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USA Lecture Tour, 03 – 22 March 2017

Want to discover your Irish and Scots-Irish ancestors?

Join experts Fintan Mullan and Gillian Hunt from the Foundation during their annual USA lecture tour to learn how to get the most out of Irish resources and records, gain strategies for breaking down brick walls, and grasp important historical context that may help fill in gaps in your research.

Whether you are just beginning your Irish research or have been at it for years, you won’t want to miss these workshops!

 

Friday, 03 March - Phoenix, AZ  (9:00am–5:00pm)

Location: Irish Cultural Center, 1106 N Central Ave, Phoenix, AZ 85004

Programme Title: Tracing your Irish and Scots-Irish Ancestors (Day 1)

Host: The McClelland Library

Web: www.azirish.org/upcoming-ulster-historical-foundation

Tel./e-mail: 602-864-2351,  623-225-6352 (Mobile)

Main Contact: Cindy Patricki - cindy.patricki@azirishlibrary.org

Cost: $40 members each day; $45 non-members each day

Optional box lunch is $10 each day

 

Saturday, 04 March - Phoenix, AZ  (9:00am–5:00pm)

Location: Irish Cultural Center, 1106 N Central Ave, Phoenix, AZ 85004

Programme Title: Tracing your Irish and Scots-Irish Ancestors (Day 2)

Host: The McClelland Library

Web: www.azirish.org/upcoming-ulster-historical-foundation

Tel./e-mail: 602-864-2351  623-225-6352 (Mobile)

Main Contact: Cindy Patricki - cindy.patricki@azirishlibrary.org

Cost: $40 members each day; $45 non-members each day

Optional box lunch is $10 each day

 

Sunday, 05 March - Tacoma, WA  (1:00pm–5:00pm)

Location: Pierce County Library System, Administrative Center Library, 3005 112th St E, Tacoma, WA 98446

Programme title: Discover Your Irish and Scots-Irish Ancestry

Host organisation: Lakewood and South Hill Libraries

Tel/e-mail: 253-548-3425 or 316-300-3383 (mobile)

Main contact: Jaime Prothro - jprothro@piercecountylibrary.org

Registration details: Free with registration. Be sure to check the website for availability.

Register online: www.piercecountylibrary.org/calendar.aspx?id=281

www.facebook.com/events/618976198289299

Further information: This presentation is being made in cooperation with the Lakewood and South Hill Friends of the Library.

www.piercecountylibrary.org

 

Tuesday, 07 March - The Hermitage, Nashville, TN  (6:00pm–9:00pm)

Location: The Hermitage, 4580 Rachel’s Lane, Nashville, TN 37076

Programme title: Exploring Your Scots-Irish Genealogy

Host: Andrew Jackson’s Hermitage

Web: thehermitage.com/event/exploring-your-scotsirish-genealogy

Tel./e-mail: 615-889-2941, info@thehermitage.com

Further information: The genealogy workshop will run from 6:00pm to 9:00pm, but interested parties can also avail of one-to-one research consultations with the presenters from 12 noon to 4:30pm (for which an addition charge is made). There will also be a reception and informal meet and greet from 5:30pm.

Cost: $15 evening programme only (6:00pm to 9:00pm)

$45 evening programme plus one-to-one consultation from 12 noon to 4:30pm (at which up to 2 people can participate)

 

Thursday, 09 March - Michigan City, IN  (9:30am–4:00pm)

Location: Michigan City Public Library, 100 E. 4th Street, Michigan City, IN 46360

Host: Michigan City Public Library

Web: www.mclib.org

Tel./e-mail: 219-873-3049 (call Robin Kohn to register)

Main Contact: Robin Kohn - rkohn@mclib.org

 

Saturday, 11 March - Bentonville, AR  (9:00am–4:00pm)

Location: Bentonville Community Center, 1101 SW Citizen’s Circle, Bentonville, AR 72712

Programme Title: Researching Your Irish & Scots-Irish Ancestors

Host: Northwest Arkansas Genealogical Society

Web: www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~arnwags, www.facebook.com/groups/nwags

Tel./e-mail: 479-271-6820, genealogy@bentonvillear.com

 

Sunday, 12 March - York County, PA  (1:00pm–5:00pm)

Location: York County History Centery, 250 East Market St, York, PA 17401

Host: South Central Pennsylvania Genealogical Society

Web: www.scpgs.org/meetings

Tel./e-mail: 717-887-7508, richardkonkel@yahoo.com

Registration Details:  free to members of the SCPGS or the York County History Center

$30.00 for non-members (SCPGS membership is $25.00). Refreshments will be served.

