This blog brings you breaking news about the 14th New England Regional Genealogical Conference and the city of Springfield, Massachusetts.

Friday, January 28, 2011

Society Profile - The New England Historic Genealogical Society

The New England Historic Genealogical Society (NEHGS) is one of the 22 participating societies in the 2011 New England Regional Genealogical Conference (NERGC).

Founded in 1845, NEHGS is the country's leading resource for family history research. They help build knowledge, skills, and understanding of your family and its place in history. Today they provide more than 25,000 members worldwide with access to some of the most important and valuable genealogical resources anywhere. Whether your family came to this country in the 17th century or the 20th century, NEHGS offers access to an incredible collection of primary materials and other resources that can make your research productive and rewarding.

Four NEHGS staff members will be speaking at NERGC:

David A. Lambert, NEHGS Online Genealogist
Michael J. Leclerc, NEHGS Director of Special Projects
Judy Lucey, NEHGS Archivist
D. Joshua Taylor, MLS, NEHGS Director of Education and Programs



The New England Historic Genealogical Society (NEHGS) will also be sponsoring the Friday Night Banquet featuring Paul Milner's talk "What Were Our Ancestors Really Like?" [F-236].

When not presenting you'll have the chance to find the NEHGS staff at the NEHGS corner Booth (#s 37, 38 & 42).  Stop by the booth to chat with staff, ask questions, buy books or to join NEHGS.

The New England Regional Genealogical Conference (NERGC) is being held April 6-10, 2011 in Springfield, MA. More information is available from the conference website

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