Thursday, 24 January 2019

OGS Ottawa Branch January Meeting

Here is the schedule for Saturday 26 January at the City of Ottawa Archives, 100 Tallwood Drive (Room 115)

10:30 – 12:00: Genealogy: Back to Basics - Genealogy Drop-In
All Welcome; Come join us! Drop in to get some help on your family tree, share research strategies, & discover what resources are available for your research.  Experienced researchers from Ottawa Branch will be here to answer questions & help you get the most from library resources.  Bring your laptop, or tablet too! If you are new to family history research or need a refresher, come out and join us! Sessions are free and open to all.

13:00: Ottawa Branch Presentation: Cemetery and Monument Conservation
Networking and refreshments followed at 13:30 by announcements and presentation Cemetery and Monument Conservation (rescheduled from September)
Speaker: Catherine Paterson, PhD
This presentation will focus on the principles and practices of monument conservation in Ontario cemeteries. Using examples from several recent projects, this talk will highlight how caring for cemeteries can draw from their significance to past and present communities.

15:00: Computer Special Interest Group

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