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Genealogy Forum

Genealogy Forum

Genealogy Forum

  • 9/14/2022, 10/12/2022, 11/9/2022
  • 232 Monroe Ave, Scranton, PA 18510
  • (570) 344-3841
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The Lackawanna Historical Society sponsors a monthly Genealogy Forum in 2022, in both virtual and in-person formats. The Forum is an opportunity to learn more about specific topics in family history research and discuss particular research tactics to uncover your family story.

Virtual sessions via Zoom:

  • January 12, 1 pm: General Q&A session to determine areas of interest or need
  • February 9, 1 pm: Military Records and Cemeteries
  • March 9, 1 pm: National Archives


In-person sessions at the Catlin House, 232 Monroe Avenue:

  • April 27, 1 pm: Tracing records for Irish ancestry
  • May 18, 1 pm: Tracing records for Italian ancestry
  • September 14: Tracing records for English/Welsh ancestry.
  • October 12: Tracing records for German ancestry.
  • November 9: Tracing records for Eastern European ancestry.

*Sessions will be recorded for those who cannot attend.

The Forum plans to schedule an intensive hands-on workshop in June-July 2022. More details will be announced in the late spring. For more information or to join the Genealogy Forum, contact the Society at (570) 344-3841 or by email at 

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