Kentucky Historical Society
KGS Annual Seminar to be held at Thomas D. Clark Center for Kentucky History
FRANKFORT, Ky. (July 19, 2012) – The Kentucky Historical Society (KHS) and Kentucky Genealogical Society (KGS) partner monthly to provide free family history workshops at the Thomas D. Clark Center for Kentucky History. In lieu of an August workshop, family historians will meet 8:45 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 4, for KGS’s 37th annual seminar.
Dick Eastman, founder and editor of Eastman’s Online Genealogical Newsletter, will be the presenter at the seminar. He will offer four sessions covering the topics of converting from paper to digital record keeping, using the “cloud” to simplify computer use, using online search engines to find ancestors and family stories, and exploring how technology will affect genealogy now and in the future.
Eastman travels the country giving lectures and workshops on using technology in genealogy. He is the author of “Your Roots: Total Genealogy Planning on Your Computer,” published by Ziff-Davis Press. More than 60,000 people read his online newsletter weekly at www.eogn.com.
Registration fee includes lunch and is $50 for KGS members or $60 for all other participants. Seating is limited. Seminar information and registration form are online at www.KentuckyGenealogicalSociety.org. For more information, email KentuckyGenealogicalSociety@gmail.com.
An agency of the Kentucky Tourism, Arts and Heritage Cabinet, the Kentucky Historical Society, established in 1836, is committed to helping people understand, cherish and share Kentucky's history. The KHS history campus includes the Thomas D. Clark Center for Kentucky History, the Old State Capitol and the Kentucky Military History Museum at the State Arsenal. For more information about the Kentucky Historical Society and its programs, visit www.history.ky.gov.