Friday, October 10, 2014

Three Interesting Upcoming Events in October

Civil War Walking Tour
Bellefontaine Cemetery
  • Sunday, 19 October 2014
  • 9 a.m. until noon
  • Free, but reservations are required. Call 314-381-0750 to register by Sunday, 12 October. Approximate length: three miles.
For more information about free walking tours, bus tours, and other special events at beautiful Bellefontaine Cemetery, go to


"A Tale of Two Histories"
Sister Joan Whittemore
Hear about Sister Joan's ancestors, who arrived with Pierre Laclede and Auguste Chouteau to establish St. Louis in February 1764 and their connections to the history of the Sisters of St. Joseph of Carondelet.
  • Also featuring StLGS president, Fran Behrman, and SLCL reference librarian, Larry Franke, who can answer your questions about genealogy.
  • Wednesday, 22 October, 6 p.m.
  • Sisters of St. Joseph of Carondelet Motherhouse, 6400 Minnesota Ave., St. Louis, 63111
  • Free, but registration is required. Call 314-481-8800 or send an e-mail to by Wednesday, 15 October.
For more information, go to


2014 NARA Virtual Genealogy Fair

  • Tuesday through Thursday, 28–30 October
  • Beginning at 9 a.m. (Central Time)
  • Free and open to anyone with an Internet connection
  • Live streaming lectures featuring experts from around the country
  • Video and question/answer opportunities with NARA personnel
  • Download the complete schedule as a PDF on the NARA website.
For more information, go to

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