‘History, Records and Migrations’ is the theme of the Fall Conference taking place on October 17 and 18 in Waynesboro, VA (Friday) and Staunton, VA (Saturday).
On Friday from 9 am to 2 pm, staff at the Waynesboro Public Library will be on hand to offer ‘Guided Research’. From 2 pm to 3 pm, Dorothy A. Boyd-Bragg, Ph.D. will present “In the Beginning, Augusta County, Virginia, was [Almost] Everything”.
On Saturday the conference moves to the Holiday Inn Staunton Conference Center. Saturday’s events run from 9 am to 4:30 pm with registration beginning at 8:30 am.
Barbara Vines Little, CG, FNGS, FVGS will present four sessions: “Before It Was Augusta”, “West of the Blue Ridge: Augusta’s Chancery Court Records”, “Frontier Settlement: The Virginia Land Office and Its Records”, and “Migration Trails and Settlement Clusters”.
Nancy Sorrells will speak about “Weaving the Fabric of a New Nation”.
For more information, visit the Virginia Genealogical Society website at vgs.org.