Burtonsville, MD, May 21, 2012 --(PR.com
)-- Marion Woodfork Simmons, a family & community historian, author and owner of Woodfork Genealogy LLC will teach how to take an active role in preserving the history of the communities where you and your ancestors live.
Date: Saturday, June 16, 2012
Time: 9:30 – 10:30 am
Location: Washington DC Family History Center - 10000 Stoneybrook Drive
Kensington, MD 20895
Students will learn:
1. How to select a topic
2. Resources and repositories to use when performing research.
3. How to analyze and verify information.
4. Various methods for documenting local history.
5. Where to donate historically significant items.
Ms. Simmons will use her experience to provide tools, tips and resources to empower ordinary people to research, document and preserve the history of the communities where they live.
The class is free but registration is required. For further information and registration, please call 301-587-0042.
About Marion Woodfork Simmons
Marion Woodfork Simmons is a family & community historian and the owner of Woodfork Genealogy LLC. The mission of the company is to empower ordinary people to take an active role in preserving family and community history. In 2009, Ms. Simmons initiated the Union High History Project to preserve the history of Union High school in Caroline County Virginia. The end result of the project is a self-published book titled Memories of Union High: An Oasis in Caroline County, Virginia 1903-1969.