Posted by: Ashley | September 11, 2015

Don’t miss Ancestry Day in Raleigh, November 6-7

[This press release comes from Andrea Gabriel, Outreach and Development Coordinator for the State Archives of North Carolina.]

Banner announcing Ancestry Day in Raleigh, 2015

Don’t miss Ancestry Day in Raleigh, North Carolina on November 6-7, 2015

Join experts from Ancestry, the State Archives, Friends of the Archives, the North Carolina Genealogical Society and the State Library of North Carolina for this great two-day event. Registration for Saturday’s presentations is $38. Friday’s presentations are $10 and are limited to the first 200 participants who register for Saturday. AncestryDNA kits will be available at a discounted rate of $89 while supply lasts.

Friday’s presentations are sponsored by the State Archives of North Carolina, the State Library of North Carolina, and the Friends of the Archives.

  • “Before the Vital Records Law: What’s a Family Historian to Do?” — Debbi Blake
  • “An Introduction to Online Research Tools from the State Archives and State Library of North Carolina” – Ashley Yandle and Michelle Underhill
  • Saturday, November 7, will feature a full day of classes including:
    • Ancestry 101: New & Review
    • Getting the Most from Ancestry.com
    • Using AncestryDNA to Further Your Family History Research
    • Partnering with the State Archives of North Carolina
    • Ask the Experts
    • Sharing Your Family Story

Door prizes on Saturday include free memberships to Ancestry.com, Fold3.com, and Newspapers.com, as well as many other items.

Click here for more information or to register for Ancestry Day.

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