Experts

CeCe Moore on set of Finding Your Roots

Cumberland Pathways brings nationally recognized speakers and regional experts together to help you find your story. Beginners, seasoned researchers, and professional genealogists will leave Cumberland Pathways inspired.

They include:

  • CeCe Moore, America’s leading expert in the emerging area of genetic genealogy
  • Michele Ridge, formerly the First Lady of Pennsylvania and previously head of the Erie County Library System
  • A former history professor at the U.S. Military Academy at West Point who now helps people use military records for family research
  • Specialists in church records from most of the major denominations
  • Prominent archivists from both the public and private sectors
  • Historians from local universities who will entertain with stories of early immigrants into the Cumberland Valley
  • Well-known leaders in the field of oral history
  • Experts who have been instrumental in digitizing records and creating on-line data bases
  • Professional genealogists who help others trace their family.

Not included on this list are your fellow attendees. They may just offer you the key to unlocking that proverbial brick wall.

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