Family History Fair
The Norfolklore Family History Fair is the oldest genealogy fair in Ontario and is the one annual event that should not be missed if you are interested in Norfolk history and genealogy. Each year since 1976 it has attracted dozens of genealogical resource providers/exhibitors and hundreds of genealogists researching their Upper Canada/Ontario/Norfolk roots.
Saturday, September 20th, 2014
9:30am to 3:30 pm
Eva Brook Donly Museum & Archives
109 Norfolk St. S. Simcoe, On
Admission: $10.00 per person. $5.00 for Historical Society Members
Included in Admission - Norfolklore bag, containing information from family history providers across the Internet and local businesses. Ballot into door prizes (TBA)
Exhibitor's Hall - Our exhibitors hall houses displays and sales tables from book sellers, genealogical and historical societies from across Southern Ontario. Our exhibitors offer information,tools and assistance for the avid family historian with their research needs.
Appointments 10am-12noon and 1pm-3pm.
10:30 am - How to Start Your Family History
Interested in researching your family history but not sure where to start? This beginner's level 45-minute presentation will help you get acquainted with family history research. We offer easy to follow steps to starting your family history research in a comfortable format followed by a 15-minute question and answer period.
1:00 pm - How to Research Your United Empire Loyalist Ancestors
Presented by Cathy Thompson of the Grand River Branch of the United Empire Loyalists.
Norfolk Historical Society Book Sale - The family history fair is a great place to find out-of-print books, hard-to-find books, maps, historical transcriptions too numerous and much, much more.
Historical Walking Tour- Join our historical walking tour of downtown Simcoe. Explore the doors to Simcoe's past with our Norfolk Historical Society guides, learn about the people behind the doors of downtown Simcoe. $10.00 Fee $8.00 for NHS Members
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Norfolklore 2014 is proudly sponsored by
Genealogy Societies, Genealogy Businesses and Norfolk County Businesses
Can't be here in person, you can still get your product or services in front of our members and visitors. Consider becoming a Norfolklore Sponsor or find out how you can place your marketing material in the Norfolklore Gift Bag.