Family History Fair
Discover Your Roots
Ontario's Oldest 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 19th, 2015
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 Gift Bag, containing information from family history providers across the Internet and local businesses.
5 Door Prizes to Be Won
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.
How to Start Your Family History
10:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.
Interested in researching your family history but not sure where to start?
Keitha will introduce beginners to basic family history research and will help get you started.
Presented by Keitha Davis
Preserving Your Family Treasures
11:15 a.m. - 12:15 p.m.
Helen provides us with her professional expertise in preserving your valuable heirlooms- from documentsand pictures to paintings and christening gowns.
Presented by Curator Helen Bartens
But I'm Not a Writer - 10 Tips to Help Your Turn Your Research inot Stories
1:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.
Lynn helps you put pen to paper and begin turning your facts into shareable storeis
for your family today and as a legacy for future descendants.
Presented by Lynn Palermo
Your Ancestor's Land
2:15 p.m. - 3:15 p.m.
In this presentation Cathy helps you walk the complicated
terrain of locating your ancestor's land.
Presented by Cathy Thompson
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.
The Genealogy Raffle Table - Buy tickets for a chance to win great genealogy items from books to subscriptions and more.
Norfolklore is Proudly Sponsored by
Genealogy Societies, Genealogy Businesses and Norfolk County Businesses
Support Norfolklore Family History Fair
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.