Monday, November 2, 2009

CCGS Education Committee offers Winter Adult Ed course in genealogy basics

The Education Committee of the Society will be offering a Winter Adult Education course in Family History Methods at the Cape Cod Regional Vocational-Technical High School in Harwich, MA, beginning in January 2010.

Designed for those who would like to have a review of genealogical techniques and for those who are just starting out and needing to establish a system, the course will take place at the School on Thursday afternoons from 3:30 to 5:30pm, starting January 21 for six consecutive Thursdays except February 18, concluding on Thursday, March 4.

Content of the course will include finding and using vital records, using federal records such as the census and immigration records, deciding on the credibility of information, using land and probate records, and starting to write a family history. A team from the Society will be teaching the course. Cost is $50 for the total of six sessions.

You can register and pay online, or by contacting the office of Adult Education at the school at 508-432-4500.

For questions about the course content, contact David Martin at 508-420-0224 or at Questions about arrangements can be addressed to Ron Broman, 508-432-4500, extension 352 or at