Family History Workshops

Genealogy is now the second most popular pastime in the United States next to gardening. More than 80 million Americans are currently researching their family histories. The workshops listed below are designed for both the beginning and advanced genealogist. Topics include how to research your family history, home or business, how to preserve your family treasures, and how to create a traditional genealogical fan chart.

All workshops will take place in the Research Library.



Please pre-register by contacting JoAnn Van Vranken at 607.547.1470 or via e-mail at

Workshop Fees

Adult Workshops: $10 for NYSHA members and $15 for non-members
Genealogy for Children: $3 for children of NYSHA members and $5 for non-members

Workshop fees include use of the Research Library for the day of the workshop, handouts, and supplies.

For more information, please contact JoAnn Van Vranken at 607.547.1470 or via e-mail at

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