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GENEALOGY WORKSHOP

OF THE

HUNTINGTON HISTORICAL SOCIETY

During the renovation and expansion of our facilities, our temporary address is 2 High St., Huntington, New York 11743.

Our Library & Archives are temporarily closed. See notice at bottom of this page.

Tel. (631) 427-7045

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Cancellations and changes will be posted here.

Meeting dates have been changed to Saturday mornings.

The Meeting scheduled for Saturday, February 6, 2016 

HAS BEEN CANCELLED

due to the snow storm

Next meeting:  March 5, 2016: For details, see "MAR"  below

SUFFOLK COUNTY, NY, WWI VETERAN DATABASE:

Our Resource Center has records on nearly 4500 World War I veterans from throughout Suffolk County, Long Island. Although our Archives are temporarily in storage and the records are unavailable, due to construction, the index may be searched by clicking the link below.

To search the index and to order a copy of a record, click here.

2015 - 16

GENEALOGY WORKSHOP SCHEDULE

For additional information, call (631) 427-7045, ext. 401

Our meeting location varies. Check the direction link or the printed directions under each meeting.

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No meeting due to Labor Day holiday


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Saturday, October 3, 2015, 10:30 am

At the Huntington Public Library, 338 Main St., Huntington, NY

Open and free to the public

SUFFOLK COUNTY HISTORIC NEWSPAPERS,

Which is now part of New York State Historic Newspapers

Presenter: Samantha Jane Alberts, Technology & Electronic Resources Supervisor, Suffolk Cooperative Library System

For directions, click here

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Saturday, October 17, 2015, 10:30 am

WALKING TOUR OR CIVIL WAR MONUMENTS AT HUNTINGTON RURAL CEMETERY

Leader:  Bob Farrell. 133 known Civil War  veterans  are known to be buried here.  Meet at Oakwood Road entrance.

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Saturday, November 7, 2015 at 10:00 am

Open and free to the public

At the South Huntington Public Library, Pidgeon Hill Road.

THE CIVIL WAR REDISCOVERED:

 Find Your Ancestors in the Newly Available  United States Sanitary Commission Records (USSC 1861-1878)

Presenter: Terry Koch-Bostic, a professional genealogist and Long Island resident. She specializes in New York State, New York City/Long Island, Irish and German-American research. Terry is a Director for the National Genealogical Society, the Chapter Representative and manager of the Association of Professional Genealogists New York Chapter, and a member of the NYG&B Education Committee.

For directions, click here

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Saturday, December 5, 2015 at 12:00 noon

For information and reservations, call 631-427-7045

 at Pumpernickel's Restaurant, Northport

ANNUAL HOLIDAY PARTY

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Saturday, January 2, 2016 at 10:00 am


No Meeting - Happy New Year

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Saturday, February 6, 2016 at 10:30 am

In the barn at the Conklin House, southwest corner of High St. & New York Ave. (Route 110)

FAMILY HEIRLOOMS AND TREASURES

 Member Presentations

Saturday, February 13th: DEPOSITS DUE for Research Trip to Family History Library in Salt Lake City

For directions to Conklin Barn, click here

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Saturday, March 5, 2016 at 10:30 am

In the barn at the Conklin House, southwest corner of High St. & New York Ave. (Route 110)

PUTTING FLESH ON YOUR ANCESTORS' BONES

Presenter: Carol Proven

For directions, click here

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Saturday, April 2, 2016 at 10:00 am

Open and free to the public


To be announced


For directions, click here


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Sunday, May 22 to Sunday, May 29, 2016

ANNUAL RESEARCH TRIP TO

FAMILY HISTORY LIBRARY IN SALT LAKE CITY

For information, please contact the Huntington Historical Society,

2 High St.HuntingtonNY 11743, Tel# 631-427-7045


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Saturday, June 4, 2016, 12:00 noon to 2:00 pm

At the Conklin House Barn.

Annual Picnic

ABOUT THE GENEALOGY WORKSHOP

The Huntington Historical Society’s Genealogy Workshop conducts monthly meetings from September through June, with guest speakers to discuss issues of common concern to family historians. Meetings are held in the Barn at the Conklin House or at a public library..

Other activities include field trips to resource centers, research and indexing projects, and participation in all-day seminars and family history fairs.

The Workshop publishes a monthly Newsletter featuring local, national and international topics of genealogical interest

PROJECTS

Members of the Genealogy Workshop participate in activities such as research for publications, indexing of records at The Huntington Historical Society’s Archives and cemetery tombstone readings.

Our members also participate, along with members of other organizations, in database projects of the Genealogy Federation of Long Island. These databases include indexes to Naturalization, Military, Vital Records and other records in Long Island – New York Metropolitan area depositories. Over ten million names are available online now, with another two million to be added shortly. For details, click here

LIBRARY AND ARCHIVES

Tel # (631) 427-7045

The Huntington Historical Society maintains a Resource Center (Library and Archives) at the Trade School Building, which is also the location of the Society’s offices, at 209 Main St., Huntington, NY 11743-6993. The expansion of our facilities is underway. Our library and archives are temporarily closed and we are unable to take research requests. Our office is temporarily located at 2 High St., in the Conklin House.

For information and pictures, click here

For membership information, click here "

Huntington Historical Society membership

For information about other Long Island

genealogy organizations, click here "

Genealogy Federation of Long Island

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