlights

A Cool Way to Spend a Hot Summer Day contributed by Linda Lawson, Program Chair The State Archives of North Carolina in Raleigh opened its doors for the Speakers Forum at 8:00 a.m. on 23 June to welcome over 100 people, including attendees, speakers, and vendors. The speakers for the event hailed from North Carolina, Virginia, Pennsylvania, … Read more . . .

2018 Spring Workshop Highlights

On 10 March 2018, a few blocks from the riverfront in Wilmington, a group gathered on the third floor of the New Hanover Public Library to learn about “Advancing Your Research with DNA.”   The event was the NCGS Spring Workshop, which was co-sponsored by the Old New Hanover Genealogical Society. There were 80 attendees from … Read more . . .

Fall NCGS Conference Attendee Sponsored by Wake County Genealogical Society

The Wake County Genealogical Society (WCGS) sponsored Anna Killian, a student in the North Carolina State University Public History program, to attend the 2017 NCGS Fall Conference. With the assistance of Dr. Craig Friend, Humanities and Social Sciences Distinguished Graduate Professor of History and Director of Public History at NCSU, the WCGS solicited applications from … Read more . . .

2017 Spring Workshop Held in Gastonia

A Menagerie and a Fine February Day The vulture stood quietly on the table while Jeff Haines and Diane Richard spoke about genealogical research methods and resources at the NCGS Spring Workshop held at the Schiele Museum of Natural History in Gastonia, and co-sponsored by the Friends of the Gaston County Public Library, on 25 … Read more . . .