Friday, April 29, 2016

NERGC 2017 Using the Tools of Today & Tomorrow to Understand the Past

It is now less than a year until the next New England Regional Genealogical Conference in Springfield , Ma. April 26-29. 

Two hotels are offering conference rates, the Springfield Marriott and the Springfield Sheraton. They will be available from Tuesday through Saturday at the conference rate. There will be special tracks available on Wednesday and the regular conference begins on Thursday. More than 95 lectures will be offered over two and a half days. 

The conference will be geared toward research in the northeast but of course there is always something to appeal to just about any genealogical researcher.  Some of the offerings will include:

New England Repositories
Understanding and analyzing records online and on paper
Methodologies and strategies
Social and Cultural history
What to do when there is n civil record
New use of sources
Photography and heirlooms
Engaging our youth

and so much more!!

Two featured speakers have been announced so far, they are Thomas MacEntee and F. Warren Bittner. To Find out more about them check out the conference website

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