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Researching House History
Date: Saturday, November 21, 2015
Location: The Buffalo History Museum, 1 Museum Court, Buffalo, NY 14216
10:00 – 10:20 a.m. – Welcome and Society Business/Annual Society Elections
10:20 – 12:00 p.m. – Presentations
12:00 – 1:00 p.m. – Bonus Docent-Led Museum Tours
Free for both WNYGS and Buffalo History Museum members.
Public welcome. Guests - $10 per person.
Genealogy is the story of people and locations. As we explore the lives of
our ancestors, we reveal the story of place and, more specifically, the
buildings they called home.
Join the Western New York Genealogical Society as librarians Rhonda Konig
of the BECPL Grosvenor Room and Cynthia Van Ness of The Buffalo History
Museum as they explain methods for piecing together a house’s history. They
will discuss useful resources both online and offline.
During the second half of the presentation, Ms. Konig and Ms. Van Ness will
highlight genealogical resources available to researchers at both
As a special bonus for attendees, The Buffalo History Museum will be
offering optional docent-led tours of the museum immediately following the
A copy of the meeting flyer is available on the Society's website at:
Seating for this special event is limited, and advanced registration is
required. To RSVP, contact Megan MacNeill, TBHM Program & Engagement
Coordinator, at mmacneill(a)buffalohistory.org or 716-873-9644 ext. 320. All
registrations must be received by November 11th.
Jennifer Liber Raines
Chair of Programming and Community Outreach
Western New York Genealogical Society, Inc.
WNYGS is a 501(c)3 Not for Profit Corporation that was established in 1974
to help preserve and encourage interest in the area's rich genealogical
heritage. The organization’s focus is the eight Western New York counties -
Erie, Niagara, Genesee, Wyoming, Orleans, Chautauqua, Cattaraugus and
Allegany - which comprised the area of the original Holland Land Company
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