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May 2018

Homeschool Day: Colonial Living Days

May 14, 2018 @ 12:30 pm - December 3, 2020 @ 2:00 pm
Folsom Tavern, 164 Water Street
Exeter, NH

Colonial Living Days provides students with the opportunity to learn from 18th century re-enactors who provide glimpses into various facets of everyday colonial life. Some examples of activities may include: Learning about the wardrobe of a colonial child Trying out some colonial games Seeing how baskets have been made for thousands of years Hearing stories of sailors and maritime adventures Discussing the day in the life of a militia man Click the links below to buy tickets*: $8.00 Adult $5.00…

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April 2019

Using DNA in Your Family History Research

April 20 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Folsom Tavern, 164 Water Street
Exeter, NH
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$20

DNA is rapidly becoming an important tool in genealogical research, and as more people take the test, the number of matches increase, making it even more useful. Unfortunately, when many people receive the results of their test, they are unsure what they mean or what to do with them. The goal of this workshop is to explain the tests, show you what tools are available for research, and how to use them to identify ancestors and previously unknown relatives.

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June 2019

Researching Veteran Ancestors: American Civil War, World War I, and World War II

June 8 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Throughout American history, brave men and women have answered the call to serve our country and defend our families. Many of us can claim these courageous citizens as our ancestors, but how do we learn more about their service? In this workshop, David Allen Lambert of the New England Historic Genealogical Society will provide tools, tips, and strategies for researching veteran ancestors who served in the American Civil War, World War I, and World War II.

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September 2019

Researching Veteran Ancestors: American Civil War, World War I, and World War II

September 21 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

As a group, 17th-century New Englanders are arguably the most studied group on the planet, and thus descendants are blessed with a multitude of resources. In many cases, town vital records, church, colony, court, probate, land, military, and tax records not only have survived, but have been abstracted and published. In this workshop, Chief Genealogist David Allen Lambert will discuss the settlement of and migrations within New England, how to locate and utilize original and published records, and strategies for…

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November 2019

Writing Your Family History: Taking the First Steps

November 16 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Once you’ve done your research and discovered your roots, what comes next? Our final workshop of the season will offer advice on your ongoing project, when to stop your research, and how to compile it into a unique record of your history that you can share with family and pass on to your future generations. The informative presentation will be followed by workshop time for questions, advice, and expert support.

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