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Free genealogy program offered in Sullivan County

A free collaborative program, “Intro to Genealogy,” will be held virtually on Sunday, April 14 from 1 – 4 pm and in person at the Time and the Valleys Museum, 332 Main Street in Grahamsville (Sullivan County).

Five local organizations have joined together to open their archives to help people discover their roots. Attendees will learn about the materials available locally at these organizations and the many online resources at their fingertips. In-person attendees are encouraged to bring photos, documents, stories to share. Handouts of materials will be available to take home.

The speakers for this program include: Suzanne Cecil, President of the Sullivan County Historical Society; Ruth Huggler of the Sullivan County Democrat; Lynn Priebe, Trustee and Archivist of Time and the Valleys Museum; Russell Reeves, Sullivan County Clerk; and Nicole Richardson, Community Programs Associate of Daniel Pierce Library.

In person attendance is encouraged. In person attendees will also receive light refreshments, handouts from all organizations, admission to the Time and the Valleys Museum exhibitions, and time to speak to the presenters before and after the program.

To join the program virtually, register by email at  info@timeandthevalleysmuseum.org and put “Intro to Genealogy” in the subject line, or call (845) 985-7700. A link will be sent to you.

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