Texas State Genealogical Society – Annual 2010 Meeting

April 14, 2010 by  

The Lufkin Daily News has a reminder out that the Texas State Genealogical Society will be holding its annual meeting in Waco, from November 4 through November 6. That’s Thursday, Friday, and Saturday.

It’s being called “Bridging Generations” and it will also mark the 50th Anniversary of the Texas State Genealogical Society. It’s being hosted by the Central Texas Genealogical Society and in addition to celebrating the 50th Anniversary of the TSGS, it’s kind of a celebration of the new West Waco Library and Genealogy Center. The genealogy collection will have twice as much space as it currently has in the main library, among other resources.

The article mentions it as an opportunity for genealogists from outside of Waco to visit the new (and hopefully open) West Waco Library and Genealogy Center, the Texas Ranger Hall of Fame, and the Texas Collection at Baylor University, along with other area attractions. The Texas Collection at Baylor University features quite a few things of interest to genealogists in the state, including collections involving Central Texas history, African American and Hispanic history and culture in Texas, and Texans in the military.

Details:
November 4-6, 2010
Waco Hilton (website)
113 South University Parks Drive
Waco, Texas, 76701

Feature Speakers and Topics:
– Teri Flack of Austin – “Finding Your Ancestors in the Republic of Texas” and “Keeping the Homes Fires Burning: The Texas Homefront During the Civil War”
– (Nov 6) Barbara Vines Little of Orange, Virginia
– Various round tables, sessions, vendors, and door prizes

Follow up:
Central Texas Genealogy Society
Texas State Genealogical Society Website

Source: Lufkin Daily News

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