Register to the above e-mail for attendance purposes by March 1, 2017 and

pay cash or check at the door, or: Send check for fee or membership by March 1, 2017 to:

South Central Pennsylvania Genealogical Society
PO Box 1824
York, PA 17405-1824

 

 

Monday, 13 March - Green Bay, WI  (3:00pm–8:30pm)

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

Host: Brown County Library

Web: www.browncountylibrary.org

Tel./e-mail: 920-448-5815

Main Contact: Sue Lagerman or Mary Jane Herber

 

Wednesday, 15 March - Bolingbrook, IL  (9:30am–5:00pm)

Location: Fountaindale Public Library, 300 West Briarcliff Road, Bolingbrook, IL 60440

Programme Title: Irish Genealogy – Resources for Success!

Host: Fountaindale Public Library and Plainfield Public Library

With additional support from the British Interest Group of Wisconsin and Illinois

Web: http://communico.fountaindale.org/events, www.fountaindale.org

Tel/e-mail: Debra Dudek (main contact) - 630-685-4201 - ddudek@fountaindale.org

Registration: Free Event!  In-person attendance limited to 70 in Main Lecture Room, and 35 in Overflow Room. Be sure to check the website for availability – a webinar is also available.

Register by phone (630) 685-4176 or Register online for the seminar: http://communico.fountaindale.org/events

Box lunches are available for purchase from Brooks Cafe.  Call (630) 685-4295 to place an order.

Information: Additional details and all handouts available to download at: www.fountaindalegenealogy.org

 

Thursday, 16 March - Bolingbrook, IL  (9:30am–4:30pm)

Location: Fountaindale Public Library, 300 West Briarcliff Road, Bolingbrook, IL 60440

Programme Title: Irish Famine Era Records and Emigration

Host: Fountaindale Public Library and Plainfield Public Library

With additional support from the British Interest Group of Wisconsin and Illinois

Web: http://communico.fountaindale.org/events, www.fountaindale.org

Tel/e-mail: Debra Dudek (main contact) - 630-685-4201 - ddudek@fountaindale.org

Registration: Free Event!  In-person attendance limited to 70 in Main Lecture Room, and 35 in Overflow Room. Be sure to check the website for availability – a webinar is also available.

Register by phone (630) 685-4176 or Register online for the seminar: http://communico.fountaindale.org/events

Box lunches are available for purchase from Brooks Cafe.  Call (630) 685-4295 to place an order.

Information: Additional details and all handouts available to download at: www.fountaindalegenealogy.org

 

Friday, 17 March - Richmond, VA  (9:00am–12:30pm)

Location: Library of Virginia, 800 East Broad Street, Richmond, VA  23219

Programme Title: Irish Ancestry Day (note: the full event runs from 09:00 to 16:00)

Host: Library of Virginia

Web: libraryofvairishancestryday.eventbrite.com, http://www.facebook.com/educationLVA

Tel./e-mail: 804-692-3500 (general number)

Main Contact: Catherine Fitzgerald Wyatt - catherine.wyatt@lva.virginia.gov

Information: Places are limited.

 

Saturday, 18 March - Philadelphia, PA  (9:00am-4:30pm)

Programme Title:  Researching your Irish Ancestors

Location of programme: Brookside Manor, 50 Bustleton Pike, Feasterville, PA, 19053

Host: The Genealogical Society of Pennsylvania (GSP)

Web: genpa.org/events

Tel.: 215-545-0391

Email: info@genpa.org

Registration Details: $100 for Members, $125 for Non-Members

Includes Irish-themed Buffet

Tickets can be bought here: Buy Tickets

 

Sunday, 19 March - Pittsburgh, PA  (9:00am-4:30pm)

Programme title: Irish Genealogy Workshop

Location of programme: Heinz History Center, 1212 Smallman St., Pittsburgh, Pa. 15222

Host organisation: Heinz History Center & Westmoreland County Historical Society

Main contact (handling registration):  Sierra Green

Tel: 412-454-6361

Mobile: 724-456-4769

Email: sgreen@heinzhistorycenter.org

Registration Details: $30 for History Center & WCHS members, $40 for non-members

Box lunches are available for $10.95

Register online for the seminar:

http://www.heinzhistorycenter.org/events/irish-genealogy-workshop

 

Tuesday, 21 March - Little Rock, AR  (6:00pm–9:00pm)

Location: Hillcrest Hall, 1501 Kavanaugh Blvd, Little Rock, AR 72205

Programme Title: Tracing your Irish and Scots-Irish Ancestors

Host: Arkansas Genealogical Society, Butler Center for Arkansas Studies.

Web: www.butlercenter.org

Tel./e-mail: 501-320-5711

Main Contact: Christopher Stewart - cstewart@cals.org

Registration: Free of charge; register online at www.butlercenter.org or leave a message for Christopher Stewart at 501-320-571

Seating limited to 150 attendees

Information: Visit the websites of the Arkansas Genealogical Society: www.agsgenealogy.org or the Butler Center: www.butlercenter.org for more details on lecture topics.

This presentation is being made in cooperation with the Central Arkansas Library System.

 

What better way to celebrate St Patrick’s Day itself, than by making a start on your Irish and Scots-Irish ancestral quest. Your Irish genealogy is waiting to be discovered.

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