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Fairfield County Genealogy Society
Dates to Remember

 Conferences & Workshops


 Mark your calendars and check back for updates.

 The Fairfield County Genealogy Society is pleased to announce the following workshops and events.
 Programs and workshops are for the society's members, however,
 the public is invited to attend any that might be of interest to them.
 Board meetings are for the society's members.
 Other non-FCGS events are posted for and to give general notice to the public.

Thursday, August 17, 2017
Fairfield County Research Library & Resource Archives
2nd Floor of the Fairfield County Museum
231 S. Congress St., Winnsboro, SC 29180 (Map)
5:00 PM FCGS Board Meeting
7:00 PM Wrap-up DNA Summer Workshops + Genomate Tool
Nancy Available Thursday Afternoons 1:00-4:00 PM
Sign-up For Assistance By Emailing

The Great American Eclipse
Information (PDF)

The Sun and the Coming Eclipse Public Lecture
Sunday, August 20, 2017, 7:00 PM
Christ Central Community Center next to Fairfield County Museum
235 S. Congress St., Winnsboro, SC 29180 (Map)

The Total Eclipse Public Viewing Party
Monday, August 21, 2017, 1:00 PM until 4:00 PM
Garden Street Park Ball Field
1 N. Garden St., Winnsboro, SC 29180 (Map)

presented & sponsored by Davidson College, Fairfield County Museum & Fairfield Historical Society

Saturday, September 9, 2017
38th Anniversary of the Augusta Genealogical Society Homecoming Seminar
Registration: 8:00 AM until 8:45 AM - Seminar 9:00 AM until 4:00 PM
Wesley United Methodist Church, 825 N. Belair Road, Evans, GA 30809 (Map)
"Research: The Ties That Binds Us Genealogists"
Guest Speaker: J. Mark Lowe, CG FUGA
Presentation Topics
The Migration Triangle: Virginia, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee
Out on a Limb, Trapped by Research
Land Barons or Dirt Farmers: Finding Land Transactions
Early Registration & Information

Friday, September 15, 2017
Midlands Tech Center
1674 US 321 Bus., Winnsboro, SC 29180 (Map)
5:30 PM FCGS Board Meeting
7:00 PM WWI Veterans Program
(tentative, check back later)
by Jack Myers

Friday & Saturday, September 15 & 16, 2017
Southern Studies Showcase
Celebrating the Roots of SC History & Heritage

Hosted by
Old Edgefield District Genealogical Society
and Edgefield Civic League
Registration: 9:30 AM until
D. A. Thompkins Library, Edgefield, SC (Map)
Registraction Form & More Detailed Information

Sunday, September 17th, 2:00 PM until 5:00 PM
7th Annual St. Paul / Old Zion Heritage Day
St. Paul Baptist Church, Halsellville
2344 West End Rd, Chester, SC 29706 (Map)
Reserve Your Copy of the 2017 Souvenir Book Publication
Order Form & More Information
Please Order by: July 15, 2017
Email: or call (803) 581-1545

Thursday, October 19, 2017
Fairfield County Research Library & Resource Archives
2nd Floor of the Fairfield County Museum
231 S. Congress St., Winnsboro, SC 29180 (Map)
5:30 PM FCGS Board & Annual Business Planning Meeting

Friday, November 17, 2017
Offsite TBD, Winnsboro, SC
5:30 PM FCGS Annual Business Meeting
7:00 PM Thanksgiving & Christmas Dinner

Sunday, December 10, 2017
Fairfield County Museum
231 S. Congress St., Winnsboro, SC 29180 (Map)
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM Christmas Gala
Public event, light refreshments
Jointly presented by the
Fairfield County Museum
Fairfield County Historical Society
Fairfield County Genealogy Society
Winnsboro Garden Club

Thursday, December 21, 2017
No Board Meeting This Month
Hope y'all have a safe and enjoyable Christmas

For more information, please contact:
Frances Lee O’Neal at email: or call (803) 635-3027 (leaving a message)

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