Friday, 5 February 2016

Ulster Historical Foundation's North America Tour 2016

The Ulster Historical Foundation's Fintan Mullen and Gillian Hunt will be making their annual lecture tour of North America in March, helping family historians get to grips with Irish resources and exploring historical context to provide depth to their research.

Lectures are suitable for beginners as well as for those who have already made some headway in tracing their Irish ancestors.

Here are the tour dates and venues:

Saturday 5 March: Toronto, ON
Venue: Memorial Hall, North York Civic Centre 5110 Yonge St, Toronto, ON M2N 5W4
Host: Toronto Branch, Ontario Genealogical Society and Canadian Dept, North York Central Library

Sunday 6 March: Boston, MA
Venue: Courtyard Marriott Hotel, 275 Tremont St., Boston, MA 02116
Host: New England Historic Genealogical Society

Tuesday 8 March: Philadelphia, PA
Venue: Moriarty's Pub and Restaurant, 1116 Walnut Street, Philadelphia, PA 19107
Host: The Genealogical Society of Pennsylvania (GSP)

Wednesday 9 March: Leesburg, VA
Venue: Thomas Balch Library, 208 W Market St, Leesburg, VA, 20176
Host: Thomas Balch Library

Thursday 10 March: Newberry, Chicago
Venue: The Newberry Library, 60 W Walton St, Chicago, IL 60610
Host: The Newberry Library
Tel: +1 312-943-9090 (ask for the Genealogy and Local History department)

Friday 11 March: Salt Lake City, UT
Venue: Salt Lake Plaza Hotel, 122 S Temple, Salt Lake City, UT 84101, United States
Host: Heritage Journeys

Saturday 12 March: Portland, OR
Venue: Milwaukie Center, 5440 SE Kellogg Creek Drive, Milwaukie, Oregon 97222
Host: Genealogical Forum of Oregon (pdf download)

Sunday 13 March: Portland, OR
Venue: Genealogical Forum of Oregon, 2505 SE 11th Ave., Suite B-18, Portland, Oregon 97202
Host: Genealogical Forum of Oregon (pdf download)

Monday 14 March: Chehalis, WA
Venue: Bethel Assembly of God Church, 132 Kirkland Road, Chehalis, WA 98532
Host: Lewis County Genealogical Society

Wednesday 16 March: Fountaindale, IL
Venue: Fountaindale Public Library, 300 West Briarcliff Road Bolingbrook, IL 60440
Host: The Plainfield Public Library and the Fountaindale Public Library

Thursday 17 March: Memphis, TN
Venue: Pickering Center, 7771 Poplar Pike, Germantown, TN
Host: Tennessee Genealogical Society

Saturday 19 March: Pittsburgh, PA
Venue: Heinz History Center, 1212 Smallman St. Pittsburgh, PA 15222
Host: Heinz History Center and the Westmoreland County Historical Society

Sunday 20 March: York County, PA
Venue: 250 East Market St, York, PA 17403
Host: South Central Pennsylvania Genealogical Society

Tuesday 22 March: Halifax (Debert), Nova Scotia
Venue: The Debert Hospitality Centre, 130 Ventura Dr, Debert, NS B0M 1G0, Canada
Host: Genealogical Association of Nova Scotia