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Subject: [VACSALEM] Genealogy Fair in Bedford in September
Date: Mon, 17 Aug 2009 00:29:59 -0000
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The annual Bedford Genealogy Fair will be held on Saturday, September 12, 2009 from 9 am - 3 pm at the Bedford Campus of the Central Virginia Community College located at 1633 Venture Blvd., Bedford, VA. This Free-to-All event is hosted for the benefit of genealogists and family historians in the area. It involves 40 vendor and/or family history tables along with lectures each hour. The schedule for the lectures is: 9 am - Maps and Mapping by Ann Blomquist from TN; 10 am - Records at the Bedford County Circuit Court by Karen Glover, Deputy Clerk; 11 am - Records at the Family History Centers of the LDS by Rebecca Richardson, Director of the Family History Center in Lynchburg; 1 pm - Preservation of Old Documents and Pictures by Alicia Sell, Archivist at the Virginia Room, Roanoke Public library; 2 pm - When the Valley Wept: Hunter's Raid and the Battle of Lynchburg by Gregory Starbuck, Executive Director of the Historic Sandusky Foundation. Available all day long will be!
free look-ups of family surname information available on the internet. Volunteers will search for your family at Ancestry.com, Rootsweb OneWorld Tree and Heritage Quest. A map on how to reach the fair is found at www.bedfordgensociety.org. For more information or for those wishing to have a vendor/family history table please contact the Bedford Genealogical Society at , or 540-297-9237.
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