Schedule

FOCUS AREAS

Focus Areas will be staffed by experts who will answer questions and offer guidance.  These areas will display books, sample records, and interesting artifacts.  During the afternoon, archival staff at Dickinson College Archives will be available for consultations and the archives will be open for tours.

FAMILY HISTORY FOCUS AREAS
CCHS
(Open from 10 – 4:00)

Genealogy Tips and Tricks

Searching for Colonial Ancestors

Discovering Your African American Story

Tracing the Journey of 19th Century Americans

Finding those who arrived in the Great Migration of the late 19th – early 20th Century (e.g. Ellis Island)

MILITARY GENEALOGY FOCUS AREAS
USAHEC
(Open from 10 – 4:00)

What are Military Personnel Records and how do they work?

Useful Reference Materials for Military Genealogical Research

Military Burial, Cemetery, and Ceremonial Records and their Uses

GENEALOGY FOR CHILDREN
CCHS

Kids Workshop at the CCHS G.B. Stuart History Workshop

Led by CCHS staff, volunteers, and AHEC educators.

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