This program is in person at the Nesmith Library! Please email Adult Programming Librarian Maria with any questions!
Registration Required / Adults Ages 18 & Up
All are welcome, you do not need a Nesmith Library card to attend!
Cemeteries hold invaluable clues to genealogical research. Etched in stone are names, symbols, and abbreviations that not only tell us more about our ancestors, but also about their place in time. Register to attend, and then join us for a presentation by Erin E. Moulton, A Beginner's Guide to Cemetery Sleuthing, at Nesmith Library on Thursday, June 22 at 6 PM. Local genealogist and librarian Erin will cover strategies to help locate your ancestor’s burial place, discuss how to make the most out of a visit, and teach us how to decipher a variety of symbols. The presentation also includes a list of Erin’s favorite cemetery resources. Most of the presentation covers New England cemeteries, though many symbols can be seen nationwide. We are pleased to co-host this program with the Windham Historical Society.
Erin E. Moulton writes books and tracks dead people. As a genealogist, slipping into old records and exploring past lives is something she has done for herself and for others for over 14 years. Erin is a member of the Association of Professional Genealogists, The New Hampshire Historical Society, The New Hampshire Society of Genealogists and more. She serves on the landmark committee for the Black Heritage Trail of New Hampshire and is a part-time reference librarian at the Derry Public Library. She has written several books, mostly for children. You can find her online at www.erinemoulton.com
Questions? Please call Nesmith Library (603-432-7154) or email Adult Programming Librarian Maria
We are pleased to co-host this program with the Windham Historical Society.