The schedule for University of Mary Washington’s Great Lives Series is up! These lectures are free to attend and begin at 7:30 pm. For more information and to view the schedule, click here
Fredericksburg Family History Day is being held March 14, 2015 at the LDS Chapel off of Bragg Road. Classes include Tips for Reading Old Handwriting, Genealogy 101 and 102, Researching the Library of Congress, and several other informative classes. For more information, visit http://fredvafamilyhistoryday.com
Attend the University of Virginia’s national symposium, Universities Confronting the Legacy of Slavery, being held October 16 and 17, 2014 at the university. The symposium is free and open to all, but sign up is required. For more information, click here.
The Fredericksburg, Virginia Family History Day will be held at March 1, 2014 from 8:30 am to 3:00 pm. The address of the location is 1710 Bragg Road, Fredericksburg, VA. Attendees will have the option of choosing 20 different classes, including DNA in Genealogical Research, African American Research, and Genealogy 101. The keynote speaker is Greg Crawford, Local Records Program Manager at the Library of Virginia. For more information and to register, visit Fredvafamilyhistoryday.com.
Freedom at the Gates: African Americans in the Civil War program will be held Monday, September 9, 2013 at Madison County High School. The program features a University of Virginia professor, and is apart of free lecture series. For more information, click here.
October 25-26, 2013, is the two day joint conference presented by Virginia Genealogical Society (VGS) and Fairfax Genealogical Society (FxGS), called the Essential Desktop and More Conference.
Friday, October 25, 2013, from hours 10 am to 6 pm, features guided research at Fairfax Regional Library’s Virginia Room. Registration is not required.
Saturday, October 26, 2013, at Trinity Presbyterian Church in Herndon, VA, is the Essential Desktop workshop. Programs include: The Latest in Land Records and Tech Toys and Tools.
Registration and information can be found on the Fairfax Genealogical Society’s website.
The Central Rappahannock Regional Library and Fredericksburg Regional Genealogical Society are offering free genealogy classes at the headquarters branch on Saturday mornings from 9-12 in March and April.
Gen Introduction to Genealogy—Mr. Trip Wiggins
African-American Research—Ms. Char Bah
Sourcing and documenting information—Mr. Chuck Mason
Genealogy 201—Ms. Tish Como
Overcoming Brick Walls—Ms. Phyllis Legare
Military Research—Ms. Phyllis Legare
Probate/Courthouse records–Ms. Sharon Hodges
Civil War Research–Ms. Holly Schemmer
DNA and Genealogy–Ms. Shannon Bennett
Genealogy and Lineage Societies—Ms. Shannon Bennett