Friday, February 23, 2007

NGS PRESS RELEASE: Family History Fair 16-19 May 2007

NOTE: This was just released by the NGS. All inquiries should be addressed to Jeanne Lund, as listed below.

Arlington, VA. 23 February 2007

Family History Fair at the National Genealogical Society Conference in the States – Richmond, VA

The National Genealogical Society will be holding its annual Conference in the States from 16-19 May 2007. Part of the conference will be a Family History Fair, which will be held at the Greater Richmond Convention Center (403 North 3rd Street), from Wednesday, 16th May, through to Saturday, 19th May.

The Family History Fair will be open on Wednesday 16th May from 9:30am to 5:30pm, Thursday 17th May from 9am to 7pm, Friday 18th May from 9am to 5:30pm, and Saturday 19th May from 9am to 4:30pm.

Admittance to the Family History Fair is free to all. Anybody from the complete beginner to the most experienced genealogist will find something here to help and assist them to research their family history. Vendors will range from genealogical software, booksellers, genealogical and historical societies, professional genealogical organizations, gift sellers, CDs, DNA testing companies, genealogical magazines, map sellers and many many more. The exhibitors will have research materials for most states, with an emphasis on Virginia and the Mid-Atlantic region.

For a full list of confirmed exhibitors go to:

If you are interested in learning more about your family history, consider signing up for the NGS Conference – which will commence on Wednesday 16th May and conclude on Saturday 19th May. There will be more than 100 sessions on the program, and over 8 tracks per day. You may register for the entire conference or daily programs.

For full conference information, including conference fees information, go to:

Contact Jeanne Lund
National Genealogical Society – (703) 525-0050, ext. 112. (703) 525-0052 (Fax).

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