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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. 

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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
  • Terry Phillips-Seitz - Genealogist
  • Mike Hitch - Genealogist and Author
  • 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


  • AAA Alliance
  • African American Heritage Legacy of Slavery
  • Association of Professional Genealogists
  • Daughters of the American Revolution Samuel Chase Chapter
  • DiCarlo Digital Copy Center
  • Eastern Shore Public Libraries
  • Family Chart Masters
  • Family Search
  • Jimaworks
  • Kenny Tours / Shamrock Express
  • Lifetime Graphics
  • Lower Delmarva Genealogical Society
  • Nabb Research Center
  • Native American Storyteller
  • Parsons Cemetery
  • Pocahontas Descendants Initiative
  • Poplar Hill Mansion
  • Somerset County Tourism
  • Sons of the American Revolution John Smoot Chapter
  • Westside Historical Society

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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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Friday, Oct. 25, from 4-8 p.m.; Saturday, Oct. 26, from 10 a.m.-5 p.m.; Sunday, Oct. 27, from 10 a.m.-3 p.m.

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