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Black History Month Conference

Our WDCFHC African-American Special Interest Group has partnered with local AAHGS chapters to sponsor “Our Stories,” the Black History Month Virtual Genealogy Conference. Date: Saturday, February 12, 2022Time: 10:00 a.m. – 2:15 p.m.This event is free to attend, and will … Continue reading

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Goodbye, and Hello

Goodbye, and HelloWe say goodbye with heartfelt gratitude to Linda and Kurt Christensen, who are relocating to Colorado this month. We thank them for their dedication and tireless support of our FHC and its patrons. We will miss their cheerful … Continue reading

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WDCFHC to Reopen with Limited Hours; Reservations Required

We are pleased to announce that the Washington DC Family History Center will be reopening on Wednesday, September 8th.  Our weekly hours will be Wednesday & Saturday from 10 a.m. – 1 p.m.   Additional hours will be added depending on patron needs and … Continue reading

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Family History Activities and Resources Enhance your Family Time at Home!

Choose one activity a week – Choose one activity a day! Find a look-alike; facts about your birthday; try traditional recipes; questions for your story; Ancestor Challenge; Roots Tech Classes – https://www.familysearch.org/blog/en/family-activities/ In home activities; Who served in WW2? Women … Continue reading

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New Resources at WDCFHC for Colonial Maryland Researchers

The Washington DC Family History Center’s already strong collection of books on Colonial Maryland research has been augmented by over 100 books through a generous donation by staff member Vern Skinner. Books donated include Revolutionary Patriots (all 4 volumes), Quaker … Continue reading

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