Welcome to The Genealogy Event.
Whether new to genealogy or looking to enhance your research skills, The Genealogy Event and associated events are focused on providing you the opportunity to learn and engage - over genealogy and DNA. The Genealogy Event was most recently held at Pier A on Saturday October 13 in New York City. Read more about the event highlights here.
NYC BASED GENEALOGY GROUP
Interested in meeting and connecting with others who share a common interest in genealogy and DNA? Then consider joining The Irish / British Genealogy Group, a New York City based group that offers a series of events throughout the year.
PROGRAM AT A GLANCE
10AM - 11AM: Welcome, Introduction to Genealogy and Key Irish Genealogy Resources (BRIDGET BRAY, IRISHCENTRAL)
11:10AM - 11:50AM: Overview on DNA (CHUCK WEINSTEIN)
12PM - 1PM: Lunch
1PM - 1:40PM: Irish and Irish American Resources at the New York Public Library (PHILIP SUTTON, NEW YORK PUBLIC LIBRARY)
1:50PM - 2:30PM: The Irish Experience at Ellis Island and Castle Garden (BARRY MORENO, THE BOB HOPE MEMORIAL LIBRARY, ELLIS ISLAND NATIONAL MUSEUM OF IMMIGRATION)
2:30PM - 2:45PM: Break
2:45PM - 2:50PM: Introduction to Eternally Irish (TONY WILLIAMS)
2:50PM - 3:30PM: Archives of the Archdiocese of New York City (KATE FEIGHERY, ARCHIVES OF THE ARCHDIOCESE OF NEW YORK CITY)
3:40PM - 4:20PM: Advanced Research Strategies (CHUCK WEINSTEIN)
4:30PM - 5:00PM: Hennessy History and Heritage Presentation, Irish Family Legacy Award (MAURICE HENNESSY, GLOBAL BRAND AMBASSADOR, HENNESSY)
5:00PM - 7:00PM: Reception, sponsored by Hennessy
Selection of photography provided by Joseph Crowe