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Delmarva Genealogy & Heritage Conference

Saturday, Oct. 19 & Sunday, Oct. 20, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Daily

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The inaugural Delmarva Genealogy & Heritage Conference will be held at the Wicomico Youth & Civic Center on Oct. 19-20 from 9 a.m.-5 p.m. each day. Single day passes are $30 and two-day passes are $50. 

Featured Speakers:

  • Keynote: Joe Hardesty, Sons of the American Revolution
  • Terri Stern & Andy Hochreiter, Association of Professional Genealogists
  • Kellee Green Blake, National Archives
  • Shelli Nye, FamilySearch

Local Featured Lecturers:

  • Sylvia Bradley - Westside Historical Society
  • Dr. Ray Thompson - Former professor, author and expert on historic preservation
  • Dr. Clara L. Small - Emerita Professor of History, Salisbury University
  • Dawn Manyfeathers - Native American Storyteller
  • Jefferson Moak - Genealogy Archivist

Variety of Sessions: 

  • Genealogy
  • Ancestry
  • Research
  • DNA Mapping
  • Native American History
  • African American Heritage
  • Irish American Ancestry
  • Sons of the American Revolution
  • Daughters of the American Revolution

Download the conference schedule.

Vendors:

  • Museums
  • Historical Societies
  • Family Tree Companies
  • Ethnic / Cultural Artisans
  • Travel Agents

Download the conference flyer.

Sponsors:


Interested in becoming a vendor? Contact Stephanie Mervine at smervine@wicomicocounty.org

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