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New England Historic Genealogical Society

January 21 @ 2:59 pm

Town & County
of Plymouth

Throughout Plymouth County, and no matter your interest, you will find what you are looking for. The events we choose define our lives and feed our souls. The town and county of Plymouth offers events that lead straight to what moves you. Sit back, put up your feet, and plan your itinerary for a time well spent.

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Lucy Adlington-“The Dressmakers of Auschwitz: The True Story of the Women Who Sewed to Survive” (webinar)

Lucy Adlington discusses her book "The Dressmakers of Auschwitz: The True Story of the Women Who Sewed to Survive." At the height of the Holocaust, twenty-three young inmates of the infamous Auschwitz-Birkenau concentration camp—mainly Jewish women and girls—were selected to design, cut, and sew clothes for elite Nazi women in a dedicated fashion workshop. This...

Using Probate Records in Your Family History Research (online course)

Probate records are crucial—but sometimes overlooked—sources for family historians. Hiding in these legal documents may be full family groups, immediate and extended family connections, origins, and even maiden names. These sources may also be used as vital record substitutes and provide a glimpse into your ancestor’s property and worldly possessions. This three-week online course will...

At Home in the World: American Jewish Women Abroad, 1865–1940 (Online)

Genevieve Wyner Annual Lecture - Join the Wyner Family Jewish Heritage Center (JHC) and Dr. Melissa R. Klapper for a fascinating exploration of the lives and travel experiences of American Jewish women in the 19th and 20th centuries. A scholar of women's and Jewish history, Dr. Klapper will draw on her extensive research and stories...

The Basics of New England Research (online)

Whether your ancestors lived in New England in the 17th or the 21st centuries, this presentation will give you the basic information to begin—and advance—your research into New England records. In preparation for the release of the sixth edition of Genealogist’s Handbook for New England Research, this presentation will give you the basic historical context, general...

Online Lecture: How to Progress from Inherited Research

Not sure what to do with that box of your relative's research? In this webinar, Genealogist James Heffernan will go over tips for sorting through inherited research—discussing how genealogical standards have shifted over time, assessing the credibility of the research, and organizing and preserving the materials. Free! Register Here.

Using Microsoft® Word to Write Your Family History (online)

In this online seminar, experts at American Ancestors will demonstrate how you can use Microsoft® Word to streamline your writing process, saving you time and delivering a professional and easy-to-reference finished product. January 15 at 1 p.m. (ET) Register Here.

Ultimate Bling: Britain’s Royal Collection – Annual DiCamillo Companion Rendezvous

Join us for our virtual rendezvous and illuminating lecture welcoming fellow travelers and fine art enthusiasts! Formed through centuries by British kings and queens, the Royal Collection is one of the world’s largest and most important collections of art. In this illustration-drenched lecture, NEHGS Curator of Special Collections Curt DiCamillo explores the jaw-dropping art, storied...