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USA Lecture Tour, 09-26 March 2019


The North American lecture tour in spring 2019 will take place from 9 to 26 March 2019.

The schedule  is listed below with contact information for each venue on the itinerary. Other information will be added as it is provided by the host organisations.  

Saturday, 09-Mar-19 - Concord, NH (9:00am-4:30pm)

Location: New Hampshire Historical Society, 30 Park St., Concord, NH 03301

Program title: The Scots-Irish in New England

Host: New Hampshire Historical Society


Tel./e-mail: 603-856-0621

Main Contact: Wendy Olcott

Cost: $75 for members of the New Hampshire Historical Society / $125 for non-members. Optional box lunch is available for $14.

Eventbrite Registration:


Sunday, 10-Mar-19 - Philadelphia, PA (8:30am-4:30pm) - SOLD OUT

Location: Brookside Manor, 50 Bustleton Pike, Trevose-Feasterville, PA 19053

Program title: Researching Your Irish and Scots-Irish Ancestors

Hosts: The Genealogical Society of Pennsylvania


Tel: 267-686-2296 (GSP office is open on Monday, Tuesday and Thursday)


Cost: $80 GSP members; $90 non-members until February 15th.
After February 15th: $100 per person.
Fee includes all lectures, handouts and handout accessibility, continental breakfast, Irish themed hot buffet luncheon and dessert bar, free parking, door prizes.

Book online at Eventbrite: Ulster Historical Foundation– 2019 North American Lecture Tour

Note: This event is now sold out, the nearest programmes to Philadelphia are Pittsburgh PA and New York NY


Monday, 11-Mar-19 - Chicago, IL (9:00am–5:00pm) 

Location: 4626 N. Knox Ave., Chicago, IL 60630

Program title: Researching Your Irish and Scots-Irish Ancestors

Hosts: Irish American Heritage Center


Tel./e-mail: 773-282-7035

Cost: Free to attend for everyone


Tuesday, 12-Mar-19 - Madison, WI (9:00am-5:00pm) - SOLD OUT

Location: Memorial Library Room 126, 728 State Street, Madison, WI 53706

Program title: Irish Genealogy

Hosts: The Wisconsin Historical Society


Tel./e-mail: 608-264-6519

Main contact: Lori Bessler; email:

Cost: $36 WHS members and WSGS members; $40 non-members. Lunch included.

Note: This event is now sold out, the nearest programmes to Madison are Green Bay WI and Chicago IL


Wednesday, 13-Mar-19 - Green Bay, WI (9:15am-3:15pm)

Location: Brown County Library, 515 Pine Street, Green Bay, WI 54301

Host: Brown County Library


Tel./e-mail: 920-448-5815

Main contact: Mary Jane Herber,

Cost: Event is free to attend but please pre-register by clicking the link below: 


Thursday, 14-Mar-19 - Salt Lake City, UT (8:00am-5pm) Day 1

Location: The Salt Lake Plaza, 122 West South Temple, Salt Lake City, Utah 84101

Program title: 'An Irish Gatherin': Researching Irish and Scots-Irish Roots

Host: Heritage Consulting LLC

Tel./e-mail: 801-557-1059

Main contact: Stan Lindaas

Cost:$20 admission. To assure seating pre-registration is required. Call: 801-557-1059 or visit: 

Format: The format of the program will be classes in the morning (8am to 12 noon) then lunch break, then individuals can visit the Family History Library in the afternoon, where they will be joined by Gillian and Fintan and members of staff from Heritage Consulting.


Friday, 15-Mar-19 - Salt Lake City, UT (8:00am-12 noon) Day 2

Location: The Salt Lake Plaza, 122 West South Temple, Salt Lake City, Utah 84101

Host: Heritage Consulting LLC

Tel./e-mail: 801-557-1059

Main contact: Stan Lindaas

Cost: $20 admission. To assure seating pre-registration is required. Call: 801-557-1059

Format: Individuals will be able to visit the Family History Library in the afternoon, Gillian and Fintan will not be available at this time.


