CASTINE – Ever thought about climbing your family tree? Now’s your chance as the Wilson Museum goes on a genealogical road trip to learn about techniques and resources available in the community and beyond. A series of five one-hour sessions will begin at a Witherle Memorial Library Brown Bag Lunch Lecture on April 25th at noon. This will be a hands-on work session that will get you started filling in a pedigree chart and a family group sheet.
From there the road will lead to Emerson Hall on the following Monday (May 2nd) at 1:30 pm, where you’ll “invest” in some vital records and other resources. On May 9th at 1:30 pm a visit to the Castine Cemetery will reveal the stone cold facts as well as what isn’t written in stone. The question “Have You Lost Your Census?” will be answered at the Castine Historical Society at 1:30 pm on May 16th. And finally, the road will lead to the Wilson Museum on May 23rd at 1:30 pm where the trek will move to tech; technology, computers and the internet, that is. To sign up for the entire 5-part series contact Wilson Museum 326-9247 or firstname.lastname@example.org. Or, come to the first Brown Bag Lunch to see if this is a hobby for you!
All sessions will be led by Debbie Morehouse, staff at the Wilson Museum. Debbie has been an amateur genealogist for the past 35 years and formerly owned Legacy Crafts, a shop which combined genealogy with scrapbooking.
Contact Name: Debbie Morehouse
Telephone Number: (207)326-9247