Posted By:Stephanie Wolf
Subject:Woodlawn Cemetery Genealogy Workshop - April 17
Post Date:April 13, 2010 at 04:59:57
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This month, Friends of The Woodlawn Cemetery will help New Yorkers explore the rich heritage of those interred at Woodlawn. For those who want to research their family history, on Saturday, April 17, the historic Woodlawn Cemetery will host “Using Cemetery Records – Genealogy Workshop.” During the session, participants will learn how to get the most out of cemetery research, including reviewing interment records (the documents involved in placing memorials) and what to ask for when requesting records from a cemetery. Woodlawn’s Director of Historical Services leads this two-hour workshop. $20 per person, reservations required, please call 718-920-1470. 2:00 p.m.

Event: Woodlawn Cemetery Genealogy Workshop

Date/Time: Saturday, April 17, 2:00 p.m.

Cost: $20 per person

Reservations (required): Contact Brian Sahd, Executive Director, Friends of the Woodlawn Cemetery, (718) 920-1470,

Directions: The Woodlawn Cemetery is the last stop on the IRT #4 train. The cemetery is also accessible from the Metro North Railroad Harlem Line (Woodlawn Station). For those traveling by car, Woodlawn can be reached from the E. 233rd St. exit off the Major Deegan (#13) and the Bronx River Parkway (#10).