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Family history gets a festival with RootsTech Pittsburgh day

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By Emma Deihle
Thursday, June 19, 2014, 8:55 p.m.
 

The first annual RootsTech Pittsburgh Family History Day will take place June 21 at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Oakland.

The program will feature a variety of genealogical classes taught by local experts, including members of the Western Pennsylvania Genealogical Society and the Afro-American Historical and Genealogical Society. Topics range from Googling your ancestors to finding family members in religious archives.

An internet cafe will be available to do online searches. Attendees are encouraged to bring their own wireless devices.

The event will be from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. at 250 N. Dithridge St. Admission is free, but participants should register beforehand. Details: www.rootstechpittsburgh.org

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