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Subject: [TX-WOOD-CEM] TEXAS CONFERENCE DRAWS NEAR; still time to register!
Date: Mon, 29 Jun 2009 12:33:20 -0500
13th annual Angelina College Genealogy Conference in Lufkin, Texas.
July 16-17-18, 2009. *** CHANGE: http://www.angelina.edu/genealogy/genealogy.html
Especially for COUNTY HISTORICAL COMMISSIONS, your county or city leaders who are involved with cemeteries in your county, as well as individuals and groups working cemeteries in your county .........
Saturday CEMETERY program, * OR * you can count it as part of your mix & match at no extra cost but does require pre-registration..
This is for anyone doing any type of cemetery work. Individual or group - family, church, community - or lone gravesite. Presented by the Texas Historical Commission, restoration & preservation issues will be discussed and you will also learn how to apply for the official designation of Historic Texas Cemetery. NOTE: This is the only session that can be registered as Saturday only, with pre-registration. County historical commission members and city & county representatives who have cemeteries in their jurisdiction are urged to register.
There will be a short presentation on "cemeteries & genealogy," as well as a SPECIAL GUEST, Dr. Perkey Beisel, telling about the preservation and interpretative program for the cemeteries along the East Texas corridor of the El Camino Real, and discussing the "Preserve America" grant from the National Park Service.
In addition, those interested in genealogy, consider the regular Friday & Saturday "mix & match" opportunities, note the two all-day optional specials on Thursday:
"Writing Your Family History" and "Immigration and Naturalization." Dutch-treat dinner off campus for Thursday attendees and conference speakers.
Each day lunch is provided and a syllabus that will be a useful reference long after the conference is over.
Lodging: a complex of four hotels near the college; contact me for the list, or if you have questions.
13th annual Angelina College Genealogy Conference in Lufkin, Texas. July 16-17-18, 2009.
Trevia Wooster Beverly
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