Saturday, 16-Mar-19 - Denver, CO (9:00am-4:30pm)

Location: Denver Public Library, 10 W. Fourteenth Ave. Parkway, Denver, CO 80204

Program title: Irish Research Seminar

Hosts: Wales Ireland Scotland England (W.I.S.E.) Family History Society


Main contact: Sandy Ronayne; 303-601-1823

Cost: $40


Monday, 18-Mar-19 - Pittsburgh, PA (9:00am-4:30pm)

Location: Heinz History Center, 1212 Smallman St. Pittsburgh, PA 15222

Program title: Irish Genealogy Workshop

Hosts: Heinz History Center and the Westmoreland County Historical Society


Tel./e-mail: 412-454-6361 (office)

Main contact: Sierra Green;   724-456-4769 (cell)

Cost to attend for members/non-members: $30 for History Center and WCHS members, $40 for non-members


Tuesday, 19-Mar-19 - Louisville, KY (9:00am-1:00pm)

Location: The Filson Historical Society, 1310 S. 3rd St, Louisville, KY 40208

Program title: Irish and Scots-Irish Family History Research Workshop

Host: The Filson Historical Society


Tel./e-mail: 502-635-5083

Cost: Free to members of the Filson Society, non-members $20


Wednesday, 20-Mar-19 - Coeur d'Alene, ID (1:00pm–8:30pm)

Location: Lake City Center, 1916 N. Lakewood Drive, Coeur d’Alene, ID 83814

Program title: Irish & Scots-Irish Research Seminar!

Hosts: Family Hunger, PLLC and Jan Clizer—Painting Scotland


Tel./e-mail: 219-462-0524

Main contact: Todd Neel at 208-691-0870
Jan Clizer at 208-771-2912

Cost: Pre-Registration cost $35. Registration or attendance after cutoff date will be $50.

Please send Pre-Registration with check (to Family Hunger, PLLC), or cash (due 2/20/2019) to: Todd Neel,  Family Hunger, PLLC, 317 W. Spokane Ave, Coeur d’Alene, ID 83814.

Pre-Registration for the workshop due one month prior to the workshop, on February 20, 2018. Live Celtic music during the short evening dinner break.


Friday, 22-Mar-19 - Valparaiso, IN (9:00am–4:00pm)

Location: Valparaiso Public Library, 103 Jefferson Street, Valparaiso, IN 46383

Program title: Researching Your Irish and Scots-Irish Ancestors

Hosts: Porter County Public Library System


Tel./e-mail: 219-462-0524

Main contact: Emily Austin Duran -

Cost: Free to attend for everyone


Saturday, 23-Mar-19 - Tampa, FL (8:30am–4:00pm)

Location: Robert W. Saunders Sr. Public Library, 1505 N Nebraska Ave, Tampa, FL 33602

Program title: Irish Genealogy Seminar

Hosts: Florida Genealogical Society, Pinellas Genealogical Society, Genealogical Society of Sarasota, Manatee Genealogical Society, The Villages Genealogical Society, Lakewood Ranch Genealogy Club


Tel./e-mail: 219-462-0524

Main contact: Donna Moughty -

Cost: $40 members of sponsoring societies; $45 non-members. Lunch can be purchased at registration for $10.

Note: This event is now sold out. Please check our other locations for availability.


Sunday, 24-Mar-19 - Fairfield, CT (9:00am-4:30pm; registration from 8:30am)

Location: Gaelic American Club, 74 Beach Road, Fairfield, CT 06824

Program title: Irish Genealogy Seminar/Workshop

Hosts: Fréamh Éireann Genealogy Group and Féile, Inc.

Web: or

Booking page:

Main contact: John Minehan, 203-293-8090 or email:

Cost: $50 for early bird registration, $60 after 28 Feb 2019. Gaelic American Club members $10 discount.

Mail check (payable to Féile, Inc) to Mary Adams-Arroyo, 221 McGrath Court, Stratford, CT 06615. Please provide name, address, phone and email.


Monday, 25-Mar-19 - New York City (10:00am-4:00pm)

Location: The New York Genealogical and Biographical Society, 36 West 44th Street, 7th Floor, New York, NY 10036

Program title: Ancestors, Ireland and Emigration: Irish and Scots-Irish Genealogy

Hosts: Ulster Historical Foundation and Tourism Ireland


Tel./e-mail: +44 28 9066 1988,

Cost: $50 general public; $35 for members of the Ulster Genealogical and Historical Guild; and $30 for members of New York Genealogical and Biographical Society.

Registration: Please note, unfortunately we cannot accept walk-ins on the day, you will need to pre-register. You can do so by visiting: 

Or by visiting the website of our host, The New York Genealogical and Biographical Society:

You can also contact the Foundation’s office:

Note: Lunch is not included but there are local restaurants/coffee shops in the vicinity.

Note: This event is now sold out, but there is an additional New York event on Tuesday 26 March.


Tuesday, 26-Mar-19 - New York City (10:30am-1:30pm)

Location: American Irish Historical Society, 991 Fifth Avenue, New York NY 10028

Program Title: Distant Ireland - Migrations to the New World

Hosts: American Irish Historical Society and Ulster Historical Foundation


Tel./e-mail: 212.288.2263

Main contact: Sophie Colgan 212.288.2263

Cost: AIHS & UHF Members - $15, General Admission - $25 (Tea, coffee and water provided)

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