The Scottish Special Interest Group (SIG) of the Ontario Genealogical Society have organized a series of webinars over the fall and winter months.
The First webinar, this Saturday October 3, 1:00 pm EDT, has Shirley Sturdevant on Gathering Oral and Family Histories
- Discover how to plan for and conduct oral history interviews.
- Discuss ways to encourage other family members to contribute their photos, history and memories.
- Get motivated to tell your own story.
- Of importance to the Scottish family historian is preserving the superstitions, old Scottish words and phrases, recipes and nursery rhymes for future generations.
The webinars are $14.95 Canadian ($11 US) If not able to attend the live event register and pay to get 30 days to access the recording.
After paying expenses any excess goes into the Symposium fund to bring a speaker over from Scotland in 2017 for a day or two of learning about Scottish genealogy.
The first person to email to < johndreid at gmail dot com > identifying all errors with the statement below will win free access to Saturday's or one of the other webinars scheduled - information at http://scottishsig.ogs.on.ca/webinars/
"The founders of The Scotsman newspaper in 1820 were lawyer Charles Ritchie and customs official William Maclaren."