Tarentum Genealogy Conference – Oct 3

Join us for our 2015 Genealogy Conference

Saturday, October 3, 2015

Registration 8:30 to 9:00 a.m., Conference ends approximately at 3:30 p.m.

Location: Clarion Hotel, 300 Tarentum Bridge Road, New Kensington, PA 15068

Featuring:

Barbara J. Antel, Conservation Services Manager
Senator John Heinz History Center, Museum Conservation Center
Preserving Your Family Archives: You Are Not Alone.

Marilyn Cocchiola Holt, Library Services Manager
Pennsylvania Department, Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh
Resources in the Pennsylvania Department, Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh
Genealogical Resources in Western PA

Richard Gazarik, Journalist & Author
Sorting Through the Dirty Laundry of Your Long, Lost Relatives

View the flyer with registration form (PDF) here: 2015 Genealogy Conference Flyer

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September 13, 2015 – Genealogy Committee Meeting

The Genealogy Committee of the Armstrong County Historical Museum and Genealogy
Society will meet on Sunday, September 13, 2015 from 2:00 – 4:00 PM in the
Mildred Lankerd Thomas Genealogy Library, 300 North McKean Street, Kittanning PA.
This is one week later than the normally scheduled meeting due to the Labor Day
holiday.

Speaker for the September meeting will be Beth Caporali of the Victorian Vandergrift
Museum & Historical Society, Inc. She will be discussing the collections, both
artifacts and genealogy wise. There is a large collection of local artifacts as
well as the George Nasser Memorial Library, a dedicated genealogy research library
that covers both Westmoreland and Armstrong Counties.

Upcoming in October:
October 3, 2015 – Tarentum Genealogy Conference to be held at the Clarion Hotel.

October 4, 2015 – Program on the history of the old Stone House in Butler County
that once served as a stagecoach stop.

Have a happy and safe Labor Day. Hope to see you at the September meeting.

Chris

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August 2, 2015 – Genealogy Committee Meeting

The Genealogy Committee of the Armstrong County Historical Museum and Genealogy
Society will meet on Sunday, August 2, 2015 from 2:00 – 4:00 PM in the Mildred
Lankerd Thomas Genealogy Library, 300 North McKean Street, Kittanning, PA.

Scheduled speaker will be Connie Mateer on “One Room Schoolhouses in Armstrong
County”. Connie is a long time genealogy researcher and has worked as a
volunteer in the field for over twenty years. She has always been interested
in one room schoolhouses having attended those schools in Boggs Township in
the 1940s and 50s. Many of these schools are gone now, without a trace, except
for photos held by many of the former students.

Individual research will follow this program presentation.

September program will be Beth Caporali of the Victorian Vandergrift Museum
and Historical Society, Inc.

Hope to see you at the August 2nd meeting.

Chris

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April 12, 2015 – Genealogy Committee Meeting

HAPPY SPRING. A new genealogy season is ready to begin for 2015.

Due to Easter falling on our first regular scheduled meeting date, the Genealogy
Committee of the Armstrong County Historical Museum and Genealogy Society will be on
Sunday, April 12, 2015 from 2:00 – 4:00 PM in the Mildred Lankerd Thomas Genealogy
Library, 300 North McKean Street, Kittanning, PA.

This will be a research meeting. Speakers are being lined up and scheduled for the
upcoming genealogy season.

Do you have an item to share that you have discovered over the winter months? Bring
it along and share it at our meeting.

Looking forward to another great season – hope to see you all in April.

HAPPY EASTER.

Chris

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