The Cherokee Strip Regional Heritage Center Archives will host a series of lectures on different aspects of Genealogy and family history beginning Saturday, October 8, 2011. The series is for all levels and experience of genealogists and is free to the public.


Saturday October 8: “Researching Your Civil War Ancestors.” Billie Fogarty is a professional genealogist and former history teacher. She is author of "Guidebook to Researching My Family Tree" and current President of the Genealogical Speakers Guild. She lectures on many topics including Methodology, Migration and Immigration, and Native American Ancestry. The lecture will be held from Noon - 1 P.M.


Saturday, October 22: Carrie Cook will present a three part genealogy Workshop: “Pioneering from a Woman's Perspective, The Indian Pioneer History Collection, and Female Surname Research.” Cook has served the Miami Public Library as Genealogy and Local History Specialist and now works as President of a publishinging company in Wyandotte. Cook has spoken with the Oklahoma Genealogical Society in Oklahoma City, the Genealogy Speakers Guild in Springfield, IL, and is a member of the Genealogical Speakers Guild. The lecture will be held from Noon - 3 P.M. 


Saturday, November 5:   “Ghost Towns in Oklahoma and Using Mail Lists on Roots Web.” Frederick Dittmar is a member of the Association of Professional Genealogists, the National Genealogical Society, and is a Board Member of the Oklahoma Genealogical Society. The lecture will be held from Noon - 1 P.M.