In a series of posts leading up to August 11th our intern, Carla Sarratt will be highlighting the various vendors and activities that will be part of the Government and Heritage Library’s Family History Fair (a 2nd Saturdays program).
A Look at the Family History Fair’s Family and Local History Organizations and Businesses
Based in Raleigh, Interwoven Heritage Services offers a variety of services trained to meet your family history needs. From conducting and transcribing oral history interviews to digitizing and preserving photos, Interwoven is there to meet the historical needs of families, businesses, and organizations.
As of 7/27/12 - The Old North State Detectorists Club is no longer able to make it.
The Old North State Detectorists Club is a group of ethical metal detecting hobbyists who help you locate lost items or artifacts on your property at no cost. If you are interested in learning more about metal detecting or joining their club, stop by their exhibit at the fair or watch their YouTube channel for more information.
Have you ever wondered what to do with old family photos besides display them in picture frames throughout your home? Lisa of Esther’s Place Heritage Gifts has the remedy for you. She is able to take digital versions of your photos and turn them into jewelry, coasters, and ornaments.
Established to preserve the cultural and architectural history of Jamestown, the Historic Jamestown Society holds membership in the National Trust for Historic Preservation. They also offer tours of the Mendenhall Plantation which includes the main house, school house, medical school, and barn.
For more on this event please go here: http://www.nccultureevents.com/events_detail.php?g=07169667247a
For a complete list of vendors and activities please go here: bit.ly/L8Ar5p