|Posted By:||Cheri Goldner|
|Subject:||"Discovering your Civil War Ancestors" August 11, 2012 Akron, Ohio|
|Post Date:||January 28, 2012 at 12:43:24|
|Forum:||Upcoming Genealogy Events Forum|
The Special Collections Division of the Akron-Summit County Public Library and the Summit County Chapter of the Ohio Genealogical Society are pleased to present the free day-long program "Discovering your Civil War Ancestors" on Saturday, August 11, 2012 from 9:30 am to 4:30 pm in the Main Library Auditorium at 60 South High Street, Akron, Ohio 44326.
Join us for presentations by local researcher and reenactor John P. Gurnish and Certified Genealogist, lecturer and writer Amy Johnson Crow.
9:30 – 9:45 Introductions
9:45 – 10:45 Summit County in the Civil War, John P. Gurnish
10:45 – 11:00 Break
11:00 – 12:00 Researching Ohio Civil War Ancestors, Amy Johnson Crow
12:00 – 1:00 Lunch on your own
1:00 – 2:00 For Benefit of the Soldier: Civil War Fraternal Organizations, Amy Johnson Crow
2:00 – 2:15 Break
2:15 – 3:15 Researching Your Civil War Ancestors Online, Amy Johnson Crow
3:15 – 3:30 Break
3:30 – 4:30 State and Local Records for Civil War Research, Amy Johnson Crow
Parking is free in the High-Market Parking Deck. To sign-up or for more information, contact the Special Collections Division at 330-643-9030 or firstname.lastname@example.org. Visit us on the web at http://sc.akronlibrary.org/.