Archive for the ‘Tours’ category

Videos of our recent conference question and answer Zoom sessions are now available on the NGS YouTube Channel. Sessions were held on 9 February and 14 March 2023. The videos provide overviews of the main conference and pre-conference activities including tours, the BCG Educational Fund workshop, FO...

March 29, 2023 by Matt Menashes

A short walk to historic Jackson Ward will be led by an eighth-generation Virginian and fourth-generation Jackson Ward resident, Gary L. Flowers. This one-mile tour includes stops at twenty historic educational, economic, religious, and social institutions that inspired the recognition of “Black W...

March 20, 2023 by Teresa Kelley

A walking tour of the Virginia State Capitol, which is located several blocks from the convention center, will be offered in both the morning and the afternoon on Wednesday, 31 May. Designed by Thomas Jefferson in 1785, the Capitol was first occupied in 1788. It is the second oldest working statehou...

March 19, 2023 by Teresa Kelley

The Black History Museum and Cultural Center of Virginia features interactive, educational exhibitions that preserve and honor Virginia’s African American history and culture. The BMHVA tells the famous, forgotten, and always inspiring stories of African American history in Virginia. The museum...

March 19, 2023 by Teresa Kelley

The Virginia Museum of History and Culture (VMHC), formerly known as the Virginia Historical Society, tour covers two long-term exhibits. “The Story of Virginia” is an exhibition that interprets 16,000 years of Virginia history and features more than 500 artifacts, maps, letters, and diaries. Ob...

March 19, 2023 by Teresa Kelley

Far East Deep South Documentary to Screen Friday Afternoon Baldwin Chiu and Larissa Lam will screen their film Far East Deep South Friday at 4 PM at the NGS conference.  The film is an award-winning documentary produced and directed by them. Chiu’s search for answers about h...

March 2, 2022 by Roger Prince

Motherlode Wine Experience/Gold Discovery Tour/Capitol Mall Genealogy Research/ Old Sacramento Walking Tour CGS, your local host society has organized four tour options for Tuesday, May 24th Motherlode Wine Experience: This could be your view if you sign-up for this once in a lifetime to...

February 23, 2022 by Roger Prince

Don’t Forget Tuesday When You Register for the Conference! NGS continues to expand programs for its genealogy society, library, archive, and museum members following the merger in 2020 with the Federation of Genealogical Societies. In 2021, NGS introduced the Focus on Soci...

February 17, 2022 by Roger Prince

Sacramento 2022 Program is Now Available! The program for the National Genealogical Society’s 2022 Family History Conference is now available online as a downloadable brochure. This year’s conference, to be held 24-28 May 2022 in Sacramento, California, is our first to offer both an in-pe...

January 10, 2022 by Roger Prince

NGS Tour of Welfare Square and International Peace Gardens The National Genealogical Society’s 2020 Family History Conference is offering pre-conference tours to see the area before the conference begins, on Tuesday, 19 May. This tour offers something unique and unexpected. The tour will be w...

February 24, 2020 by Valerie Elkins