Monday, January 12, 2015

Come in out of the Cold ... and Learn About the Past

Throughout January, the Fauquier County Public Library has programs and activities planned that are great ways to Come in out of the Cold. Given the recent weather and the chilly temperatures, it's perfect timing! 

This week we encourage you to Come in out of the Cold ... and Learn About the Past by exploring the Virginiana Room at the Warrenton central library

Friday, January 16, 10 a.m. - 2 p.m.
No registration required; stop by for a guided tour of the Virginiana Room, explore the trove of available resources or watch a demonstration of our genealogy databases.

Whether you are looking for an ancestor, digging into the history of Fauquier County or simply brushing up on your Virginia history, we have a wide range of resources available. 


Here's a sampling of resources you can explore: 
Genealogy Databases
Ancestry 
HeritageQuest
World Vital Records 

Fauquier County Records on Microfilm
Deeds (1759-1865)
Marriages (1759-1906)
Wills (1759-1912)
Births (1853-1896)
Deaths (1853-1896)


The Ghosts of Virginia by L. B. Taylor

Go ahead ... Come in out of the Cold ... and Learn About the Past! 

Lisa @ the Fauquier County Public Library

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