2014 Genealogy Conference

The Butler Center presents:
2014 Genealogy Conference

billie fogarty

Saturday, July 19, 2014
Time: 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Location: CALS Ron Robinson Theater

The Butler Center is pleased to host Billie Fogarty, M.Ed, of Oklahoma City, as speaker for its annual genealogy workshop. This day-long workshop, held in the Central Arkansas Library System's Ron Robinson Theater on the Main Library campus, is free and open to the public; registration is required.

Workshop Topics

Land/ Property: "War of 1812 Bounty Land in Arkansas, Missouri, and Illinois"; Migration: "Land Runs, Lotteries, and Homesteading: Settlement American Style"; and Native American Issues: "Discovering the American Indian Archives: Repositories/Record Types—Dead Men Tell No Tales, but Their Tombstones Do"

Meet & Greet

The Butler Center will host a Genealogy Meet & Greet Friday, July 18, from 4:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. in room 124 in the Arkansas Studies Institute building. This is an opportunity to get acquainted with fellow genealogists and share research experiences. For those unable to attend the Genealogy Conference on Saturday, this will be a chance to gather research hints from experienced genealogists. Two episodes of PBS’s Genealogy Roadshow will be screened, and refreshments will be served. Please register below if you plan to attend.

Parking is available in the Main Library lot, on a first-come, first-served basis (bear in mind, patrons of the Main Library, the Butler Center for Arkansas Studies Galleries, and River Market Books & Gifts, also use this lot). The lot is located at 100 Rock St., immediately to the south of the Arkansas Studies Institute building and the CALS Ron Robinson Theater. Conference attendees will receive a "1/2 off" stamp on their parking ticket, if they park in this lot.

Paid parking is also available on the streets immediately adjacent to the Main Library campus and in the River Market Parking deck on the corner of River Market Avenue and E. 2nd St.

Limited free parking is available in a lot on the south side of E. 2nd St., between River Market Avenue and Sherman St.