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Tuesday, January 1 through Sunday, September 1
New Book & Exhibit: The Claggetts of Newport  (Other Organization Events)
Newport, Rhode Island
A new exhibit at the Newport Historical Society explores the “Life and Work of William Claggett.” This exhibit is running in coordination with an exhibit of William Claggett clocks at the Redwood Library & Athenæum, “The Claggetts of Newport: Master Clockmakers in Colonial America,” up until April 2019.
 The Newport Historical Society has opened a new exhibit “My small Ability” The Life and Work of William Claggett at their Resource Center, 82 Touro Street, Newport, RI, which will be open to the public Monday-Friday 10 am-3 pm daily (excepting holidays and staff availability) until September 2019.
This exhibit was inspired by the newly released book Claggett: Newport’s Illustrious Clockmaker by Donald L. Fennimore & Frank L. Hohmann III. The book features three clockmakers William Claggett, his apprentice James Wady, and Thomas Claggett, a family member.
“My small Ability” exhibit will highlight the works and life of William Claggett set against the backdrop of Newport 1715-1760.



Wednesday, April 3 through Saturday, April 6
2019 NERGC Conference  (Conferences)
Manchester, NH
The 2019 New England Regional Genealogical Conference will be April 3-6, 2019 at the Radisson Hotel in Manchester, New Hampshire. Anyone thinking they might like to attend and would like to share a ride or a hotel room get in touch with Helen Smith, 530 West Reach Drive, Jamestown, RI 02835, 401- 423-0442, HHSCTC@aol.com, and she will try to match people up.
Visit www.nergc.org/2019-conference/ for more information about the conference.


Saturday, April 6
The 34th Annual RI Statewide Historic Preservation Conference  (Conferences)
East Providence
Preservation, Recreation and Sport: Rhode Island’s preservation conference is bound for East Providence – a longtime leisure destination known for its historic amusement parks, clubs, golf courses, and extensive bike trails. The 34th Annual Rhode Island Statewide Historic Preservation Conference will explore the architecture and history of leisure in Rhode Island, including:
• Preservation of historic sports and recreation facilities
• Planning for recreation trails in historic settings
• Historic roadside architecture
• Dynamic interpretive/ programming initiatives
• Landscape conservation projects
The conference is a program of the Rhode Island Historical Preservation & Heritage Commission with the City of East Providence, East Providence Historical Society, and other partners. Stay up to date on conference announcements. All conference information will be online at www.preservationconferenceri. com. For more information, send an email with your name to ripresconf@gmail.com or call Janet Balletto at 401- 222-2078.



Wednesday, May 8 through Saturday, May 11
NGS 2019 Family History Conference  (Conferences)
St. Charles, Missouri
The upcoming NGS 2019 Family History Conference will be held in St. Charles, