The Ohio Genealogical Society announces its annual summer genealogy workshop to be held 24-29 June 2007 at The Society’s library, located at 713 S. Main St., Mansfield, OH 44907. This year the workshop will feature nationally known speakers who will cover many topics of interest to Ohioans and other researchers, such as cemeteries, land records, church records, vital records, internet update, immigration, and military records. Presentations will also cover research in Pennsylvania, Virginia, and New England, and German, Italian, and Scots-Irish research, among others.
The workshop will have problem-solving time after each session and a chance to ask questions of the experts.
OGS also announces that the OGS library would be open late Sunday through Thursday evenings only for the workshop participants. A round table dinner will be held Wednesday evening led by Genealogy Speakers Guild President, Shirley Hodges.
Those interested may register for the entire week or for individual days. Week long Workshop is $240.00 for OGS members and $275.00 for Non-Members. Single day registration is $50.00 per day for OGS members and $60.00 a day for Non-Members.Â The Round table dinner fee is included for the week-long participants and is $12.00 for one-day or other guests. Special workshop rates of $60.00 per night (breakfast included) will be available at the LaQuinta Inn, 120 Stander Avenue, Mansfield, OH, 44903, Phone 419-774-0005.
The Ohio Genealogical Society is the largest state genealogical society in the nation, with over 5,000 members in 94 chapters around the state and elsewhere in the U.S. It publishes the OGS Quarterly, OGS Genealogy News (both included with OGS membership), Ohio Records & Pioneer Families, and Ohio Civil War Genealogy Journal.
For more information about the society and its summer workshop, check the society’s website at www.ogs.org or call the society headquarters at (419) 756-7294.
Wallace D. Huskonen
Ohio Genealogical Society