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Title
Heritage Day: Women in Our Heritage
Description
Tap into your family history at this FREE event! Presented with the Shenandoah Valley Genealogical Society, Heritage Day will include presentations from research experts and information tables hosted by genealogical and historical societies and research organizations. At 10:45 a.m. Constance Potter, archivist from the National Archives in Washington, DC, will present “Gold Star Mothers.” At 1:45 p.m. Charles Mason, a certified genealogist, will explain how to research female ancestors, and at 3:30 p.m. a panel discussion will focus on women’s traditions and culture. Panelists include quilt expert Pamela Pampe, hair-jewelry collector Kay Cogswell, and Depression-era historian Nancy Thompson. Lecture seating is first-come, first-served; tickets will be available beginning at 10 a.m. Heritage Day activities are free. Regular admission rates apply for gallery tours. Snow date: Saturday, January 26, 2013.
Time
10 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Date
Saturday, January 19th 2013
Category
General
Venue
The Museum of the Shanandoah Valley
Location
901 Amherst Street
Winchester, VA 22601
Is this a free event?
Yes
Is this event family friendly?
Yes
Contact Information
Name: Deborah Hilty
Email: dhilty@ShenandoahMuseum.org
Phone: 540-662-1473
Website
http://www.ShenandoahMuseum.org