The Portsmouth Public Library is pleased to announce its Fall 2017 Genealogy Workshop offerings! Presented by the library’s Special Collections staff and members of the Ranger Chapter of Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR), these events are free, open to the public, and appropriate for all levels of interest and experience. We hope you will join us on the third Sunday each Fall month.
Discover Your Civil War Ancestors with Clay Feeter
Sunday September 17 | 2 – 4 PM | Hilton Garden Inn Room
Local Civil War researcher Clay Feeter will help you gain knowledge about your Civil War ancestors – where they fought, how to walk in their footsteps, and most importantly, “How to make their stories jump off your family history book pages!”
Feeter, who lives in York, ME, has been researching Civil War ancestors for over 20 years. He will help you discover more details about your soldier ancestors, while also bringing to life the harsh reality of the family at home. Bring your questions! Bring your research notes, artifacts, letters, discharge papers, etc. Feeter will help make sense of them and help you make them come to life.