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Tuesday, October 15
Walkersville Historical Society Presents: How the Railroad Influenced Our Town  (FCPL Event)
11:30 am to 12:30 pm
Walkersville Library, 2 South Glade Road, Walkersville, MD 21793
Walkersville Historical Society will share how the railroad influenced population growth and economic development in Walkersville from 1872-1924.
Presenter: Bonnie Liens Walkersville Historical Society


Wednesday, October 16
Growing Up In Middletown  (Other Societies Meetings)
7:00 pm to 8:00 pm
Christ Reformed Church, 12 South Church Street, Middletown, MD 21769
Presented by the Middletown Valley Historical Society:
 
Wednesday, October 16, 2019:
Growing up in Middletown, presented by John Gladhill
     Location: Christ Reformed Church, 12 Church Street, Middletown, MD
     Cost: Free
     Time: 7 pm


Saturday, October 19 through Sunday, October 20
1st Delmarva Genealogy & Heritage Conference  (Event)
9:00 am to 5:00 pm
Wicomico Civic Center, 500 Glen Avenue, Salisbury, MD 21804
The inaugural Delmarva Genealogy & Heritage Conference will be held at the Wicomico Youth & Civic Center on Oct. 19-20 from 9 a.m.-5 p.m. each day. Tickets will go on sale at the end of May.
 


Saturday, October 19
DAR Workshop  (FCPL Event)
10:00 am to 2:00 pm
C. Burr Artz Library, 110 East Patrick Street, Frederick, MD 21701
Members of the Frederick Chapter of the National Society Daughters of the American Revolution will be available to assist people with their lineage research, especially those interested in joining the DAR or SAR.
Presenter: Frederick Chapter, DAR


Saturday, October 19
Myersville Harvest Festival: Trolley Talks  (FCPL Event)
11:00 am to 3:00 pm
Myersville Library, 8 Harp Place, Myersville, MD 21773
Members of the Hagerstown and Frederick Railway Historical Society will share the history of Myersville's historic Trolley Car 150.
 


Tuesday, October 22
Hello Holidays: The Snallygaster and Other Spooky Legends of Middletown Valley  (FCPL Event)
6:00 pm to 7:00 pm
Myersville Library, 8 Harp Place, Myersville, MD 21773
Fun and informative presentation led by local author and Wolfsville resident, Patrick Boyton.


Tuesday, October 22
On-site at the Visitor Center: Frederick At Home During the Cold War  (FCPL Event)
6:00 pm to 7:00 pm
Visitor Center, 151 S East Street, Frederick, MD 21701
Historian Jake Wynn discusses life at home in Frederick County during the Cold War. Presented in partnership with Frederick County Tourism at the Visitor Center, 151 S East St., Frederick.


Wednesday, October 23
National Archives Virtual Genealogy Fair  (Online Event)
10:00 am to 4:00 pm
Online
From NARA:
 The National Archives will host our seventh annual live, virtual Genealogy Fair via webcast on our YouTube channel.  Participate in our biggest genealogy event of the year, with “how-to” family research guidance for all skill levels!  Sessions will offer guidance on: the National Archives’ History Hub; preserving personal collections; and using records relating to immigration; World War I soldiers and marines; Bureau of Indian Affairs schools; and the Homestead Act.  For the full schedule, videos, handouts, and participation instructions, visit the Virtual Genealogy Fair online.  
 


Fold3 Treasures: Military and Non-Military Records
Thursday, October 24
Fold3 Treasures: Military and Non-Military Records  (Event)
7:00 pm to 8:00 pm
Mt Airy LDS Church, 7255 Ridge Road, Mt Airy, MD 21771
Presenter: Rebecca Koford, CG, CGL


Saturday, October 26
Unique News Stories by John McLuckie  (Event)
9:30 am to 10:30 am
Washingtgon DC Family History Center, 10000 Stoneybrook Dr, Kensington, MD 20895
Genealogists know to search newspaper obituaries and society pages to look for ancestral names. But there are other columns and articles which can yield important news about your people, and which are generally unknown to even seasoned researchers. This class will focus on such hidden gems, as "Harbor News." In addition, we will review the free newspaper resources available at the Washington DC Family History Center.


