Alas! Family History Month 2017 is almost history! But there’s still a few good opportunities for fun and learning:

Saturday, October 28, 2017 – 10:00 AM – Discovery Center
Why Should I Look at Revolutionary War Pension Records? – Melissa Tennant
Pension records are a valuable source for learning more about your Revolutionary War ancestor. Understand Revolutionary War pension records better by discovering how to access these files and what information is available in the documents.

Sunday, October 29, 2017 – 1:00 PM – Discovery Center
DNA Results: What Does Your Ethnic Pie Chart Mean? – Sara Allen
Television commercials advertise that a DNA test can help determine your ethnicity, but what does your ethnic pie chart result really tell you? This session will explain how each of the major DNA testing companies calculates your ethnic estimate and how to interpret the results.
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Monday, October 30, 2017 – 6:30 PM – Discovery Center
Who, What, Where? How to Look at, Analyze & Organize Your Photographs – Kay Spears
Discover how to examine photographs with an eye to identifying time period and location; annotate images with family stories and facts; and organize your digital treasures.

Tuesday, October 31, 2017 – 2:30 PM– Discovery Center
Death Business: Searching Funeral Home Collections – Melissa Tennant
Utilizing the funeral home collections available at The Genealogy Center, this session will explore funeral home records as genealogical sources for discovering ancestors