Children ages 6-13 will create a family tree, learn about the American Flag and patriotism, and make a family history workbook. Parent participation required. Family History For Children, Parents and Grandparents. Led by members of Children of the American Revolution and sponsors.
10:30 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. Shake Your Family Tree...And See Who Drops Out
Learn the basics of genealogy and refresh your skills taught by Kim Morgan and Kootenai County Genealogical Society members. Tour of the KCGS Genealogical Library and Holdings. Break: On-site volunteers for help with research, questions and answers and free workbooks.
11:30-12:00 p.m. Internet Genealogy: Family Search
This lesson will introduce basic Internet research strategies and some of the best research tools currently available online. Led by Family History Consultants & Instructors, Hayden Lake Family History Center. Break: On-site volunteers for help with research,questions and answers and worksheets.
Lunch Break: 12:30-1:00 p.m. Free genealogy help, raffle prizes, and refreshments provided. Brown Bag Lunch.
1:00- 1:30 p.m. Standards for Sound Genealogical Research
What every genealogist should know about finding and using original records, interpreting facts versus fiction, and citing your sources. Taught by Louisa Durkin, Registrar for Daughters of the American Revolution and DAR members. Break: On-site volunteers for help with research, questions and answers and worksheets.
2:00 - 3:00 p.m. Finding Ancestors Workshop Topic: “Help! The Courthouse Burned. Now What?”
Satisfy those burning questions when valuable records are destroyed. Kim Morgan will teach Record Type Alternatives and help you dust the ash pile to find your ancestors. Break: On-site volunteers for help with research, questions and answers and worksheets.