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Family History Book Fair: Sack Lunch and Roundtable with the Experts

Event Location Address

Huntley Project Museum Schoolhouse
770 Railroad Hwy
Huntley , Montana 59037

Click Here to view the Huntley Project Museum Schoolhouse website.

Event Date/Time

August 01, 2017 10:00 AM   -   August 01, 2017 04:00 PM

Description and Highlights

Join us in Huntley, Montana, just minutes from Billings. The Huntley Project Museum Schoolhouse is located next to the Montana Southern Agricultural Research Center. 

The Family History Book fair will feature a class by Holly T. Hansen, and a roundtable for questions and answers with Holly and Arlene H. Eakle. Bring your sacklunch and your current genealogy questions. We expect to have a great time answering them and helping you to be off and running with your research projects.

There will be books, books, books, available for your genealogy and research pleasure. We are offering a free research consultation with purchase of one of our Research Guide books (as time will allow).

Registration is not required to attend this event. It will help us have an idea on how many attendees to plan for.

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All times are Mountain Daylight time.

We look forward to seeing you there!

Research Professionals

Holly T. Hansen President and founder of Family History Expos, Inc., has been instrumental in helping thousands understand the principles, strategies, and sources they can use to trace their roots in today's ever-changing technological environment.

She is the mastermind behind more than 50 Family History Expos, held across the United States, and numerous Retreats at the Family History Library in Salt Lake City, Utah, and repositories in diverse cities. She is dedicated to helping individuals and families, one-on-one, with their personal research needs. Currently, she is involved in creating podcasts, webinars, and video presentations to help people move forward in their family history endeavors.

Holly’s titles include author, lecturer, editor and publisher. She has produced more than 100 unique syllabus and class handout books for Family History Expos attendees. Hansen is a former editor of Everton's Genealogical Helper magazine, and editor of the 10th and 11th editions of The Handybook for Genealogists, with more than one million copies sold. She has also authored The Directory of North American Railroads, Trekking for Ancestors, co-authored a series of 16 family history interview books entitled Celebrating and Capturing the Memories and 20 in-depth Research Guides for many aspects of family history research.

Holly and her husband, Chris P. Hansen, have been married for 38 years and are the parents of five remarkable children. Holly received an Honors BA in History from Weber State University and continues to dedicate time to education on a daily basis.

Arlene H. Eakle, Ph.D. President and founder of The Genealogical Institute, Inc., Dr. Eakle is a professional genealogist with more than 30 years' experience in research, consulting, lecturing, and writing. She has addressed more than 600 conferences, expos, seminars, and retreats.

Dr. Eakle is an expert in tracing families from New York, Southern U.S., British Isles, Switzerland, and parts of Germany. She claims a 96% success rate.

Dr. Eakle writes more than six blogs—Genealogy Evidence (since 2006), Kentucky, Scots-Irish, New York, Tennessee, Virginia and The Kingdoms: England, Ireland, Scotland, Wales, and the Isles of the Sea. The focus of The Kingdoms blog is on the time period before America was settled, up to 1750.

The Genealogy Library Center, Inc., a non-profit genealogy library established by Arlene and her husband Alma Eakle, will be open to the public: With more than 100 manuscript collections, including a 6 ½ ton collection of English research materials; the Holly T. Hansen United States Book Collection (especially Virginia and Kentucky marriage records); and the Conner-Bishop Book Collection of more than 70,000 volumes.

Something you may not know about Dr. Eakle: She was an ethnic surname consultant to the US Bureau of the Census and the National Archives for the 1990 Federal Census.

Maps & Menus

Event Agenda

- Click on a class title to read the class description
- Click on a speaker name to read their bio
- All classes are based on local time
- Agenda is subject to change without notice



Family History Book Fair: Sack Lunch and Roundtable with the Experts Agenda

Tuesday, August 01, 2017

10:00 am Welcome to the Book Fair
10:00 am Browse Books and Products
11:00 am Genealogy Presentation
12:00 pm Sacklunch and Roundtable
1:00 pm Shopping and Consultations 1 p.m. to 4 p.m.

Event Sponsors

Show Sponsor
Family History Expos, Inc.  

Supported By
LifeStory Productions, Inc,  Heritage Collector Software & 'How To' Books  

Event Contact

For more information contact:
Sydney Gabel


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