Saturday, October 26
Author Event: "Ribbon of Scarlet: A Novel of the French Revolution's Women"  (FCPL Event)
2:00 pm to 3:00 pm
C. Burr Artz Library, 110 East Patrick Street, Frederick, MD 21701
Join Maryland author Eliza Knight as she talks about her work in a new historical fiction novel based on the lives of six real-life women who started and fought in the French Revolution - and helped to change the world. Books will be available for purchase and signing. Presented in partnership with Curious Iguana.


Wednesday, October 30
The Georgetown Memory Project: The Genealogical Pursuit of Truth, Reconciliation & Reunion  (FCPL Event)
7:00 pm to 8:00 pm
C. Burr Artz Library, 110 East Patrick Street, Frederick, MD 21701
The GMP has identified over 7,000 direct descendants of the 272 African Americans sold by Maryland Jesuits in 1838. Professional genealogist Malissa Ruffner will introduce the project, sources, methodology, and challenges. Co-sponsored by AARCH.



Saturday, November 2
DAR Workshop  (FCPL Event)
12:00 pm to 2:00 pm
C. Burr Artz Library, 110 East Patrick Street, Frederick, MD 21701
Members of the Frederick Chapter of the National Society Daughters of the American Revolution will be available to assist people with their lineage research, especially those interested in joining the DAR or SAR


Saturday, November 2
Emancipation Day Commemoration: At Best Farm - Words of Freedom  (FCPL Event)
1:00 pm to 2:00 pm
Best Farm, 5106 Urbana Pike, Stop #1, Frederick, MD
On November 1, 1864, Maryland became the first and only border state to abolish slavery. To commemorate this important date, join Monocacy National Battlefield and AARCH at the site of the former enslaved village at L'Hermitage. We will read the powerful words of those who were emancipated in a place where many had been enslaved. Best Farm, 5106 Urbana Pike, Stop #1 on the Monocacy National Battlefield Auto Tour.


Saturday, November 2
Emancipation Day Commemoration: The Family History of Alice Frazier Bouldin in Frederick from Slaver  (FCPL Event)
3:00 pm to 4:00 pm
C. Burr Artz Library, 110 East Patrick Street, Frederick, MD 21701
To honor the 155th anniversary of emancipation in Maryland, Patricia Washington-Geddes discusses her journey to discover stories of enslavement and freedom in her family history. Co-sponsored by AARCH and Monocacy National Battlefield.


Monday, November 4
Choose Civility: ‚ÄúCivility: What Would George Washington Say? 110 Rules of Civility for Today" by St  (FCPL Event)
7:00 pm to 8:00 pm
C. Burr Artz Library, 110 East Patrick Street, Frederick, MD 21701
As a young man Washington copied 110 Rules of Civility and Decent Behavior in Company and Conversation from a 1595 Jesuit work. Selzer examines and expands on Washington’s rules, proving they’re just as necessary today.


Tuesday, November 5
Tracing the Hagerstown & Frederick Railway  (FCPL Event)
7:00 pm to 8:00 pm
Thurmont Regional Library, 76 East Moser Road, Thurmont, MD 21788
A trip along the entire Hagerstown & Frederick Railway system following Google Maps accompanied with footage and photos of locations along the line. Presented by Reuben Moss, Vice President and Curator of the Hagerstown & Frederick Railway Historical Society.


Saturday, November 9
FRECOGS - November Meeting  (Membership Meeting)
1:00 pm to 2:30 pm
Homewood/Lodge, 500 Pearson Circle, Frederick, MD 21702


Sunday, November 10
The Vietnam Experience in Photographs  (FCPL Event)
1:00 pm to 2:00 pm
Urbana Library, 9020 Amelung St, Frederick, MD 21704
Experience the Vietnam War through the lens of Frederick County native, infantryman Tom Nikirk who will present a selection of 35 mm slides documenting his experiences in Vietnam.


