Arlington, VA.Â 11 December, 2006. National Genealogical Society announces its 2007 Annual Conference and Family History Fair in Richmond, Virginia May 16-19, 2007 will mark the 29th Annual Conference in the States and Family History Fair of the National Genealogical Society. The 2007 conference will be held in conjunction with local hosts â€“ Fairfax Genealogical Society, the Genealogical Research Institute of Virginia, and the Virginia Genealogical Society.
The 2007 conference will be held at the Greater Richmond Convention Center and Richmond Marriott Hotel in downtown Richmond, Virginia.Â The conference will feature 4 complete days of educational sessions for the beginner through to the more experienced family history researcher. In addition the Family History Fair will feature over 150 exhibitors of genealogical goods and services â€“ the exhibit hall will be free admittance to everyone.
Genealogical sessions at the conference will include sessions on Virginia research â€“ covering early Virginia migration patterns, Virginia records, the indentured servant system, tax records, land records and many more; an ethnic track with feature sessions on German, English, Scotch-Irish, and African American research.Â Many other tracks will focus on technology in genealogy, genealogical record groups, military, migration, research in the states, women, and genealogical essentials. There will also be a special DNA track and several workshops throughout the conference.Â
To register online go to: www.ngsgenealogy.org.Â To request a conference brochure contact Jeanne Lund at Lund@ngsgenealogy.org.
The National Genealogical Society was founded in 1903, and is the premier national society for everyone from the beginner to the most advanced family historian.Â The NGS serves its members by providing genealogical skill development through education, information, publications, research assistance, and networking opportunities.Â
Further information on the NGS Conference in the States & Family History Fair can be found at the NGS website at: www.ngsgenealogy.org