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GSRC Upcoming Events


All events are free, open to the public, and are held at the New City Library Auditorium, 220 N. Main St., New City, NY 10956, unless otherwise noted.
Contact:
Sally Pellegrini, Community Relations: 845-634-4997 x197.

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Date Event
Tuesday
25 April 2017
7:00 PM
Topic: Genealogy Research Using Historic Newspapers
Speaker: Brian Jennings

Local History Librarian Brian Jennings will discuss the various newspaper sites available to researchers, focusing especially on hrvh.org  and newspapers.com.
Tuesday
23 May 2017
7:00 PM
Topic: Getting Started or Facing a Brick Wall

At this annual  GSRC event, panel members will be on hand to present the essentials needed to research: census, cemetery, and vital records.  They will address record-keeping  methods and suggestions to solve that brick wall!  At past events,  the panel has successfully pointed out ways to solve roadblocks, and they are ready to help you.  Enjoy free handouts to get you started.
Tuesday
27 June 2017
7:00 PM
Topic: John Conklin of Flushing, Rye, and Fordham Manor, NY: Finding an Elusive Patriarch
Speaker: Agnes Ellish

Agnes Ellish will discuss the research for her article on John Conklin published in the July 2016 issue of The American Genealogist.  The  article contained a current genealogical profile of John Conklin of Flushing, Rye, and Fordham Manor, New York, as well as transcriptions of documents that explicitly prove the identity of John Conklin and his wife Elenor.

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