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Events

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2015 Upcoming Events

March 9, 2015

Event: Online Web Chat — Irish Special Interest Group (Members Only)
Time: 7:30 pm -- 8:30 pm ET (UTC/GMT -5)
Location: HCGHS Member Website

Our Irish Special Interest Group (SIG) is holding an online web chat where members with an interest in Irish genealogy discuss their research challenges and share tips with each other. If you're a member of The Hudson County Genealogical & Historical Society you can log into our member website join this or one of our other Special Interest Groups and engage in a live text chat with other members. If you're not already a member, become one today and tap into the collective expertise of our group.

March 14, 2015

Event: John Zinn presents "The Mutinous Regiment: The 33rd NJ in the Civil War"
Time: 11:00 am -- 1:00 pm ET (UTC/GMT -5)
Location: Secaucus Public Library, Secaucus, NJ

John Zinn discusses his book detailing the 33rd New Jersey regiment's formation in the midst of the draft riots of 1863 and its three campaigns under General Sherman in 1864 and 1865. Based on original source material, the book vividly describes the experiences of the soldiers in a regiment that lost 25 percent of its recruits to desertion even before leaving New Jersey, and then effectively walked from Chattanooga to Washington, D.C., by way of Atlanta and Savannah.

March 19, 2015

Event: Online Web Chat — German Special Interest Group (Members Only)
Time: 8:00 pm -- 9:00 pm ET (UTC/GMT -5)
Location: HCGHS Member Website

Our German Special Interest Group (SIG) is holding an online web chat where members with an interest in German genealogy discuss their research challenges and share tips with each other. If you're a member of The Hudson County Genealogical & Historical Society you can log into our member website, join this or one of our other Special Interest Groups and engage in a live text chat with other members. If you're not already a member, become one today and tap into the collective expertise of our group.

March 26, 2015

Event: Online Web Chat — Brickwall Busting Special Interest Group (Members Only)
Time: 8:00 pm -- 9:00 pm ET (UTC/GMT -5)
Location: HCGHS Member Website

Our Brickwall Busting Special Interest Group (SIG) is holding an online web chat where members gather to discuss their research challenges and share tips with each other to chip away at those research "brick walls". If you're a member of The Hudson County Genealogical & Historical Society you can log into our member website join this or one of our other Special Interest Groups and engage in a live text chat with other members. If you're not already a member, become one today and tap into the collective expertise of our group.

April 6, 2015

Event: Online Web Chat — Irish Special Interest Group (Members Only)
Time: 7:30 pm -- 8:30 pm ET (UTC/GMT -5)
Location: HCGHS Member Website

Our Irish Special Interest Group (SIG) is holding an online web chat where members with an interest in Irish genealogy discuss their research challenges and share tips with each other. If you're a member of The Hudson County Genealogical & Historical Society you can log into our member website join this or one of our other Special Interest Groups and engage in a live text chat with other members. If you're not already a member, become one today and tap into the collective expertise of our group.

April 11, 2015

Event: Danny Klein presents "Newsletter Article/Family History Article Writing Workshop"
Time: 11:00 am -- 1:00 pm ET (UTC/GMT -5)
Location: Secaucus Public Library, Secaucus, NJ

Have you wanted to capture the stories of your family to preserve for future generations but don't know how to get started? It's not as daunting a task as you may think. Professional writer and editor Danny Klein will help you understand the mechanics of getting those important family history tidbits down on paper/computer in this workshop.

About Danny Klein

Danny is a founding board member of the Hudson County Genealogical & Historical Society, serves as the Society's Librarian/Archivist and on the Newsletter Committee. He was a reporter and editor at The Jersey Journal for 10 years and currently writes a monthly genealogy column for the paper. He works as a librarian at the New Jersey Room of the Jersey City Free Public Library.

April 16, 2015

Event: Online Web Chat — German Special Interest Group (Members Only)
Time: 8:00 pm -- 9:00 pm ET (UTC/GMT -5)
Location: HCGHS Member Website

Our German Special Interest Group (SIG) is holding an online web chat where members with an interest in German genealogy discuss their research challenges and share tips with each other. If you're a member of The Hudson County Genealogical & Historical Society you can log into our member website, join this or one of our other Special Interest Groups and engage in a live text chat with other members. If you're not already a member, become one today and tap into the collective expertise of our group.

May 3, 2015

Event: Quarterly Web Chat-Topic TBA
Time: 8:00pm -- 9:00pm ET (UTC/GMT -5)
Location: HCGHS Member Website

In our quarterly web chats we discuss a topic suggested by members. If you're a member of The Hudson County Genealogical & Historical Society you can log into our member website join this or one of our other Special Interest Groups and engage in a live text chat with other members. If you're not already a member, become one today and tap into the collective expertise of our group.

May 4, 2015

Event: Online Web Chat — Irish Special Interest Group (Members Only)
Time: 7:30 pm -- 8:30 pm ET (UTC/GMT -5)
Location: HCGHS Member Website

Our Irish Special Interest Group (SIG) is holding an online web chat where members with an interest in Irish genealogy discuss their research challenges and share tips with each other. If you're a member of The Hudson County Genealogical & Historical Society you can log into our member website join this or one of our other Special Interest Groups and engage in a live text chat with other members. If you're not already a member, become one today and tap into the collective expertise of our group.

May 9, 2015

Event: Spirit of the Jerseys State History Fair
Time: 11:00 am -- 5:00 pm ET (UTC/GMT -5)
Location: Monmouth Battlefield State Park, Manalapan, NJ

More Information to come. View the official fair website

May 21, 2015

Event: Online Web Chat — German Special Interest Group (Members Only)
Time: 8:00 pm -- 9:00 pm ET (UTC/GMT -5)
Location: HCGHS Member Website

Our German Special Interest Group (SIG) is holding an online web chat where members with an interest in German genealogy discuss their research challenges and share tips with each other. If you're a member of The Hudson County Genealogical & Historical Society you can log into our member website, join this or one of our other Special Interest Groups and engage in a live text chat with other members. If you're not already a member, become one today and tap into the collective expertise of our group.

June 1, 2015

Event: Online Web Chat — Irish Special Interest Group (Members Only)
Time: 7:30 pm -- 8:30 pm ET (UTC/GMT -5)
Location: HCGHS Member Website

Our Irish Special Interest Group (SIG) is holding an online web chat where members with an interest in Irish genealogy discuss their research challenges and share tips with each other. If you're a member of The Hudson County Genealogical & Historical Society you can log into our member website join this or one of our other Special Interest Groups and engage in a live text chat with other members. If you're not already a member, become one today and tap into the collective expertise of our group.

June 2015

Event: Annual Field Trip
Time: TBD
Location: TBD

We are actively planning our annual field trip for early in June. More information to come!