WORKSHOP: Genealogy and Maps–Where They Intersect

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Registration for this event will close on October 7, 2023 @ 6:00am.
There are 14 seats remaining.

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Participants will learn about various maps for use in researching their family history. Subjects covered will include maps in books, printed maps, and online maps; how to understand public land deeds and metes-and-bounds deeds; migration maps; and maps in the Calvin M. McClung Historical Collection. Participants should bring information about their families.

This program is free; however, pre-registration is required. It will be held in the computer classroom of the Calvin M. McClung Historical Collection on the third floor of the East Tennessee History Center.

Instructor: Ann Blomquist, editor, Tennessee Ancestors, East Tennessee Historical Society

The East Tennessee History Center’s Genealogy Program is a partnership between Knox County Public Library and the East Tennessee Historical Society with support from Friends of the Knox County Public Library and East Tennessee PBS.


For ADA accommodations, call (865) 215-8703 or send request to 72 hours in advance of program.

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