Second Saturday Family History Workshop: Tackling Your Brick Walls - Panel Discussion

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The Kentucky Genealogical Society joins the Kentucky Historical Society with a series of free family history workshops each month at the Thomas D. Clark Center for Kentucky History. Topics range from how to begin documenting your ancestry to specialized resources for experienced genealogists. (See bottom or side menu for registration information)

This December, Join us for a special Brick Wall Panel! Our panel will consist of several local/national genealogy experts as they address common problems as well as real-life brick walls submitted by our audience! 

Session 1: Tackling Common Brick Walls
During this session, our panel will discuss common brick walls encountered by most researchers - as well as various methods for breaking through these common challenges. 

Session 2: Brick Wall Cases and Discussion               

During the afternoon session, our panel will be presented with real brick wall problems as submitted by the audience. Brick wall challenges were collected from our regular 2nd Saturday attendees over the summer and fall to be submitted to our panel prior to the event. The panel will have had approximately two months to look over the challenges for a possible solution. 

Morning session runs from 10:30-11:30 a.m., followed by an hour break for lunch. Second session runs from 12:30-1:30 p.m. A light box lunch is available at a cost of $7 payable at the door when requested in advance. Registration for these free workshops is strongly encouraged. However, walk-ins are welcome. ***LUNCH RESERVATIONS MUST BE MADE BY NOON OF THE PREVIOUS FRIDAY.***

For more information or to register, contact:

Martin F. Schmidt Research Library Reference Desk

(502) 564-1792, ext. 4460