Longmont Genealogical Society
LGS Programs 2014 - 2015
Information provided by
LGS Vice-President/Program Chair Carolye Johnson
First Lutheran Church - 803 3rd Avenue, Longmont
We meet in the "Friendship Center" room which is on the street level. It is accessed by the west door that faces 3rd Avenue, It is adjacent to a small parking lot with 2 Handicap spots.
More parking is available on the West side of the building with a stairway leading to this upper level.
For information about for Past Programs and Speakers, please click here
October 8, 2014 at 1:00 PM
Denny L. Hopper is a life member of the Veterans of Foreign Wars, the American Legion, the F.B.I. National Academy Associates and other professional organizations. He is currently the President of the Longs Peak Chapter of the Colorado Society of the Sons of the American Revolution. He is a descendant of the Revolutionary War Patriots, Harmon Hopper, Thomas Goin, Conrad Keck, Heinrick Keck, Thomas Brooks, Eli McVay, John McVay, John Lynch, Aaron Lynch, John Owsley, John Barton, William Kirk, Robert Ellison, Nicolas Cain, James Allison, Griffen Stallings, Moses Bartlett, and the War of 1812 Patriots Michael Shoffner and George Sharp. Several of his published genealogical works include: Deep in the Holler Hopper and Kin of Leatherwood - Claiborne and Union Counties; The Tall Grass Plow Shares and Fertile Soil Early Settlers of Kansas and Nebraska and their Descendants. He currently lives northwest of Boulder, Colorado where he continues his investigative research and writing. His talk will give us information on how to search for our own Patriots and learn more about the Colorado National Guard. Be sure to bring your husband and male friends - this program is sure to catch their interest and inspire them to begin their own patriotic search!
November 12, 2014 at 1:00 PM
Sandstone, St. Vrain and the Sand Creek Massacre" presented by Harry Ross. The year 1864 was a significant year for residents of the St. Vrain Valley, especially Morse Coffin, who was an eye-witness to the "incident" at a peaceful Indian village in southeastern Colorado. "All history is Local" if you know where and how to find it.
December 10, 2014 at 12:00 NOON
Christmas Pot Luck Bring a Dish to share & your own eating utensils. Society will furnish the drinks. Don't miss the wonderful food, good company and festive spirit of this event. One of our favorites - Jon Chandler will be back with more of his stories and wonderful music. Put this on your calendar cuz' you won't want to miss it. Bring a friend to enjoy the program and great food with you.
January 14, 2015 at 1:00 PM
Julie Potter Miller - Julie is a favorite speaker and we always look forward to her interesting and educational programs. Be sure to plan to join us for her presentation. Topic and more information soon!
February11, 2015 at 1:00 PM
Finding Old Maps on the Internet presented by Ted Bainbridge: The possibilities are almost unlimited: Deciding what kinds of maps you want. How to find old and modern maps on the internet for free. Examples of real research questions, what kinds of maps were hunted, how they were found, and how those maps helped answered questions. Even how to make your own maps! Click here for a detailed handout with live links to many mapping web sites. Ted is a past president of the Longmont Genealogical Society and an accomplished speaker and writer. His columns on Genealogy Topics appear regularly in the 50 Plus Marketplace News for Boulder County. He also writes an article for the LGS Quarterly which is always interesting and helpful in researching our ancestry. We'll have more information soon on his topic for February!
March 11, 2015 at 1:00 PM
Be sure to attend all these great programs in 2014 - 2015!
Mark these dates on your calendar so you wont miss any of these excellent programs, and remember to invite your friends.
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