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Saturday, April 15
Telling Your Ancestors' Stories: A Writing Workshop  (Workshops)
2:00 pm
33 Ochterloney Street, Suite 100, Dartmouth, NS
Do you have a story to tell about your ancestors, but not sure how to get started
writing it? This workshop will give you all the tips you need to write your genealogical
stories. We'll talk about finding your audience, the writing process, interviewing
techniques, editing, the importance of photography, and more. Feel free to bring
some details about a story you’d like to write. We’ll have time for questions too.

Saturday, April 22 through Sunday, April 23
Nova Scotia Genealogy Virtual Conference  (Conference)
9:30 am to 5:30 pm
Nova Scotia Genealogy Virtual Conference -
Registration Now Open

April 22 & 23, 2023
9:30AM-5:30PM AST (UTC-04:00)
$29 for GANS Members
$49 for non-members
(tip: join GANS for only $39 annually!)
Zoom Session Recordings Available for 60 Days!
Speakers & Topics:
Allister J. Barton - African Nova Scotian Genealogical Research
Ed Brumby - Tracing Men of 71st Highland Regiment: Scotland to NS
Peggy Homans Chapman - Nova Scotia Genealogy 101
Dr. Jonathan Fowler - Detecting and Mapping Unmarked Cemeteries
Tim Gay - On-going Projects, Genealogical Association of Nova Scotia
Paul Milner - Tracing Your Pre-WWI British Soldier: Lessons for NS
Joanne McCarthy O'Leary - Newspaper Obituaries in NS
Susan McClure - Genealogical Resources at Halifax Municipal Archives
Dr. Ken Paulsen - Inheritance Practices in 18th Century Lunenburg
Keenan Sutherland - Applying GIS to Genealogy
Nat Smith & Ginny Clark - Brick Wall Busters Session
Dr. Clint Bruce - The Founding Acadian Families of St. Mary's Bay
Presentations by local genealogical and historical societies

Saturday, April 29
2:00 pm
33 Ochterloney Street, Suite 100, Dartmouth, NS
The presentation will be a lively mixture of video narrative produced by Dale Stevens,
and anecdotes in which Merrill tells the story of the U.S. naval base and its research
work. Now 94 years of age, Merrill is a born story-teller, and will captivate you with
his tales of what happened there.