Ancestor Fair – 2009

20th North Arkansas Ancestor Fair

Marshall, Arkansas – June 5-6, 2009

 

SIDE SHOWS

Friday, June 5, 2009

SESSION I: EH Building, Searcy County Fairground, Fair & Armory Streets, Marshall – $5

9:30 a.m. – 10:30 a. m.: Baptist Records
Dr. Wendy Richter, State Historian & Director, Arkansas History Commission

11:00 a.m – 12:00 noon: Land platting and using legal descriptions to locate ancestors on the ground
Peggy Lloyd, Archival Manager, SARA, Arkansas History Commission

12:00 noon – 12:45 p.m.: Lunch break

SESSION II: EH Building, Searcy County Fairground, Fair & Armory Streets, Marshall – $5

12:45 – 1:45 p. m.: How to use newspapers in genealogical research
Linda McDowell, African-American History Coordinator, Arkansas History Commission

2:00 – 3:00 p.m.: One picture is worth a thousand words: Gleaning information from Arkansas photographs
Lynn Ewbank, Archivist, Arkansas History Commission

3:15 – 4:15 p.m.: Arkansas cemetery law: protecting & access
George Butler, Washington County Attorney, Fayetteville, Arkansas

MIXER DINNER: Sunset Restaurant, Marshall
6:30 p.m. – ?: $10

Saturday, June 6, 2009

ANCESTOR FAIR: EH Building, Marshall

7:30 – 9:00 a.m.: Providers set up
9:00 a. m. – 3:00 p.m.: ANCESTOR FAIR (Free)
Genealogy Swap Meet
Bragging on Your Ancestors and Kin

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