Maine Historical Society News…

Maine Historical Society invites you to two genealogy events…

Lecture:
Sat., Oct 4, 9:30 – 11:30am
Introduction toResources at the National Archives

Walter Hickey, Archives Specialist, National Archives
Join us at MHS for an in-depth introduction to the collections of the National Archives-Northeast Region, one of the richest resources for genealogical, historical, and other research in New England. The Northeast branch is a vast repository of federal records that includes naturalization papers, census records, passenger lists, full revolutionary pension records, and much more.

Walter Hickey is a highly regarded speaker who presents throughout the region.

Registration required, call 207-774-1822

Fee: $20.00; Members $15.00.

PACKAGE RATE for those who register for this program and November 13 Research Trip below: $60; MHS Members: $45.

Event Information

When: Lecture: Saturday, October 4, 2008, 9:30am – 11:30am

Research Trip: Thursday, November 13, 2008, 7:30am – 6:00pm
Where: Lecture: Maine Historical Society, 489 Congress Street, Portland

Research Trip: Meet at PIZZERIA UNO parking lot, South PortlandFor more information call 207-774-1822 or email info@mainehistory.org

Thursday, November 13, 7:30am – 6:00pm Research Trip to the National Archives Spend a day doing research at the National Archives in Waltham, MA. Located just outside of Boston, NARA’s Northeast Region facility is among New England’s renowned research facilities for research into local, regional, and national history. At the facility you will be able to search through thousands of records on microfilm, paper, and computer including: Census records covering the entire nation, 1790-1930; Naturalization records; Ship passenger lists; Canadian Border Crossings; Draft, Military Service, and Pension Records; Bounty Land Application Files; and much more. Participants will also be able to access Footnote.com, Ancestrylibrary.com, and other online databases. Trip will depart from the parking lot of UNO PIZZERIA at the Maine Mall at 7:30am. Space limited. Registration required; call 207-774-1822. Fee: $45.00; Members $40.00. PACKAGE RATE for those who register for this program and October 4 Introduction to National Archives program above: $60.00; MHS Members: $45.00.

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