Organizing family history seminar offered


ARLINGTON >> The Martha Canfield Library has announced a series of four family history seminars to be held in April and May in the Sandgate meeting Room from 2 to 4 p.m.

The seminar will focus on how to organize family history findings, developing charts and numbering methods, and learning about software for genealogy.

There will be time for actual online research to develop skills. The library has nine laptop computers available, and you are welcome to bring your own computer to connect through their high-speed Wi-Fi connection.

The presenter is Bill Budde, a professional genealogist and curator of the Russell Vermontiana Collection that serves as the repository for history, family papers, and documents for Arlington, Sandgate, and Sunderland. Bill has extensive experience planning and presenting trainings and seminars on various aspects of genealogy and family history, is the coordinator of the Scottish Genealogy, History, and Culture seminars for the annual New Hampshire Highland Games and has presented throughout New England. He has worked at the Bennington Museum as library assistant in the research library, and as archival assistant in the curatorial department.

The seminars will be held at the Martha Canfield Library, 528 East Arlington Road. For more information, call the library at 802-375-6153, or email the The seminar is free to the public.

Visit the library's website at or call 802-375-6153.


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