Genealogy Workshop Series Continues In Schoharie

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Old Stone Fort Library genealogy collectionThe Genealogy Workshop Series at the Old Stone Fort Museum is set to continue on Thursday, April 19 at 7 pm with “Using Records and Directories to Build a Timeline,” led by retired attorney and long time family researcher Bonnie Dailey.

This workshop will be dedicated to providing participants with strategies for using federal, state and veteran’s census information to build timelines and fill gaps in family history research. The use of city directories and other official records will also be covered during the workshop.

Attendance at the previous workshop is not required for participation in this or any other session in the series. Future workshops will be held on April 19, May 24, June 14 and June 28 and will take a closer look at the resources, tools and strategies used in successful genealogical research.

The cost of the workshop is $5 per person and free for students and Schoharie County Historical Society members.

Pre-registration is encouraged and can be made by contacting Old Stone Fort Educational Outreach Director Melinda McTaggart at (518) 295-7192 or by email at

All workshops will take place at 7 pm in the Badgley Museum Annex at the Old Stone Fort Museum Complex located in the village of Schoharie at 145 Fort Road, off NY State Rt.30, 2.5 miles south of Interstate 88 Exit 23. For more information visit the museum website. p

Photo from Old Stone Fort Library Genealogy Collection.

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