McCracken County Genealogical - Historical Society and McCracken County Public Library are hosting a seminar on Saturday, 16 August 2008 from 1 to 3 p.m. in the meeting room of the library at 555 Washington St., Paducah, KY. The speaker will be Kandie Adkinson, of the Kentucky Land Office in Frankfort, and her topic is "Kentucky Land Patent System." This is a free program and refreshments will be available.
The first half of Ms. Adkinson's program, Overview of the Kentucky Land Patent System, will focus on the history and development of the process in Kentucky, with special attention paid to Jackson Purchase patents. After a short break, the second session will give the tools you need to begin retracing history. Resources for Researching Kentucky Land Patents helps you navigate tax lists and the Secretary of State's Land Office website.
This is the perfect opportunity to learn from the authority on the land grant system of Kentucky.
For more information, call 270-442-2510 Extension 24.