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Migration Routes: the Fall Line

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map of NC, SC, VA, showing migragtion routes

Map of 4 major migration routes used by those who settled in colonial NC

Knowing migration routes during the colonial era is important in genealogical research in colonial North Carolina. Last month, I talked about the King’s Highway. This month I will talk about the Fall Line (the red line in the map above).

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Free Genealogy Workshop: Using Private Collections for Genealogical Research

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Using Private Collections for Genealogical Research

August 22, 2015, 10-11a.m.

Join us for a free genealogy workshop presented by the North Carolina Government and Heritage Library and the State Archives of North Carolina.

Bullard Family Bible Records

Hand drawn family tree, Bullard Family Bible Records, State Archives of North Carolina.

Materials such as family papers, church and organizational records can be valuable resources when conducting genealogical research. Join us as we discuss private collections, what kinds of information you can find and the holdings of the North Carolina Government and Heritage Library and State Archives of North Carolina.

Program will be held at the Archives/State Library Building
109 E. Jones Street, Raleigh, North Carolina.

To register or for more information please call (919)807-7450 or email slnc.reference@ncdcr.gov.

North Carolina Government and Heritage Library – Public Service Changes: Starting May 4, 2015

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North Carolina Government and Heritage Library

Public Service Changes

slnc-logo-500-wideOn Monday, May 4, 2015, the North Carolina Government and Heritage Library in the State Library of North Carolina will implement changes in its onsite public service desk location and operating hours. Staff will begin serving all library visitors – North Carolina government and history researchers and genealogical researchers – from a single public service desk located on the West Mezzanine level of the Library. Our new service hours will be Monday-Friday, 8:30 am to 5:00 pm and Saturday, 9:00 am to 2:00 pm.

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Free Genealogy Workshop: Using the North Carolina Digital Collections for Genealogical Research

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FREE WORKSHOP

Using the North Carolina Digital Collections for

Genealogical Research

May 2, 2015, 10-11a.m.

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