02 June 2010

Family History Day at the California State Archives

We just received word about a fun event in October! Be sure to check out their blog!

Family History Day at the California State Archives will be held on Saturday, October 9, 2010 at the California State Archives, 1020 "O" Street, Downtown Sacramento from 8:30am to 4pm. Mark your calendars now for this all-day FREE event!

Volunteers in period clothing will greet and mingle with attendees at throughout the day. This fun and informative day will include over twenty classes for the beginner to the experienced researcher on internet resources and specialized research topics; classes in the Preservation Lab to see how to preserve family papers; research in the Root Cellar Genealogy Library; and tours of the Archives to learn about the historical documents held there. Genealogical, historical & lineage societies, research libraries & archives will be on-hand with displays and information.

New this year is a Blog devoted to Family History Day 2010. The Blog will serve as one of the communication tools used to keep interested participants and attendees up-to-date on the day's activities such as profiles on the speakers and class topics as commitments are finalized. The website for the Blog is http://fhd2010.blogspot.com/.

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