Friday, October 9, 2009

Joint meeting with Falmouth Genealogical Society set for November 14, 2009.

The Third Annual Joint Meeting of the Society with the Falmouth Genealogical Society will take place on Saturday, November 14, 2009, as the regular monthly meeting of the Society at the same time.

The speaker will be Michael LeClerc, professional genealogist from the New England Historic Genealogical Society. He will address two separate topics - Research Techniques for Genealogy, and Breaking Through Brick Walls in Genealogy.

This is a great opportunity for interaction among genealogists from the whole of Cape Cod. Michael LeClerc is Director of Special Projects at Boston’s New England Historic Genealogical Society, and editor of the Society’s eNews. He is the author of numerous articles for scholarly journals and popular magazines, co-editor of  Genealogical Writing in the 21st Century, and co-editor of Western Massachusetts Families in 1790. His expertise includes New England, New York, French Canadian and general Canadian Research, research methods, and compiling and writing and publishing your genealogical research.

The meeting will be held at the West Barnstable Community Center, Route 149, near the corner of Route 6A, from 9:30am until noon. Coffee and tea will be served.

Directions: Take Route 6 and get off at Exit 5 (Route 149); then drive north on 149 (toward the Bay) for about a half-mile; Community Center is on the left, at a sign pointing toward “Gallery”; parking on the left side of the building. Steps to entrance are on left side of building; or entry can be by handicapped ramp on right side of building.