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    • 8 Apr 2018
    • 12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
    • Hillwood Hall - Davies Manor Plantation 3570 Davieshire Dr.

    Shelby County History Festival
    Hosted by Davies Manor Plantation

    The Annual Shelby County History Festival, which is held each year to mark the opening of the tour season at Davies Manor.  This event is put together by the Shelby County History Society.   Learn about the different museums that are in Shelby County at Hillwood at Davies Manor. 

    TNGS will have an information table there, performing free family look-ups.

    All activities are FREE!

    Hillwood Hall 
    12:00-4:00pm - Displays from 20 local history organizations   
                                  Food & Beverage concessions available
    2:30pm - Living History performances from FACS 4th Grade History classes

    Manor House
    12:00-4:00pm - Open with Docent led tour (FREE)
                                  Folk Art Exhibit

    Grounds, 12:00-5:00pm 
    Free Carriage Rides
    Free 1922 Model T Rides
    Quilt Display (Gotten Cabin, Liberty Cabin, Manor House)
    Kids Games (Oak Tree)
    Scavenger Hunt (Begins at Manor House)
    Nature Hike (Arboretum Trail) 3:30pm
    Vintage Car Show
    Live Music on Gotten Cabin Porch (1:00-4:00pm)

    • 21 Apr 2018
    • 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM
    • Marriott Spring Hill Suites, Huntsville, Alabama

    Tennessee Valley Genealogical Society - Spring Seminar

    Claire V. Brisson-Banks, BS, MLIS, AG

    British and New England Resources and Strategies. The program includes four presentations: Scotland Research Strategies, England, the Quest for English Ancestors, Wales Online Resources,  and New England Ancestors.

    For more information, see TVGS Spring Seminar

    • 26 Apr 2018
    • 7:00 PM
    • Huntsville-Madison County Public Library

    Tennessee Valley Genealogical Society - Regular Membership Meeting

    Program: The Worst Court House Ever: Finding Treasure in the National Archives?

    Bob Davis of Wallace State will speak on the possibilities for research in the National Archives to include guides to research, facilities, types of Federal records which include census, Indian, biographical, Federal court, regular army enlistments 1798-1914, etc.

    For more information, click the following link: TVGS

    • 19 May 2018
    • 12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
    • Germantown Community Library 1925 Exeter Road Germantown, TN 38138

    Germantown Community Library - How-To Festival

    Do-It-Yourself enthusiasts of all ages are invited to a free afternoon of discovery and fun. Learn from experts hosting demonstrations in dozens of topics, from raising backyard chickens to jewelry making, woodworking and more. Concessions will be available for purchase, and extra parking will be available across the street in the Hobby Lobby parking lot.

    TNGS will have an informational table there.

    Call 757-7323 for more information or to apply as a presenter.

    • 10 Jul 2018
    • 12 Jul 2018
    • Allen County Public Library, Ft. Wayne, Indiana

    Midwest African American Genealogy Institute

    To Register click on this link:  MAAGI 2018 Registration

    Who: MAAGI:  A nationally acclaimed genealogy institute.

    What:  Four educational Tracks over three days, including 12 class modules ~ this institute provides for the intense study of African American Genealogy

    Track 1:  Fundamental Research Methods and Strategies - “Research, Analyze, Formulated  the Question and Learn”

    Track 2:  DNA & Genealogy – For individuals new to DNA testing and have not taken  a formal course

                2A – Is for individuals that have taken a DNA course - “Learn the skill, perform the  task”

    Track 3:  Intermediate Genealogy: Pre & Post Slavery Era Research - "Skill building,  Methodology, technology enhancement”

    Track 4:  Genealogy Writing From Planning to Publication - “Team building, work groups,  cohort development

    • 13 Jul 2018
    • 14 Jul 2018
    • South Carolina Dept. of Archives and History 8301 Parklane Road, Columbia, S.C.
    South Carolina Genealogy Society
    46th Annual Summer Workshop

    Featured Speaker:
    Judy G. Russell, JD, CG, CGL

     The Legal Genealogist is coming to South Carolina! 

    Total of 22 Sessions – 18 Speakers

    Topics include: DNA,  Law and Genealogy, Methodology, Native American, African American, CSI-Dixie, SC Records, and More To be announced

    More Info:    Website: SCGS 2018 Workshop    EMail:     slollis@gmail.com

    FB:          Facebook Page

    • 26 Jul 2018
    • 7:00 PM
    • Huntsville-Madison County Public Library

    Tennessee Valley Genealogical Society - Regular Membership Meeting

    Program: Genealogy Antique Roadshow. 

    Dr. George Marchelos, a certified appraiser of personal and estate property, antiques and collectibles, will provide informal appraisals of 1 or 2 items that attendees bring to the meeting.

    For more information, click on the following link:  TVGS

    • 20 Oct 2018
    • 21 Oct 2018
    • Benton Event Center, Benton, AR

    Arkansas State Genealogical Society Fall Seminar

    Keynote Speaker: CeCe Moore

    Ms. Moore is Co-Founder Institute for Genetic Genealogy and has worked as the genetic genealogy consultant and scriptwriter for the PBS Television documentary series Finding Your Roots with Henry Louis Gates, Jr. More information will be forthcoming.

    More Information

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Office: 901 754-4300

Tuesday - 10:00 am to 2:00 pm
Thursday - 10:00 am to 2:00 pm

Physical Address:
7779 Poplar Pike
Germantown, TN 38138

Mailing Address:
PO Box 381824
Germantown, TN 38183-1824

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