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Newark-Arcadia Historical Society 2018 Winter Lecture Series

March 17 - A Final River to Cross: The Underground Railroad at Youngstown, NY by Gretchen Duling, Ph.D. and Dennis Duling, Ph.D.

This new book explores the Underground Railroad in Western NY. The Dulings have uncovered a rich treasure of information, including the UGRR in Newark.

March 31 - Saving the Beautiful Lake: An Ecological History of Lake Ontario by Susan P. Gateley

Explore the natural and recent environmental history of Lake Ontario from 1860 to the present through images and words aboard the antique schooner Sara B.  You will travel across, aloft and under the waters of Lake Ontario via video in search of understanding the issues impacting the lake and the people living beside it.

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49th Annual Southern California Genealogical Society Genealogical Jamboree, the Genetic Genealogy 2018 and Family History Writers conferences
Dear Fellow Society,

The Southern California Genealogical Society is proud to present the 49th Annual Genealogical Jamboree, the Genetic Genealogy 2018 and Family History Writers conferences, as well as our very popular JamboFree and Jamboree Extension Webinars. We are very excited about the outstanding line-up of speaker and events, and we want to make sure your members are in the know!

Since this is the only national-level conference that comes to the West Coast, we’d like to partner with you to make sure your members can take advantage of the closest conferences around. Below are some details to share with your members.

We’ve attached a few images to brighten your publications and inform your memberships. Hope you like them!

We Deliver
If you’d like printed SCGS and Jamboree materials of your facility, monthly meeting, or Seminar, please send us a message with the following information:

1. What you would like:
  • Jamboree postcards
  • Webinar Schedule flyers
  • Jamboree flyers
  • All of the above

2. Number of copies you would like
3. The shipping address
4. The date you need the material delivered by

Freebie Table
If you would like to send YOUR flyer or postcard to be added to the Jamboree Freebie Table at no charge, send up to 200 copies to the following address. Please send between April 1 and May 20th to make sure your materials are included. 

SCGS - Freebie Table
Thank you for helping us spread that word and for your help in making this the most successful Jamboree ever!!

The SCGS Jamboree Team

49th Annual Southern California Genealogy Jamboree:
When: Friday, June 1 and Saturday, June 2, 2018

Where: Los Angeles Marriott Burbank Airport

What: 100+ courses by 55+ top speakers with Advanced to Beginner topics

When: Thursday, May 31, 2018

Where: Los Angeles Marriott Burbank Airport

What: A full day of genealogical outreach – Beginners class and 30 round tables free and open to the public

Exhibit Hall FREE and open to the public:
When: Thursday, May 31, 12:30 pm thru Saturday, June 2, 2:30 pm

Where: Los Angeles Marriott Burbank Airport

What: Meet/get advice from all the “biggies” Ancestry & AncestryDNA, MyHeritage, Family Tree DNA, Family Tree Maker, RootsMagic, Legacy Family Tree and meet smaller companies with specialty services and products geared to help you make your genealogy more accessible and your research more efficient. 

Jamboree 2018
Genetic Genealogy Conference:

When: Thursday, May 31, 2018

Where: Los Angeles Marriott Burbank Airport

What: 25+ courses by 20+ speakers on Genetic Genealogy topics, Beginners to Advanced 
Writers Family History Writers Conference (NEW!):

When: Thursday, May 31, 2018

Where: Los Angeles Burbank Airport Marriott

What: 12 courses by 10 speakers with Beginners to Advanced topics