Sunday, November 18, 2007

Wassebec Announces 2008 Program

Wassebec Genealogical Society, our chapter based in the Dover-Foxcroft area recently announced its program for 2008, as follows:

January 10, 2008
Tootie Bennett: Interviewing Tips
Tootie shares some tips to make learning your ancestral stories easier. If you've ever been frustrated getting a reluctant relative to talk about the family, this is the program for you.

March 13, 2008
Dale W. Mower: Finding Ancestral Treasures on E-Bay
Dale shows us how to find, bid and secure items on e-bay. This illustrated program will unlock the mysteries of e-bay and show you the types of items that may help with your family story.

March 15, 2008
Beginning Genealogy - Special Workshop given by Dale W. Mower at the Thompson Free Library, 9:00-12:00 a.m.

May 8, 2008
Cheryl Willis Patten: Sprucing Up Grandpa
Learn from an expert the correct way to clean and care for old cemetery tombstones. Just in time for Memorial Day!

July 10, 2008
Annual Picnic Potluck Supper
Special Program to be announced

September 11, 2008
Deborah Roberge: Maine Men at Andersonville
Debbie shares with us her research into the men from Maine who were interred in the Civil War's most infamous Confederate Prisoner of War camp in Andersonville, Georgia.

November 13, 2008
Jack Battick: Coming to America, the Immigrant Experience
We are all immigrants. Jack shows and tells us what it was like to travel the seas to America from the days of the Mayflower to the ocean liners of the 20th century.

All programs are held at 6:30 p.m. at Mayo Hospital unless otherwise announced. For further information, contact Nancy Battick at or (207) 564-3576.

You can visit Wassebec Genealogical Society on the web at

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