10/23/2015 - Family History Month
 
ARCHIVES AFTER DARK
 
Friday, October 23         7:00 p.m.- Midnight       
Danbury Museum - 43 Main Street, Danbury
 
Join Executive Director and City Historian Brigid Guertin, Research Specialist Diane Hassan and Collections Manager Michele Amundsen to explore the archives of The Danbury Museum & Historical Society. Browse newspaper microfilm, local history subject files, historic photos, family surname files and other research library collections. Pose questions, conduct research, get guidance, and have FUN at this late night search and research session.

Free admission. Advance registration is appreciated.
If there is a particular topic you'd like to explore, please let us know so we can pull materials in advance! Email:
 
Genealogy Brick Walls: The Thrill of the Chase
 
Saturday, October 24           2:00-3:00 p.m.
Danbury Library
 
Danbury Museum & Historical Society board member, genealogist and family researcher Robert Young, will talk about his efforts to document his extensive New England roots and provide tips and hints for other family history buffs! No registration. 
  
Tricks to Scare Up Your Ancestors
 
Saturday, October 31           10:30a.m. - Noon
Danbury Library
 
John O'Donnell, Danbury Library Genealogist, will help to revive your family history research. Utilizing Danbury Library resources, as well as other additional helpful sources, John will discuss tips and tricks to help you around the obstacles that may be holding you identifying your ancestors. Halloween treats will be provided!            
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