Genealogy or History? Collaborative Research in Action

Fernandina Beach Library 25 N 4th St, Fernandina Beach, FL, United States
Come join us on 21 March 2023 at 7:00pm in the Fernandina Branch Library community room. Carol Clay, Past-President of the Southern Genealogist Exchange, Inc. will present "Genealogy or History? Collaborative Research in Action" where she will discuss two Jacksonville families research while extolling the benefits of the collection at the Southern Genealogist Exchange office on Sauterne Drive in Jacksonville.

How to Convert Old Photographs, Slides, & Videos into Digital Formats

Fernandina Beach Library 25 N 4th St, Fernandina Beach, FL, United States
Cherished memories deserve special care, and preserving them for future generations is essential. We invite you to join us on April 18th, 2023, at 7:00 PM in the Fernandina Branch Library's community room for an informative session on converting photographs, slides, and videos into digital formats that can be treasured for a lifetime.

The Catholic Church Going West

Fernandina Beach Library 25 N 4th St, Fernandina Beach, FL, United States
Join us on 16 May at 7pm at the Fernandina Branch Library Community Room to listen to Bob Frey, who will tell us how he traced his ancestry back to the Catholics who established colonial Maryland, then later migrated to Kentucky and beyond. His ancestors settled the historic, western Kentucky Catholic settlement of Fancy Farm and helped build the St Jerome Church. Frey will discuss his ancestors’ arrival in Maryland from England in the 17th century and subsequent migration to Kentucky in the late 18th and early 19th centuries.

Looking for Your Ancestors? Try the Free Ancestry Library Edition

This month’s program will be a unique opportunity to learn about the use of the online subscription to the Ancestry Library Edition (ALE). Participants will be given the opportunity to use this free resource during an online workshop in the Library’s Computer Lab. If you bring your own device, you may use the library’s free Wi-Fi to access […]

The “Rosin” Fall of Turpentine in Nassau County

Turpentine was a ubiquitous ingredient in American household products including paints, medicines, soaps, lamp oil, ink, lubricants, hair spray, and cosmetics, just to name a few. Pine trees would be […]

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