First Genealogical Seminar Advertisement 1978
In 1978, QHGS presented its first all-day seminar. The Society wanted to educate members of the general public and inspire interest in genealogy by showing how research problems could be solved, step by step.
Today, we continue to educate people by offering lectures at our free meetings for anyone interested in the fascinating pursuit of family history; and our Beginners Class makes sure that “newbies” get the help and direction they need to achieve success climbing their family trees.
RESEARCH TIP: Many genealogical societies have annual seminars where one well-known speaker presents four lectures which discuss various aspects of a central theme. Some speakers focus on methodology; some cover information technology and teach seminar attendees how to use various websites devoted to genealogy; and some explore the newest tool we can employ in our hunt for ancestors: DNA. Sharpen your skills and meet other genealogists who share your passion for the past by attending one or two seminars every year.