Wednesday, November 13
How to Get a Good Digital Photo from Old Photos, Computer Screen and More  (Other Societies Meetings)
7:00 pm to 9:00 pm
Miller Branch Library, 9421 Frederick Rd, Ellicott City, MD 21042
Howard County Genealogical Society
 
Presenter: Gary Petranek
Discussion:  This presentation will cover such topics as understanding DPI and Resolution; where can you get photos of relatives from the past?  scanning and printing photos; how to get good images from a computer screen;  how to get good pictures using a cell phone from a photo in a picture frame; copying documents using your cell phone; how to scan large documents and photos;  and how to get good tombstone pictures.
 


Eastern Europe by Elaine Harvey
Thursday, November 14
Eastern Europe by Elaine Harvey  (Event)
7:00 pm to 8:00 pm
Frederick Family History Center, 199 North Place, Frederick, MD 21701
2019 Family History Classes
 
November - Eastern Europe by Elaine Harvey


Thursday, November 14
Author Event: The War for the Common Soldier by Peter S. Carmichael  (FCPL Event)
7:00 pm to 8:00 pm
C. Burr Artz Library, 110 East Patrick Street, Frederick, MD 21701
The War for the Common Soldier: How Men Thought, Fought, and Survived in Civil War Armies by Peter S. Carmichael. In partnership with the Frederick County Civil War Roundtable. 


Saturday, November 16
What To Do With Your Stuff - Mary Mannix  (Event)
9:30 am to 10:30 am
Washingtgon DC Family History Center, 10000 Stoneybrook Dr, Kensington, MD 20895
A discussion on what to do with your genealogy "stuff"


Sunday, November 17
Author Event: "Stolen: Five Free Boys Kidnapped into Slavery and their Astonishing Odyssey Home" by  (FCPL Event)
2:00 pm to 3:00 pm
C. Burr Artz Library, 110 East Patrick Street, Frederick, MD 21701
This work shines a spotlight on the Reverse Underground Railroad, a black market network of slave traders who stole away thousands of legally free African Americans to fuel slavery’s rapid expansion before the Civil War. Books will be available for purchase and signing. Presented in partnership with Curious Iguana.


Wednesday, November 20
The Hagerstown & Frederick Trolley  (Other Societies Meetings)
7:00 pm to 8:00 pm
Christ Reformed Church, 12 South Church Street, Middletown, MD 21769
Presented by the Middletown Valley Historical Society:
 
Wednesday, November 20, 2019:
The Hagerstown & Frederick Trolley, Unique video of its path, presented by Reuben Moss
     Location: Christ Reformed Church, 12 Church Street, Middletown, MD
     Cost: Free
     Time: 7 pm


Saturday, November 23
My Journey Back to the Motherland - Bernice Bennett  (Event)
2:00 pm to 3:00 pm
Columbia Family History Center, 4100 St Johns Ln, Ellicott City, MD 21042
Bernice Bennett will be sharing her journey researching her family and using DNA to bring her back to Africa. Bernice Alexander Bennett is an author, genealogist, nationally recognized speaker, storyteller, and producer-host of the popular Research at the National Archivesand Beyond Blogtalkradio program. She is the first
recipient of the Ida B. Wells Service Award given by the Sons and Daughters of the United States Middle
Passages for her dedication to broadcast stories about enslaved and indentured ancestors of African descent.
Bennett is a member of the Board of Directors for the National Genealogical Society and also a founding
Coordinator and faculty member of the Midwest African American Genealogy Institute. In addition, she is a
Citizen’s Archivist with the National Archives in Washington, DC. Her genealogical research centers on Southeast
Louisiana, and Edgefield and Greenwood Counties, South Carolina. Her South Carolina journey is
chronicled in collaborative book - Our Ancestors, Our Stories, which won the 2018 International Afro
American Historical and Genealogical Society award for Non-Fiction Short Stories. Her new book - Tracing
Their Steps: A Memoir is about The Journey to Find Granddaddy’s Land in Livingston Parish, Louisiana.