Tag Archives: Berkshire Family History Association

Spring brings…new Genealogy classes!

The Local History & Genealogy Department is pleased to announce a new crop of Genealogy classes scheduled for March and April. Learn How to Use Familysearch.org for Ancestor Research is scheduled for  10 am – 12 noon on Tuesday, March 25, … Continue reading

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Genealogy Workshop with Alan Horbal offered in January

We are pleased to  welcome back genealogist Alan Horbal to offer  a 4 week genealogy workshop: Finding Your Ancestors: Using the 1900 through 1940 census, along with other helpful immigration websites.  These classes  are free of charge and open to … Continue reading

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A Black Friday shopping opportunity (continuing through the holiday season)

The Athenaeum Local History Department, in partnership with the Berkshire Family History Association, offers a Black Friday shopping opportunity: various Berkshire County historical books  have been reprinted for use by today’s students and researchers. Many of these volumes had been out … Continue reading

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Beginners Genealogy Workshop offered

A genealogy workshop is planned for those with little or no knowledge of genealogy who would like to begin doing their family history. No prerequisites. This two-part series is scheduled for Thursday, March 21, and Thursday, March 28, with two … Continue reading

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Genealogy Workshop: Thursday, July 12, 19, 26 and August 2

The Athenaeum’s Local History Department is pleased to announce that Alan Doyle Horbal, Genealogist, will be presenting a 4-week basic genealogy workshop on finding your ancestors using the 1900 through 1930 United States Census. Horbal will demonstrate using various websites … Continue reading

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A gift of History for the Holidays!

Once again this year, The Berkshire Athenaeum has displayed various Berkshire County historical books that have been reprinted for use by modern students and researchers.  Many of these volumes had been out of print for decades before being republished by … Continue reading

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Our Local History Department makes the News!

Wow, what a great story about our Local History Department in this morning’s Advocate:  http://tinyurl.com/y9trlcf  Since 1990 the work of the Berkshire Family History Association has been making possible publication of important historical titles. Many of these works, as well … Continue reading

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