NYG&B Week: Don’t Miss Out!

This week is NYG&B Week – featuring some can’t-miss genealogy events, including the kickoff of our indexing and digitization project on Friday and Saturday.

Read on to ensure you don’t miss out on some great events.

Chat Live with NYG&B President Josh Taylor

Tuesday January 10, 4:00 pm ET

NYG&B President D. Joshua Taylor will be live today on Google Hangouts, answering questions and talking family history.

Join us for some great discussion, and if you have any genealogy questions you’d like an expert answer on, have them ready for the chat window during the live Q&A!

Click here to sign-up

northwestern_photocredit-chittenangolandingcanalboatmuseumarchivesWebinar: Navigating Records of the NY State Canal System

Thursday January 12, 7:00 pm ET

This webinar will give a short background on the New York canal system and discussion of the different occupations that our ancestors might have had.

It will also cover Canal Town folks’ associations, where the repositories are located, and where some names are in online sources.

Click here to register

Indexing and Digitization Weekend

Friday January 13 and Saturday January 14

We’re kicking off a new digitization and indexing project this week, and we need your help!

We’re indexing and digitizing important NYG&B collections to make them more accessible to our members.

Participate from the comfort of your home – we are in need of volunteers to index or help prepare files remotely.

Click here for more info or to sign-up


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