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“The Role of Cave Hill in the History of Louisville”
Presented by Mike Higgs

Tuesday, February 09, 2016
1:00 P.M.

The story of Cave Hill Cemetery, its improvements and the “residents” who came to rest there parallels the story of Louisville. Michael Higgs will help us explore the origin and history of Cave Hill Cemetery.

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The LGS Photo Gallery

The Louisville Genealogical Society's Historian, Bud Smith, is a professional photographer. His photographs, as well as those taken on our 'research' expeditions', are now posted on Public Dropbox for your viewing pleasure. Please take time to see our society in action!

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Tuesday, February 23, 2016 at 1:00 P.M.

"Irish Wake"


Presented by Greg Mathews

With the assistance of Seamus Patrick Murphy the mannequin and various props including antique artifacts, Greg describes and discusses the Irish Wake and what occurred from the early 1800s to more modern times in Ireland and its influences still found today with Wakes and funerals of the Dear Departed Souls.  

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Jane Turner Hamm Library
For Information about the library, queries from" out of town members, surnames being researched, links to research sites, and the LGS Quarterly Journal. 


Third Wednesday
10:00 A.M. & 7:00 P.M.
February 17, 2016
"Windows 10"
presented by Howard Roberson 

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and Benefit LGS

Considering using a DNA test to find or confirm your ancestors? LGS has recently become an affiliate of FamilyTreeDNA. If you order their tests through us, a portion of your payment will benefit LGS. Thanks for your support! 

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Membership in the

Louisville Genealogical Society
Come to a program or workshop to find out what you have been missing.  There is no charge for these events and Visitors Are Always Welcome.  The Louisville Genealogical Society's monthly Programs and Workshops are held at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, 1000 South Hurstbourne Parkway (at Linn Station Road), on the Second and Fourth Tuesdays, at 1:00 P.M.,; additional Workshops are held at the St. Matthews/Eline Library, 3940 Grandview Avenue, on the Third Wednesday, at 10 A.M. and repeated at 7:00 P.M.
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