Washington D.C. Research Tour 2019



Washington D.C. Research Tour 2019
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Washington, D.C.
March 24 – March 31, 2019


Discover the wealth of family history resources in the nation’s capital. Delve into military records, immigration files, newspapers, compiled family papers, and more at the National Archives and Records Administration, the Library of Congress, and the Daughters of the American Revolution Library.

Agenda

Sunday, March 24
After 3:00 pm Check-in at State Plaza Hotel
3:00 – 4:00 pm Welcome and Introductions (State Plaza Hotel) Your Guide to the Week
4:00 – 5:00 pm Using Military Pension and Service Records at NARA, David Allen Lambert
6:00 – 8:30 pm Opening Dinner

Monday, March 25
8:45 am Coach Pick-up at State Plaza Hotel for travel to DAR Library
9:00 - 9:45 am Orientation to DAR Library
10:00 am - 12:30 pm Personal research at DAR Library (lunch on your own)
12:30 pm Coach Pickup at DAR Library for travel to National Archives (NARA)
1:00 - 2:30 pm Researcher Registration and Orientation, NARA
2:30 - 4:30 pm Personal Research at NARA
4:30 pm Coach Pick-up at NARA

Tuesday, March 26
8:30 am Coach Pick-up at State Plaza Hotel for travel to Library of Congress (LOC)
9:00 - 9:45 am Reader Registration, LOC Madison Building
10:00 – 10:30 am Orientation to Library of Congress, Local History & Genealogy Resources, Jefferson Building
10:30 am - 5:00 pm Personal Research and Consultations at LOC
5:00 pm Coach Pick-up at LOC

Wednesday, March 27
8:30 am Coach Pick-up at State Plaza Hotel (Drop-off at NARA, DAR, and LOC)
9:00 am – 3:45 pm Personal research and consultations at DAR Library
9:00 am – 4:45 pm Personal research and consultations at NARA
9:00 am – 4:45 pm Personal research and consultations at LOC
4:00 pm Coach Pick-up at DAR Library
4:45 pm Coach Pick-up at NARA
5:00 pm Coach Pick-up at LOC
6:00 pm – 7:00 pm Lecture Topic TBD, Rhonda McClure at State Plaza Hotel

Thursday, March 28
8:30 am Coach Pick-up at State Plaza Hotel (Drop-off at NARA, DAR, and LOC)
9:00 am – 3:45 pm Personal research and consultations at DAR Library
9:00 am – 4:45 pm Personal research and consultations at NARA
9:00 am – 4:45 pm Personal research and consultations at LOC
4:00 pm Coach Pick-up at DAR Library
4:45 pm Coach Pick-up at NARA
5:00 pm Coach Pick-up at LOC

Friday, March 29
8:30 am Coach Pick-up at State Plaza Hotel (Drop-off at NARA, DAR, and LOC)
9:00 am – 3:45 pm Personal research and consultations at DAR Library
9:00 am – 4:45 pm Personal research and consultations at NARA
9:00 am – 4:45 pm Personal research and consultations at LOC
4:00 pm Coach Pick-up at DAR Library
4:45 pm Coach Pick-up at NARA
5:00 pm Coach Pick-up at LOC

Saturday, March 30
9:00 am Coach Pick-up at State Plaza Hotel (Drop-off at NARA, DAR, and LOC)
9:30 am – 3:45 pm Personal research and consultations at DAR Library
9:30 am – 4:45 pm Personal research and consultations at NARA
9:30 am – 4:45 pm Personal research and consultations at LOC
4:00 pm Coach Pick-up at DAR Library
4:45 pm Coach Pick-up at NARA
5:00 pm Coach Pick-up at LOC
6:00 pm Closing Dinner, State Plaza Hotel

Sunday, March 31
Before 12:00 pm Check-out of State Plaza Hotel

Cancellation Policy: Written cancellations received before January 25, 2019, will be subject to a $300 per person cancellation fee. No refund is possible after this date. Fees are based on group participation. There is no refund for services or portions of the tour not taken, or for participants who do not complete the tour.

Member Pricing: NEHGS members receive $150 discount on all of our research tours. Be sure you are logged in to see the applied member pricing. If you are not yet a member, join today to waive this surcharge.

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