Sunday, 21 April 2019

Discover Your Roots: Genealogy and Local History Fair

25 Years of Anglo-Celtic Roots
The Ottawa Public Library’s second annual Discover Your Roots: Genealogy and Local History Fair, presented in partnership with the British Isles Family History Society of Greater Ottawa (BIFHSGO) is taking place Saturday, 27 April, 10 am to 3 pm, at Ben Franklin Place, 101 Centerpointe Drive. 

Here's the schedule.

Resources for Genealogy Research – 10 to 11 am
Library and Archives Canada, BIFHSGO, and OPL

DNA: What do the matches mean? – 11 am to 12 noon
Leanne Cooper shows you how to manage the results of your DNA test.


Free Online Resources for the Frugal Genealogist – 1 to 2 pm
Gail Dever, author of the popular blog Genealogy à la carte

House History: Researching Your Building or Property – 2 to 3 pm
Stuart Clarkson, Archivist, City of Ottawa Archives.

Throughout the day, you can visit displays from local museums, historical, and genealogy societies; or bring your questions to the genealogy specialists from OPL and BIFHSGO in the Resource Rooms.

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