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"Researching Your House History" Two-Part Program at Historical Society
"Researching Your House History" Two-Part Program at Historical Society

A popular program, “Researching Your House History,” will be presented by Cynthia Van Ness, MLS, the Historical Society’s Director of Library and Archives and a research expert. It will take place on Saturday, October 8, and will feature a talk to which all are welcome, plus an optional, exclusive hands-on workshop.

The first part of the program is a lecture, in the museum's auditorium, where Van Ness will speak about the museum research library’s resources, the specific tools that are available, and give tips for how to research a property in which you are interested.

No pre-registration is required for this part of the program; admission is $5 members/$7 non-members, which covers general admission for lecture alone.

The second part of the program is a hands-on research session in the museum's research library. Van Ness, will guide each participant in actually beginning their research. This portion is limited to 15 people, and pre-registration is necessary. Admission of $10 members/$15 non-members covers both the lecture and the exclusive in-library, hands-on research session with librarians.

To register, please call Tara Lyons, program manager, at 716.873.9644 x311 or email bechsedu@bechs.org.

WHAT: “Researching Your House History” two-part program:

  • Part I: 9:30 -10:30 am. Lecture on how to begin your research (auditorium).
  • Part II: 10:30 - 11:30 am: Limited registration research session with museum staff—participants will begin doing research using our collection (library). Limit 15 people; pre-registration required.

WHERE: Buffalo & Erie County Historical Society, 25 Nottingham Ct.

ADMISSION: $5 member/$7 non-member – general admission for lecture alone.

$10 member/$15 non-member – special admission includes lecture and exclusive in-library, hands-on research session with librarians. To register, email bechsedu@bechs.org or call 873-9644 x311

INFO: buffalohistory.org, 716.873.9644

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