South Carolina Genealogical Society, Inc.

Friday and Saturday, July 11 – 12, 2008

South Carolina Archives and History Center

8301 Parklane Road

Columbia, South Carolina

 

Pre-registration Form for the 2008 Summer Workshop, July 11 & 12, 2008 TO BE ANNOUNCED

 

SCGS “Treasures from the Attic” Advance Registration Form TO BE ANNOUNCED

 

South Carolina Genealogical Society Workshop 2004 Photographs

REGISTRATION To Be Announced

DISPLAY TABLES To Be Announced

ACCOMMODATIONS – CONFERENCE HOTEL To Be Announced  

RESTAURANTS

These restaurants are a short drive from the SC Archives and History Center:  Albert’s Deli, Godfather’s Pizza, Hardees, McDonalds, O’Charley’s, Sandy’s Hot Dogs, Scholtzsky’s Deli, and Substation II.

SPEAKERS’ RECEPTION To Be Announced  

ARCHIVES RESEARCH ROOM  To Be Announced         

The South Carolina Archives Research Room will be open for researchers on Friday and Saturday, July 11 and 12, 8:45 a.m. – 4:45 p.m.

2008 S.C.G.S. Summer Workshop Speakers

Friday, July 11, 2008

To Be Announced

Saturday, July 12, 2008

To Be Announced

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Pre-registration Form for the 2008 Summer Workshop, July 11 & 12, 2008

To Be Announced

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Directions to the SC Archives

& History Center

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Directions to the South Carolina Archives and History Center
8301 Parkland Road
Columbia, SC 29223

 

From Downtown Columbia take Bull Street (Highway 277 North) 8 miles to the Parklane Road exit. At the traffic light turn left onto Parklane Road. Cross the bridge and the History Center is on the left.

From Charlotte on Interstate 77 South take exit 18, Highway 277 and then take the Parklane Road exit. Turn right on to Parklane Road and the History Center will be on the left.

From Charleston on Interstate 26 West take exit 116 Charlotte Interstate 77 North. Off of I-77 North take exit 19 Farrow Road (Highway 555 South). Bear right onto Farrow Road. At the traffic light on Farrow Road turn left onto Parklane Road. The History Center is three tenths of a mile on the right.

From Greenville/Spartanburg on Interstate 26 East take exit 107B Interstate 20 East. On I-20 East take exit 73B Interstate 77 North/Highway 277 North. Take the Parklane Road exit off Highway 277 North and turn left at the traffic light. Cross the bridge and the History Center is on the left.

From Augusta on Interstate 20 East take exit 73B Interstate 77 North/Highway 277 North. Take the Parklane Road exit off Highway 277 North and turn left at the traffic light. Cross the bridge and the History Center is on the left.

From Florence on Interstate 20 West take exit 76A Interstate 77 Charlotte/Charleston. Veer to the right on Interstate 77 North Charlotte and then take exit 19 Farrow Road (Highway 555 South). At the traffic light on Farrow Road turn left onto Parklane Road and the History Center is three tenths of a mile on your right.

From the Airport turn left towards Columbia on Highway 302. Take the exit for Interstate 26 West (Spartanburg). On I-26 West take exit 107B Interstate 20 East (Florence). On I-20 East take exit 73B Interstate 77 North/Highway 277 North. Take the Parklane Road exit off Highway 277 North and turn left at the traffic light. Cross the bridge and the History Center is on the left.  
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South Carolina Genealogical Society Workshop
2005 Photographs

Treasures from the Attic-   Experts from the South Caroliniana Library (Henry Fulmer and Robin Copp) examine a ships log as SCGS President John Andrews looks on.

Treasures from the Attic-  Dr. Fritz Hamer of the SC State Museum, examines an artifact submitted by Sharon F. Corey.

Scott Wilds presents a session on African - American genealogy.

Dr. Thomas Roderick explains how DNA can be used in genealogy.

Steve Tuttle of the SC Archives shows a document signed by the Lords Proprietors.

Barbara Vines Little, President of the NGS, presents a session on Virginia research.

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WORKSHOP PROGRAMS FOR SALE
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The S.C.G.S. has a limited number of Summer Workshop programs available from the 2001, 2002, and 2003 workshops.  These programs are $5.00 each (add $2.50 postage for the first program and $1.00 for each additional program). Each program contains the syllabi submitted by each workshop speaker.  Topics include:

2001 (30 pages)- S.C.’s Destroyed County Records; Beginning Genealogy; Court Records; SC Records On-line; Revolutionary War Service: A Variety of Proofs; Land Records of SC; African – American Research; National Archives SE Region; Reconstruction Resources; SC Methodist Records; A State of Emigrants, The Settlement of SC; and SC Genealogical Libraries.

2002 (38 pages)- Destruction of Records During the Civil War; Beginning Genealogy; Faith Based Records and Publications for SC; SC Records On-line; The French in the Carolinas; Cherokee Path; SC Equity Court Papers; Self Publishing Historical and Genealogical Books; Baptist Records at Furman University; Dutch Fork Land Records; and Sources for Native American Research.

2003 (53 pages)- Genealogical Research on South Carolinians in the Proprietary Era; Guidelines For Beginning Genealogy; Border Problem Between the Carolinas in the Colonial Period; Tracing The Women in Your Family Twenty Methods; Confederate Submarine H.L. Hunley; Where Was the Old Courthouse?; Oral History and Genealogy; Proving Family Lines (White and Black) From Divisions of Slave Property; Dark Hours: SC Soldiers, Sailors, & Citizens Held in Federal Prisons During the War for Southern Independence, 1861 – 1865; Historic South Carolina Quaker Meetings; Genealogy and Archaeology; Copyright and Genealogy; and Gleaning Information from Death Certificates.  

2004 (54 pages)- Nature of Genealogical Research (Tony Burroughs); Preserving Family Memories; Baker’s Dozen for Beginning Genealogy Research; Gideon Gibson, A Mulatto SC Regulator and His Role in the Mars Bluff Affair; Genealogical Research Through Textiles; SC Archives On-Line (updated for 2004); Research on SC Germans; Religious Repositories in NC; Case Study: SC to AL, Mixon & Irby Family of Wilcox County, AL; History of SC Photography (Harvey Teal); Your Family Legend or Story, Do You Believe It or Not?; On-Line African – American Research; Identifying Slave Owners (Tony Burroughs); Equity Case Study: Wilson – Blizzard Family, Fairfield County, SC; SC Records at the Virginia Historical Society; Organizing Your Paper Files in a Computer Day & Age; Growing Your Genealogical Chapter, and Fundraising as Fertilizer.

To order send a check or money order to: SCGS Workshop Programs, P.O. Box 175, Hartsville, SC  29551-0175.  

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