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Village Genealogical Society

Hot Springs Village, Arkansas



Upcoming Genealogical Events


     National Genealogical Society 2015 Family History Conference
     Wednesday - Saturday, 13 - 16 May 2015

     The National Genealogical Society 2015 Family History Conference will be held 13 - 16 May 2015 in the St. Charles Convention Center, One Convention Center Plaza, St. Charles, Missouri. The convention center and all hotels offer free parking. More info at http://conference.ngsgenealogy.org/


     Friendship Cemetery in Prescott
     Saturday, May 16, 2015

     The Mary Place Chapter, Colonial Dames XVII Century is marking Friendship Cemetery in Prescott, Nevada County Arkansas, as a historical Site. The dedication will take place at 1:00 pm. A reception will follow at the Cale Community Building which is located one and a half (1 1/2) miles from the cemetery. Contact Shirley Ann Bennett Barham at shirsh.barham or 501 -513-9316 for more information.


     What Are You Doing With Your Civil War Information?
     Friday & Saturday, June 5 & 6, 2015

     The Searcy County Historical Society is sponsoring the 26th North Arkansas Ancestor Fair, What Are You Doing With Your Civil War Information? More information is available at: http://www.ancestorfair.us .


     Cumberland Gap 5th annual Genealogy Jamboree and Pioneer Day
     Thursday - Saturday, June 11 - 13, 2015

     Cumberland Gap 5th annual Genealogy Jamboree and Pioneer Day to be held in Cumberland Gap, TN (Very rich historical area). Street festival, live music, vendors, speakers, genealogy clubs, DNA groups, and authors. Three counties, three states, one event. For more information go to http://genealogyjamboree.us.


     Butler Center for Arkansas Studies Summer Workshop
     Thursday, June 25, 2015

     Lisa Louise Cooke http://www.genealogygems.com is presenting a free summer workshop at the Butler Center for Arkansas Studies. Lisa Cooke is a well known nationally recognized speaker and also the author of four books: Turn Your iPad into a Genealogy Powerhouse, How to Find Your Family History in Newspapers, The Genealogist's Google Toolbox, and Genealogy Gems: Ultimate Research Strategies. Registration will be open soon and required. For details see http://www.butlercenter.org/conference/index.html.


     See the latest newsletter for more information on upcoming events.