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Posted June 23, 2017 by  |  No Comments

The Lebanon Valley Genealogical Society will meet at 1:30 p.m. Sunday (25 June) in a new place.

“We will be meeting at the Lebanon Council of the Arts on the corner of 770 Cumberland St. and Eighth Street (the former bank),” according to Denise Hoffman, society president.  “There are two entrances, but I will only have one door unlocked and open ~ the entrance on Cumberland Street (the tall clock is right outside).  As it is Sunday, there should not be a parking problem, however, I was told that the Wells Fargo bank across the road has a parking lot, which we are permitted to use.”

There will be an update on the 1890 U.S. Census project headed by John Fralish.

“Do please try and attend this meeting,  as  I am anxious to get feedback on this new venue and to know how people feel about it,” Hoffman wrote. “Whilst I realize it doesn’t have the resources and ability to research at our fingertips as the Historical Society did, being back in Lebanon does make travel issues easier for many of us. I think we are very fortunate that the Lebanon Council of the Arts has offered us this meeting place.”

Attendees are invited to bring any questions, problems, or stories of great finds they have made to share with the group.


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