2017 ROUTES FOR ROOTS WORKSHOP

 

22nd Annual Routes-For-Roots Workshop
March 18, 2017

Please select the available Registration Form for your convenience. Please mail this form to:
MCHGS
PO Box 808
Piqua, OH 45356-0808

If you have any questions, please email Wendy Watson ( gspbeagle@gmail.com ) or call 937-701-3047.

Presented by Miami County Historical & Genealogical Society (OGS Chapter) on Saturday, March 18, 2017. Please select the available Program Flyer for your copy of the program times and workshops.

The workshop is located at Fort Piqua Plaza Conference Center (4th Floor), Piqua, Ohio

Speakers, times, and lectures are subject to change without notice.

 

Please come out and enjoy the exciting Door Prizes, Vendors & Handouts.

8:15 a.m. - 8:45 a.m.
Registration & Vendors . . . . . (Grand Ballroom)

8:45 a.m. - 9:00 a.m.
Welcome: Piqua Public Library, James Oda, Director of the Piqua Public Library. . . . . . (Grand Ballroom)

9:00 a.m. - 9:15 a.m.
Announcements, Stephanie Winchester, President MCHGS . . . . . (Grand Ballroom)

9:15 a.m. - 10:15 a.m.
"Deed" You Hear About These Underutilized Records? Amie Tennant (Genealogist, Lecturer & Blogger) . . . . . (Grand Ballroom)

Will the Real John Johnston Please Stand Up: The Life & Times of an Often Overlooked Man Andy Hite - Site Manager of Johnston Farm & Indian Agency . . . . . (Garfield Room)

10:25 a.m. - 11:25 a.m.
The Importance of Tombstone Preservation Mark Davis - Stone Saver Cemetery Restoration . . . . . (Grand Ballroom)

Death Certificates: How the Cause of Death Can Enrich Your Family Histories & Bring Clues to Research Dilemas Dr. Stephen McDonald - MD Genealogist & Lecturer . . . . . (Garfield Room)

ROUTES FOR ROOTS


Workshops

There are several workshops

Programs

There are various interesting programs.

Registration

Be sure to register early and plan to stay all day.

AFTERNOON WORKSHOP

 

11:25 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
Lunch on your own A map of nearby restaurants will be provided. If you prefer to bring your lunch, you may eat on the first floor in the Louis Room (Piqua Public Library) of this building.


1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.
Rooting Out Your Native American Ancestry - Amie Tennant, Genealogist, Lecturer & Blogger . . . . . (Grand Ballroom)

John Johnston & the War of 1812 - Andy Hite - Site Manager of Johnston Farm & Indian Agency . . . . . (Garfield Room)

 

2:10 p.m. – 3:10 p.m.
DNA Fundamentals, Fallacies & Fun. I Had My DNA Tested - Now What Do I Do with It? Dr. Stephen McDonald . . . . . (Grand Ballroom)

Tombstone Symbols - What Do They Mean? Mark Davis - Stone Saver Cemetery Restoration . . . . . (Garfield Room)

 

DIRECTONS: I-75, Exit 82, west on US Rt. 36 (Ash Street) to Main Street, left (South) one block and Ft. Piqua Plaza is on right. Home of the Piqua Public Library but you must enter the Banquet Center entrance on East side (Main St.)

REGISTRATION

 

Advance Registration by March 7, 2017

Advance Registration - $20.00

Walk-ins - $25.00

Download and Complete the Registration Form, then mail to the following address.

MCH&GS
P.O. Box 808
Piqua, OH 45356-0808

Please make checks payable to MCH&GS.

VENDORS

 

Vendor Participation Required by February 27, 2017

Vendors, you are cordially invited to participate in our workshop and bring your history / genealogy books and related items for sale at this event.

Please select the available Vendor Participation Form to secure a coveted spot at our 2017 Routes for Roots Workshop. We request receipt of your participation no later than Monday, February 27th, 2017.

Download and complete the Vendor Participation Form, then mail to the following address.

MCH&GS
P.O. Box 808
Piqua, OH 45356-0808