Thursday, 21 March 2019

Ottawa Branch March Meeting

Here is the schedule for Saturday 23 March at the City of Ottawa Archives, 100 Tallwood Drive (Room 115)

10:30 – 12:00: Back to Basics - Ottawa Public Library Resources for Genealogy

Romaine Honey, OPL senior genealogist-librarian will introduce us to the genealogical resources at the Ottawa Public Library

13:00 – 15:00: The Trials and Triumphs of a Local Historical Society

The North Grenville Historical Society is a group of dedicated volunteers whose first objective is to arouse and stimulate public interest in the heritage and history of the people and places of the North Grenville area; including the historical townships of Oxford-on-Rideau and South Gower, the historical town of Kemptville; and the hamlets of Pelton’s Corners, Heckston, Oxford Mills, Burritt’s Rapids, Oxford Station and Bishop’s Mills. North Grenville is the township directly south of the City of Ottawa.

The Society also advances education by improving the public’s understanding and awareness of the history of North Grenville by hosting events, supporting programs, producing educational materials and scholarly articles and operating the North Grenville Archives, which is owned by the Society. 

Presented by Dr. David Shanahan, Irishman, Editor of the North Grenville Times, historian and past president of the North Grenville Historical Society. He has a lengthy career involving land claims research and related issues on behalf of First Nations, the Government of Canada and other organizations.

Preceded by networking and refreshments

15:00: Computer Special Interest Group

http://ogsottawa.on.ca/

Don't forget Gene-O-Rama, 5-6 April 

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