Wake County Genealogical Society, North Carolina
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Sunday, March 12 through Friday, March 31
CHARLOTTE HAWKINS BROWN MUSEUM: Crossroads  (Wake and Neighboring Counties)
CHARLOTTE HAWKINS BROWN MUSEUM, Greensboro, NC
CHARLOTTE HAWKINS BROWN MUSEUM - “Crossroads” explores the life and legacy of Palmer Memorial Institute’s second president, Wilhelmina Marguerita Crosson. Ms. Crosson was a pioneer in the field of remedial reading and a life-long advocate for the inclusion of African American history and literature in the curriculum. The exhibit includes documents and images from our collection and a children’s area (“Ms. Crosson’s Bookshelf”) featuring hands-on activities and excerpts from Ms. Crosson’s favorite books. Exhibit open through March 31, 2017. Closed on state holidays. Free admission! 


Sunday, March 12 through Friday, March 31
The Civilian's War Lecture Series  (Outside NC)
1:00 pm to 2:00 pm
BENNETT PLACE STATE HISTORIC SITE
BENNETT PLACE STATE HISTORIC SITE - Month of March: "The Civilian's War" Lecture Series - Saturdays, 1 - 2 pm - March is women's history month and we will be highlighting the role women took both during and following the Civil War with an exciting line up of lectures each Saturday in March. Come and listen to these historians and authors as they showcase some of the exceptional women who lived, loved and struggled to survive during the tumultuous years of the American Civil War. The cost is $5 per lecture. March 4 - Angela Marritt: Women Working During Reconstruction; March 11 - Michele Lanier: African American Women During the Civil War; March 18 - Linda Humphries: Mourning Etiquette & Rituals During the Civil War; March 25 - Brenda McKean: Shortages on the Home Front During the Civil War



Saturday, May 20 through Saturday, May 20
Observations on the North Carolina Militia and its impact on citizens from 1590-1870  (Wake and Neighboring Counties)
10:00 am to 12:00 pm
Greensboro Central Library, 219 N Church St., Greensboro, NC
Guilford County Genealogical Society: Jimmy Campbell, will speak about “Observations on the North Carolina Militia and its impact on citizens from 1590-1870”.  He has been involved with the Revolutionary War Living History community since 1981 and is the past commander of The Guilford Miltia. Now he is the NC Militia regimental blacksmith.  He also is a blacksmith  interpreter at the High Point Museum.  He’s married with four grown children, fifteen grandchildren and a bus load of great grands.  Retired from the machining industry, he is a Baptist minister and foundations teacher at a local Baptist church.



Saturday, September 16 through Saturday, September 16
Michele Doyle What’s New in Family Search   (Wake and Neighboring Counties)
10:00 am to 12:00 pm
Greensboro Central Library, 219 N Church St., Greensboro, NC
Michele Doyle  What’s New in Family Search 
 
Guilford County Genealogical Society 



Saturday, October 21 through Saturday, October 21
Photo Organizing Workshop  (Wake and Neighboring Counties)
10:00 am to 12:00 pm
Greensboro Central Library, 219 N Church St., Greensboro, NC
Guilford County Genealogical Society: Michele Doyle & Dorothy Tucker Photo Organizing Workshop: Sorting, organizing, and displaying print and digital photos. They will walk you through steps necessary to sort and organize your photos at home and gives tips and tools for using your photos to tell your family stories.