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Start @Home: North Carolina Virtual Family History Fair

Start @Home North Carolina Virtual Family History Fair

Will you be tuning into the 2017 North Carolina Virtual Family History Fair?

Watch free online live streaming genealogy/local history presentations starting at 10AM, EST, 

Presented by the North Carolina Government and Heritage Library and the State Archives of North Carolina. Presentations will focus on local collections and resources for local and family history research. Local records, libraries and archives are a treasure trove of excellent information to Start @Home for research. For a complete schedule of presentations please go here,


Tips & Tricks for successful viewing of the Virtual Family History Fair via Livestream:

  • A PC or laptop is recommended for best quality stream.
  • A wired internet connection is strongly recommended.
  • Download the Livestream app if viewing on mobile device.
  • Make sure your volume is turned up (PC, speakers, etc.).
  • Do a pre-event run-through prior to the broadcast.
  • There will be a link to the streaming presentations via – 
  • Direct link to NC Dept. of Natural & Cultural Resources channel –

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Save the Date/Call for Vendors: Government and Heritage Library Family History Fair – August 11th

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Government and Heritage Library Family History Fair, August 11, 2012

Mark your calendars! For the very first Government and Heritage Library Family History Fair held in conjunction with the North Carolina Department of Cultural Resources’ Second Saturdays program (  This free event, sponsored by the State Library of North Carolina’s Government and Heritage Library and open to the public, will be held on Saturday, August 11, 2012 in the Department of Cultural Resources Building, 109 E. Jones Street in Raleigh.  The day will include speakers presenting on various genealogy topics, a vendor fair and activities for all ages in the lobby of the building.  Details will follow in the coming months.

Call for vendors

If your organization would be interested in participating please contact Rebecca Hyman, Outreach Librarian, Government and Heritage Library, (919)807-7454 or   Genealogical businesses are also invited to participate in the vendor fair. 

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