Monday, April 18, 2016

Finding Your Family Tree at Pottsgrove Manor

Blogger's Note: The following was provided by Pottsgrove Manor.

Visitors to historic Pottsgrove Manor can learn more about their own history with the lecture, “Building Your Family Tree – Genealogy 101,” on Saturday, April 23 at 1 p.m.

Want to get started climbing that family tree? 

Interested in finding out why genealogy is now one of the most popular hobbies in the United States? 

Sydney F. Cruice Dixon, a professional genealogist, will explore the benefits of genealogy research. She will discuss the top 100 genealogy websites and teach which historical records can reveal the most about a family’s past. 
Sydney F. Cruice Dixon

Learn proven methods to root out elusive ancestors and find out how to develop genealogy research skills.

There is a suggested donation of $2 per person for this program. After the lecture, visitors will have
an opportunity to take a guided tour of Pottsgrove Manor and the site’s current exhibit, “Potts and Family: Colonial Consumers,” and to shop in the museum store.

Pottsgrove Manor is located at 100 West King St. near the intersection of King Street and Route
100, just off Route 422, in Pottstown. 

Regular museum hours are Tuesday to Saturday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. and Sunday from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. 

Tours begin on the hour. The last tour of the day begins at 3 p.m.

Pottsgrove Manor is operated by Montgomery County under the direction of the Parks, Trails, and Historic Sites Division of the Assets and Infrastructure Department. 

For more information, call 610-326-4014, or visit the website at 

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