Finding Your Loved Ones – Beyond Ancestry.com Workshop @ City of Fairfax Regional Library
Apr 21 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm

Registration is Required

Morning presentations include:
National Archives Genealogical Resources
Virginia Room Genealogical Resources
How to find a “Lost” Cemetery
What to do and look for when visiting a cemetery

Afternoon opportunities:
Guided tours of the Virginia Room and Rare Book Room
Receiving assistance with family research
Independent research time

Please note:
Beginning at 8:30 AM, before the library opens to the public at 10:00 AM, attendees may enter the library at the G2 parking garage level. Coffee will be provided. The workshop begins at 9:00 AM. Lunch will be on your own. There are several nearby eateries.

Registration is required. It opens on March 24. Register through Library Events at Fairfax County Public Libraries. www.fairfaxcounty.gov/library Need assistance? Call 703-293-6227 x6. Questions?? Contact Laura Wickstead. Laura.wickstead@fairfaxcounty.gov

Presented by the Fairfax County Cemetery Preservation Association and the Virginia Room of the Fairfax County Public Library.

Cemetery Cleanup @ Willcoxon Cemetery at Historic Blenheim
Oct 18 @ 10:00 am – 1:00 pm

Please bring distilled water, rakes and rubber gloves and RSVP.

Cemetery Cleanup @ Sons and Daughters of Liberty Cemetery
Dec 17 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

Please RSVP to christopherlipsey@verizon.net. This is important in case we need to contact you if we postpone.

The cemetery is located at the very rear of the parking lot – look for the trail sign – Liberty Cemetery.

Please bring rakes, hand trimmers, non-electric  leaf blowers.  Dress warmly.
Wear sturdy shoes because the terrain is uneven and gloves to ward off those sticky bushes.

Mary will bring a tarp, garbage bags and a first aid kit.