Friday, March 24, 2017

NYSCOGO Spring Meeting in Watertown

Here is another interesting genealogy meeting coming up, this one in Watertown. 

 NYSCOGO Meeting Schedule
NYSCOGO Spring 2017 Meeting in Watertown, NY 

Hosted by the Jefferson County NY Genealogical Society (JCNYGS)

Meeting Date:   Saturday April 8, 2017

 Registration: 8:30 - 9:00 A.M.; Business Meeting 9:00 – 12:00 Noon; No cost casual lunch provided (sandwiches, salad, drink, etc) by JCNYGS Noon - 1:00 P.M.
Where: We’ll meet at the Historic Paddock Mansion in downtown Watertown; also known as the Jefferson County Historical Society, 228 Washington Street, Watertown, New York 13601. There is limited curb-side parking available on Washington Street; however, ample parking is available in the Public Parking Lot directly behind the Museum.
Speaker: As part of the business portion, locally known speaker Don Whitney will share comments on the history of Jefferson County. Don served as a reading teacher and school administrator for over 40 years.  Presently he serves as the President and Trustee of the Daisy Marquis Jones Foundation in Rochester. Don resides in Adams Center (Jefferson County) with his wife Linda.
Paddock Mansion Tour: Director of JCHS, Jordan Walker, will provide attendees a tour of the Paddock Mansion and Museum. There is also a “Marietta Holley and 100 Years” display tentatively scheduled to be shown at JCHS from March – June 2017
Research: At this time we very much expect there will be genealogical research opportunities across the street at the Flower Memorial Library. See Note.
Early attendees welcomed: If you wish to arrive a day prior (Friday, 7 April), there will be research opportunities at the Flower Memorial Library from 12 Noon to 4:00 PM (See Note). As a group, we will also plan a pay as you go evening meal at the Historic Crystal Restaurant on Public Square.
Note: There is a slight chance the library will close for major repairs. Contracts are out to bid and work should not start until late April or May. However, if closed, we will make arrangements to have research time at the Historical Association of South Jefferson. JCNYGS is monitoring closely.
Lodging/Local Information: Please visit the Watertown Chamber of Commerce site for lodging and/or our local events calendar:
The registration sheet is below:  Same day registration is welcomed however early registration,
by 25 March 2017, is appreciated. This will help in planning purposes for NYSCOGO and JCNYGS leadership.
The POC at JCNYGS is Vice President Tom LaClair at If you have questions about the visiting Jefferson County the weekend of the conference, please reply directly to him.

Cut the following and send with your registration:
Meeting Registration:
E-Mail Address:___________________________________________________________
Send: NYSCOGO meeting registration & check payable to NYSCOGO in amount of $10.00 to: NYSCOGO  P.O. Box 2593  Syracuse, New York 13220-2593

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