Straight from the Texas Genealogy Events calendar, here's what is happening in Texas for the week of February 23-March 1, 2009:
African-American Display Clayton Library Center for Genealogical Research (Houston)
Tuesday, February 24:
Austin Genealogical Society Meeting, 7:00 pm
Presenter: Karen Matheson. Topic: Give Me Your Tired & Your Poor: Researching U.S. Ships' Passenger Lists.
Thursday, February 26:
East Texas Genealogical Society Get Acquainted Luncheon, 11:30 am.
Heartland Ham Co., 3400-A South Broadway, Tyler 75701
Friday, February 27:
Bay Area Genealogical Society Meeting (Houston area), 7:00 pm.
Speaker: Bruce Lockett discusses Civil War History in East Texas, providing an update on steamboat salvage and archaeological finds.
Saturday, February 28:
Clayton Library/Family Search partnership (Houston), 2:00 pm.
Learn about this exciting digitization partnership that will bring more books to your fingertips than you ever thought possible. Reservations required, please call 832-393-2600. Adults/Teens.
Van Zandt County Genealogical Society Meeting (Canton), 2:00 pm.
Location: Van Zandt County Library
For further details on these events, please see the Texas Genealogy Events Calendar. Please confirm all dates and locations with the host societies and organizations.
Do you have an event you'd like to see on the calendar? Contact me using the email address at the right side of this blog. Events should occur in Texas or be of interest to Texans (neighboring states welcome). Speakers are encouraged to publicize their presentations.