Friday, April 2, 2010
Rediscovering America's First Frontier
Join genealogists and family historians as they gather for the 2010 Federation of Genealogical Societies Conference, co-sponsored with the East Tennessee Historical Society and the Kentucky Historical Society at the Knoxville Convention Center in Knoxville, Tennessee 18-21 August 2010.
This conference offers many lectures and events of special interest to Kentucky researchers. Among the list of lectures are the following: The Manuscript Collections at the Kentucky Historical Society, Overview of the Land Patenting Process in Kentucky by Kandie Adkinson of the Kentucky Land Office, Comings and Goings: Kentucky's Immigration and Emigration History, Union Draft Records from Kentucky and Tennessee and Trail of Tears: Cherokee Migrations from North Carolina, Tennessee and Georgia. There are sure to be a number of lectures and events to please everyone.
It is wise to make hotel reservations now. Conference hotels usually fill up quickly. For more information on the conference, check FGS