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The following post applies to all of the counties of Eastern North Carolina so please allow it to be posted as it directly relates to the family histories of the area. It will be posted over the next few days to all the counties that are approximately east of I-95 as there are many inter-connections between the families of the region.
Thank you and Best Regards, David French
We will be hosting the Eastern North Carolina Family History Fair at the New Bern Riverfront Convention Center on Saturday, June 4th, 2011 from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. We are excited to be partnering with other area family history organizations to present eight family history research class choices as well as partnering with Tryon Palace to present the fun-filled and educational "Blast Into The Past ! - Time Travel Into History" Kids' Event.
We thank our media sponsors: Our State Magazine, CTV 10, TACC 9 TV, Sun Journal Newspaper, Crystal Coast Parent Magazine, and Eastern Carolina Parent Magazine for working with us to promote the ENC Family History Fair.
Please see the links below for more information.
We look forward to seeing you on Saturday, June 4th, as we gather to remember, honor, celebrate, and learn more about our family heritages from the early times to the present.
Please let all of your friends and family know about the event.
Everyone is welcome!
All the Best,
The Family History Society of Eastern North Carolina
Eastern North Carolina Family History Fair
View family history photo boards.
Learn about area family histories.
Connect with family and friends.
Exhibits by area libraries, genealogical, historical, and cultural groups
Kids’ History Activities • Door Prizes • Tea Cup Auction • Family History Research Classes
We encourage everyone to do a family photo history board as we found many people were able to make connections and everyone enjoyed looking at all of the photos.
Exhibits and Kids’ Activities are Free and Open to the Public.
ENC Family History Fair Schedule and Class Information
9am, Exhibits Open To the Public and Class Sign-In
10am - 11:15am, Family History Research Classes (Choose One)
1. Beginning Genealogy, Barbara Odiorne Kerr
Sponsored by The Pamlico County Family History Library, Museum, and Heritage Center
2. Cemetery Research: A Grave Matter, Kay Becton Ogle and Jo Eubanks Huettl
Sponsored by The Heritage Genealogical Society of Greene, Jones, and Lenoir Counties
3. Land Grants in North Carolina 1663-1960, Sponsored by Dr. A. B. Pruitt
4. Tracing Your Revolutionary War Ancestor, Carolyn Clemmer McCulley and Lou Tate Walker
Sponsored by The Daughters of the American Revolution Richard Dobbs Spaight Chapter
11:15am - 2pm, Lunch and Free Time to Explore Exhibits
2pm - 3:15pm, Family History Research Classes (Choose One)
1. DNA and Genealogy, Anne Poole, Sponsored by The Lost Colony Research Group DNA Project
2. Finding Records in Burned Counties, Roger Kammerer
Sponsored by The Pitt County Family Researchers
3. Online Genealogy, Robert Gregory and Victor Horrell
Sponsored by The Craven County Genealogical Society
4. Researching Your Civil War Ancestor, Victor T. Jones, Jr.
Sponsored by The New Bern-Craven County Public Library Kellenberger History Room
3:15pm - 6pm, Free Time to Explore Exhibits
If you would like to be an Exhibitor, please see this link for more information:
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