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Genealogists Gather for a Spring Meeting

April 6th, 2012 · No Comments · Books, City Library, Events, Local History, Main Branch, News, NH Room

The New Hampshire Society of Genealogists will be holding their Spring Meeting in conjunction with the Manchester City Library, on Saturday, April 14, 2012 in the library’s auditorium at 405 Pine St. Registration and coffee will begin at 10:00am in the Winchell Room with lunch on your own at a local restaurant or brown bag in the Winchell Room. The meeting will adjourn promptly at 2:15 pm. Speakers are Michael J. Tougias whose topic will be “Indian Wars of New England.” Mr. Tougias has authored several books on New England history including Until I Have No Country (A Novel about King Philip’s Indian Wars), King Philip’s War and Ten Hours Until Dawn. The second speaker is Melissa Mannon, archivist, cultural heritage consultant, former librarian and writer.  Her topic is “Preserving Memories: Maintaining Personal Papers, Family Photographs, and Memorabilia.”   She has authored several articles and books, including The Unofficial Family Archivist: A Guide for Creating and Maintaining Family Papers, Photographs, and Memorabilia and Cultural Heritage Collaborations: A Manual for Community Documents. Both speakers will have their books for sale during the lunch break. The meeting is free and all are welcome.  Free parking for the meeting is available on the street and in the Hartnett Lot diagonally across the street from the library. Two hour parking in the library lot is limited to library patrons only. Attendees may use the handicapped entrance to the lower level auditorium located on Concord Street.  For more information, contact Cynthia O’Neil, NHSOG Secretary, at 603-624-6550 or via email at Coneil@manchesternh.gov.

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