History and Genealogy

W.I.S.E. Wales, Ireland, Scotland, England Family History Society

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History and Genealogy
1:30 pm - 3:30 pm
1:30 pm - 3:30 pm
1:30 pm - 3:30 pm
Meeting Room - Level 7

March 23
Scots-Irish Research: John Mears
John will discuss Scots-Irish (also known as Ulster Irish) immigration from the 1600s to the 1800s and associated research techniques.

Upcoming Presentations:
April 27
Outrageous Molly Brown: Janet Kalstrom
Janet will provide an interpretation of Margaret (Molly) Brown that will include information on her Irish heritage. She will be dressed as Molly. Janet will also talk about the Titanic and answer questions.

May 18
British Isles Immigration Through Ellis Island: Zoe Lappin

2013 Colorado Genealogical Society Seminar

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History and Genealogy
9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Conference Room - Level B2

NOTE: 9am Registration - Registration Required
Registration Form and flyer: http://www.cogensoc.us/cgs2013seminar.pdf

Featuring Jeanne Larzalere Bloom

You’re Not in Kansas Any More: Essential Resources for Research in Urban Areas
But…It’s Not Where it is Supposed to Be!
Lost Children: Orphans, Vagrants, Delinquents, Half-Orphans, Dependents, Surrendered, Adopted
National Homes for Disabled Volunteer Soldiers 1866-1938

WriteNOW! Writing Group of the Colorado Genealogical Society (CGS)

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History and Genealogy
1:30 pm - 3:30 pm
Gates Conference Room - Level 5

The WriteNOW! informal writing group. This is the third year for the group but newcomers are welcome to join any session. We'll start by helping people get over the fear of writing about their lives and the lives of their ancestors and then start work on a personal project.

Genealogy Special Interest Class - Colorado Genealogical Society (CGS)

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History and Genealogy
10:00 am - 1:00 pm
10:00 am - 1:00 pm
10:00 am - 1:00 pm
10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Gates Conference Room - Level 5

Upcoming 2014 Classes:

NO CLASSES IN June, July, or August. Will return in September.

Sponsored by: Colorado Genealogical Society
http://www.cogensoc.us/

Free and open to the public.

For more information about classes, email Education Coordinator Lou-Jean Rehn at ljrehn@yahoo.com

Beginning Genealogy - Colorado Genealogical Society (CGS)

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History and Genealogy
10:00 am - 3:00 pm
10:00 am - 3:00 pm
10:00 am - 3:00 pm
10:00 am - 3:00 pm
10:00 am - 3:00 pm
10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Gates Conference Room - Level 5

This is a one-time basic course for the beginner, repeated each month. (NO CLASSES IN July and August. Classes resume in September). Attendees will be introduced to thinking genealogically through the exploration of the following:

Stacks of Paper: How to Organize
Home Sources, Paper, People
Pedigree Charts and Family Group Sheets
W5 - Be a Detective
Beginning Internet Sources
Six Major Record Groups

Attendees should dress comfortably. Consider bringing a seat cushion, bottled water, and a sack lunch (there will be a 30 minute lunch break).
Instructor: Lou-Jean Rehn, CG

Dearly Departed Architects of Denver

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History and Genealogy
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Celebrate National Architecture month by learning about the many prominent Denver Architects who chose Fairmount as their final resting place, including Franke Edbrook, Temple Hoyne Buell, Burnham F. Hoyt, and Reinhard Schuetze. Presented by Fairmount Heritage Foundation volunteer Tom Morton.

Where Denver's Scandals Are Buried

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History and Genealogy
11:00 am - 12:00 pm

The Victorians were not as prudish as some believe. Sex, bribery, and other crimes of early Denver were taken to the grave in Denver's Fairmount Cemetery. Hear the scandalous stories!

The Civil War at Riverside Cemetery

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History and Genealogy
11:00 am - 12:00 pm

This weekend marks the 152nd anniversary of the beginning of the U.S. Civil War. Riverside Cemetery, the oldest operating cemetery in Denver, is home to more than 1,200 Civil War veterans, including three Medal of Honor recipients, soldiers that fought with the "Colored Troops," and even some Confederates. Hear some of their stories, presented by the Fairmount Heritage Foundation.

Ann Komara: Lawrence Halprin's Skyline Park

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History and Genealogy
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Ann Komara, professor in the Department of Landscape Architecture at the University of Colorado at Denver, discusses her new book which explores acclaimed landscape architect Lawrence Halprin's urban renewal effort for downtown Denver in the 1970s.

Well Behaved Women Seldom Make History

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History and Genealogy
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Learn about the great women of Colorado history from the Fairmount Heritage Foundation.

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