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5th Annual Ancestry Fair Set for September 24th

(Bucks County, PA) Visit Bucks County and The Genealogical Society of Pennsylvania are excited to announce the 5th Annual Ancestry Fair. Held at the Bucks County Visitor Center in Bensalem on Saturday, September 24th from 9am-5pm, the event is FREE and open to the public! The fair will feature workshops, lectures, and Web site research assistance.

Representatives from several Genealogical associations will be on hand to answer questions. A full schedule of workshops and lectures will be held throughout the day.

Workshop Topics
              Karen Higgins, “Beginners’ Genealogy”
1:00pm                 Carol Sheaffer & Nancy Nelson, “First Families”
2:30pm                 Karen Higgins, “Beginners’ Genealogy”

Lecture Topics
               Joe DePaolo, “Methodist Resources”
11:30am               Shamele Jordan “Clear your Clutter: Organizing Your Genealogy Files”
1:00pm                  Susan Koelble, “No Good Deed Goes Unrewarded”
2:30pm                  Joe DePaolo, “Using Religious Records for Genealogy Research”
4:00pm                  Jefferson Moak, “1940 Census”

For more information, please contact Visit Bucks County at 215 639 0300 or The Genealogical Society of Pennsylvania  

About Visit Bucks County
Visit Bucks County (VBC) is the official tourist promotion agency for Bucks County. The mission of the VBC is to increase visitation in Bucks County by effectively marketing its heritage and its diverse sites and attractions.  For more information on VBC activities call 1-800-836-BUCKS, visit or “Like” us on or stop by the Bucks County Visitor Center located at 3207 Street Road in Bensalem (adjacent to the entrance to the PARX Casino). The Visitor Center is open seven days a week from 9 a.m. until 5 p.m. It is easily accessible from the Pennsylvania Turnpike, Route 1 and Interstate 95.

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Contact: Michelle Greco Falcone,
Communications Manager
Visit Bucks County
215 639 0300 x. 231