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Fairfield County Genealogy Society
2019 Announcements


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Thursday, January 17, 2019
Fairfield County Genealogy Society Monthly Board Meeting
Fairfield County Museum Research Library
231 S. Congress St., Winnsboro, SC 29180 (Map)
10:00 AM - 11:00 PM Meeting


Saturday, January 26, 2019, 11:30 AM
Fairfield County Genealogy Society Field Trip (Flyer)
South Carolina Railroad Museum
110 Industrial Park Road, Winnsboro, SC 29180 (Directions)
(all times approximate times)

  11:30 AM - 12:00 PM - Prepare to Board from the South Carolina Railroad Museum Station
  12:00 PM - 12:30 PM - Ride on the Rockton, Rion & Western Railroad to Historic Rion Quarry
  12:30 PM - 01:30 PM - Little Pig BBQ catered all you can eat Dinner (lunch) at Rion Station
  01:30 PM - 02:00 PM - Ride on the Rockton, Rion & Western Railroad back to SCR Station
  02:00 PM - 04:00 PM - South Carolina Railroad Museum

$35 / reservation (includes train ride and Little Pigs all you can eat BBQ buffet)
FCGS members ask about reservation discount
Limited to 40 reservations; so please get your reservations soon!

  Reservations: call Eddie Killian (803) 635-9811 or click link
  or Email FCGS (fairfieldgenealogy@truvista.net)

Thursday, February 21, 2019, 10:30 AM
Fairfield County Genealogy Library (2nd floor of Fairfield County Museum)
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM - The Fairfield County Genealogy Society Board Meeting


Thursday, February 21, 2019, 6:00 PM (Flyer)
The "Green Book" (About) & Mamie "Peanut" Johnson (About)
Presented by Sonya Hodges-Grantham, Columbia, SC (About)
Sam's Ice Cream Shop, 159 S. Congress St, Winnsboro, SC 29180 (Directions)


Thursday, March 21, 2019, 6:00 PM
Understanding How to Adequately Utilize Roots and Recall (Flyer) (Web Site)
Presented by Wade B. Fairey, Sr., Rock Hill, SC (Info)
Chinese Buffet, U.S. 321 Bypass, Winnsboro, SC 29180 (Directions)


Saturday, March 30, 2019, 6:00 PM until...
Old Fashion Reunion - Exhibits, BBQ, Old Timey Cornbread and Soul Food (Flyer)
Presented by Sonya Hodges-Grantham, Columbia, SC (About)
Sam's Ice Cream Shop, 159 S. Congress St, Winnsboro, SC 29180 (Directions)


Tartan Day South
Annual Event Taking Place Around National Tartan Day & Celebrating Celtic Heritage
Saturday, April 6, 2019, 8:30 AM until 5:30 PM
FCGS Booth Featuring Fairfield County and Its Scotch-Irish Ancestors
Historic Columbia Speedway, 2001 Charleston Highway, Cayce, SC 29033 (Directions)


Thursday, April 18, 2019, 6:00 PM
Arlington at Rest, Arlington, Virginia (Flyer)
Presented by Steven A. Campbell, Montgomery County, NC Historical Society (Bio)
Chinese Buffet, U.S. 321 Bypass, Winnsboro, SC 29180 (Directions)


Thursday, May 23, 2019, 6:00 PM
Robert E. Lee Not Just A Soldier (Flyer)
Presented by Steven A. Campbell, Montgomery County, NC Historical Society (Bio)
Chinese Buffet, U.S. 321 Bypass, Winnsboro, SC 29180 (Directions)