Events

Events


30 August - 2 September 2017. Federation of Genealogical Societies Conference 2017. fgsconference.org

2-5 May 2018. National Genealogical Society Family History Conference. Paths to Your Past. Grand Rapids, Michigan. 175 lectures and over 2000 genealogists.
Hotel reservations open - 15 August 2017; program posted online - 1 November 2017; Conference registration open - 1 December 2017. http://conference.ngsgenealogy.org/ 

22-25 August 2018. Federation of Genealogical Societies Conference. On the Three Rivers - Past, Present, Future. Grand Wayne Convention Center. https://fgs.org/cpage.php?pt=43

11-14 April 2018. Ohio Genealogical Society Conference. Blazing New Trails. Hyatt Regency Columbus, Columbus, Ohio. https://www.ogs.org/conference2018/call.php 

 



  
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Waterville Historical Society:
 Waterville Ohio.

29 July 2017 - Open House at Robbins, Sargent, and Wakeman Hall. Exhibits open from 9am-noon at the Robins and Sargent Houses.  
Wakeman Archival Center open from 10am-2pm.
Downtown walking tour from the Robbins House, 114 River Road at 9am.

26 August 2017 - Open House at Robbins, Sargent, and Wakeman Hall.
Exhibits open from 9am-noon at the Robins and Sargent Houses.  
Wakeman Archival Center open from 10am-2pm.
Uptown walking tour from Wakeman Hall, 401 Farnsworth at 11am.

23 September 2017 - Roche de Boeuf Parade and Festival. 9am - 5pm.
Parade begins at 10am. Something for everyone: Vendors, car show, music, entertainment, food. Free shuttle from Conrad Park (on Michigan) and Waterville Landings (J&R Contracting).

11 October 2017 - Ghostly Encounters IV. 6:30pm-8:30pm. Meet some of the residents of Wakeman Cemetery and listen to stories of their lives in Waterville.

21 October 2017 - Last Open House and Walking Tour of the Year.
Exhibits open from 9am-noon at the Robins and Sargent Houses.  
Wakeman Archival Center open from 10am-2pm.
Downtown walking tour from the Robbins House, 114 River Road at 9am.
Uptown walking tour from Wakeman Hall, 401 Farnsworth Rd. at 11am.

15 November 2017 - The American Soldier in World War I. A View From the Field. 7-9 at Wakeman Hall, 401 Farnsworth Road. Speaker: Dave Westrick.

7 December 2017 - Waterville Historical Society Christmas Party. 6-9pm. Fallen Timbers Golf Course.

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Ohio Genealogical Societies:

Clermont County Chapter, OGS.  Meetings are held at the Doris Wood Library, 180 S. 3rd Street, Batavia, Ohio unless otherwise noted. ccgsoh.org

10 August 2017. Picnic at Ohio Township Park. Fried chicken and bottled water will be provided by the society. Members and guests are asked to bring a dish to pass. Also, you are welcome to bring pictures, items of genealogical and historical interest or interesting stories about family to share with the group. Directions: Rte 125 to south on Rte 132 for 303 miles. Turn right on Mt. Pisgah Road. Park is on the right side of the road. 

9 September 2017. Heritage Day Luncheon. 11am-3pm. Celebrating the 40th anniversary of the society. Induction of new members of Century Families, Settlers and Builders, and First Families of Clermont County. Speaker: Diane VanSkiver Gagel. Terrace Park Country Club, 5341 South Milford Road.

                                                       

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Fulton County Chapter, OGS. Meetings are held at the Trinity Lutheran Church, 410 Taylor, Delta, Ohio unless otherwise noted.

No meetings in July and August.




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Lucas County Chapter, OGS. Meetings are held 2pm in the Huntington Room of the Toledo-Lucas County Public Library, 325 North Michigan St., Toledo, Ohio unless otherwise noted. Meetings consist of brief announcements from the Board of Trustee followed by a program.  lucasogs.org


15 July 2017. Luncheon. 2pm. Summer Social. The Black Pearl Restaurant, 4630 Heatherdowns Blvd. (across from the Stranahan Theater.) RSVP: Barbara Craig <bjncraig@baxnet.net> Luncheon items may be ordered from the menu. Entertainment and activities: Genealogy puzzles, presentation of genealogy articles from society journals. If you wish, you will have an opportunity to share how you became interested in genealogy or the most unusual item or bit of information you have found in your research. DOOR PRIZES. Guests and spouses welcome.

19 August 2017.   
Speaker: Janice Whitaker. Non-Population Census Schedules. Have you ever heard of an agricultural census, a mortality census or a manufacturing census? If not, here is your chance to learn about these and other non-population census that are available for research.


16 September 2017.
Field Trip: Wood County Historical Museum. 13660 County Home Road, Bowling Green, Ohio. Meet at the museum at 1pm. $5 per person. Handicap accessible. Directions from Toledo, Ohio: I-75 south to Exit 179 (US 6-East) to County Home Road. 

21 October 2017.
Speaker: Tom Neel. Sinners Not Saints: An Introduction to the Your Ancestor's Dark Side. Criminal, church, police, court records for the unruly members of your family. Are these records really available?

18 November 2017.  Brick Walls With Bill.  Send your brick wall problems to Bill Priest <wjpriest@accesstoledo.com> Please include all information you have about the subject plus locations you have researched online and off. It is never too early to get your queries to Bill!

December 2017 - January 2018 Meeting. Winter Break. No meetings.

 

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