Whitesburg KY

Genealogy retreat planned

A genealogy retreat will be held by Hindman Settlement School September 25-28. Among the workshop leaders will be representatives of the Kentucky and National Society Daughters of the American Revolution and National Society Sons of the American Revolution, as well as local experts.

The workshop will include training and handson guidance in genealogical research, information on lineage societies, tips on preserving historical records and understanding probate records, information on researching eastern Kentucky roots, cemetery exploration and preservation, a guide to online resources, as well as time for guided field work. A detailed schedule and registration form are available on the settlement school’s website.

The cost is $350, which includes meals, semi-private lodging, conference materials and fees. For commuters, the rate is $ 140 for the workshop only.

To register, call (606) 785- 5475 or email the online registration form to Info@HindmanSettlement.org.

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