LARNED – A Genealogy Workshop, open to the public and co-sponsored by the Fort Larned Chapter, Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR), the Kansas Society DAR and the Santa Fe Trail Center is scheduled Nov. 15 at the Santa Fe Trail Center, 1349 K-156 Highway, Larned from 9:30 a.m. until 4:30 p.m.
Reservations may be made by calling 620-285-6997; or email: email@example.com subject: Ft. Larned.
The workshop will provide assistance for beginners wanting to start tracing their lineage back to the Revolutionary War. It will also aid those who have been doing research on their family trees. Ideas of where to search next and methods of documenting information will be shared This is a one-on-one workshop and space is limited.
The DAR is a non-profit, non-political organization for women promoting God, Home and Country through its objectives: Historical-to perpetuate the memory and spirit of the men and women who achieved American Independence; Educational-to carry out the injunction of Washington in his farewell address to the American people, “To promote, as an object of primary importance, institutions for the general diffusion of knowledge, thus developing an enlightened public opinion.” And Patriotic-to cherish, maintain and extend the institutions of American freedom, to foster true patriotism and love of country, and to aid in securing for mankind all the blessings of liberty.
DAR membership is open to any woman 18 years or older who lineally descends from a patriot or soldier of the American Revolution.
The Santa Fe Trail Center is a historic institution dedicated to the preservation of the Santa Fe Trail and settlement era of the surrounding area. Their research library has genealogical records from local families but it is best to call ahead to be sure archivist is available.
If you are interested in attending this genealogy workshop, make your reservation as seating is limited. Bring pencil, paper and the family information you have already obtained.
For information, call Carol Cochran, 913-648-1960.