Events Calendar

Geauga County Chapter – A Wild Ride: Ohio River Travel in Stories and Songs via Zoom

Chardon Library 110 E Park St., Chardon, United States

Renowned genealogist Sunny Morton about her adventure floating down the Ohio River reliving the experience of ancestors in the early 1800s pioneering times. The presentation begins at 7pm following the 6:30 business meeting. Registration is required. Link will be sent upon registration. Visit www.geaugalibrary.net and choose Upcoming Events then Events Calendar and select Jan 9 […]

Free

Geauga County Chapter – History of Chagrin Falls Park

Chardon Library 110 E Park St., Chardon, United States

John Bourisseau will present the early history, county line changes, land development, the great migration, and the trials and tribulations of the African American community. This will be a zoom presentation. General business meeting of the Geauga Genealogical Society will begin at 6:30pm, the presentation will begin at 7:00pm. Registration is required: www.geaugalibrary.net. Select Chardon […]

Free

The Canal That Created Cleveland

Chardon Library 110 E Park St., Chardon, United States

This is an in-person event presented by Judy MacKeigan, Cleveland Metropark's Historian/Archivist. The opening of the Ohio and Erie Canal created an economic boom for entrepreneurs and Ohio farmers to ship products east, while "fancy eastern goods" became available to Ohioans. Enjoy the history of the "Big Ditch' and its impact on Northeastern Ohio. Registration […]

Free

Geauga County Chapter – DNA Basics. What Do We Get From Our Ancestors?

Chardon Library 110 E Park St., Chardon, United States

This is an overview of DNA basics. The 5 DNA testing companies will be discussed as a guide to choosing the one which is appropriate for you. This in-person event begins with social time at 6:30pm followed by a short business meeting at 7:00pm. The program will follow.

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Ohio Genealogical Society Writing Contests
OGN Contest 1 July – 30 September
OGSQ Contest 1 September – 31 December
OGS is sponsoring its genealogical writing contest to reward amateur and professional genealogical authorship and to help fill the pages of its renowned journals with articles.
Prizes range from $25 – $100. Full Writing Contest Details

PLEASE NOTE: All Lineage Society applications are due Nov 30!