Finding Genealogy News and Events within the United States
The following sites provide informational news items related to family history work. The list is presented in alphabetical order:
- Dear Myrtle Blog
- Eastman's Online Genealogy Newsletter - both RSS feed and delivery by e-mail is available
- Footnote Blog
- Genealogy Blog Finder
- Genealogy Gems
- Genealogy Insider by Diane Haddad (a Family Tree Magazine Blog) RSS feed available.
- Renee's Genealogy Blog
- The Ancestry Insider
- The Genealogy Guys Podcast
The following sites provide updated lists of family history events in the United States:
- EOGN's List of Upcoming Events - RSS feed is available.
- Major annual genealogy conference details may also be located on individual organizations' websites, including FGS, NGS, ICAPGen, IGHR, NIGR, and SLIG.
Genealogical societies also post news and events on their newsletters and Websites. Try these methods to locate societies:
- Search Google for [place name -- such as a state or county] genealogical society.
- Use the Place Search of the Family History Library Catalog to get a listing of topics for a place, then select Societies.
- Visit the U.S. GenWeb page for the state or county in question.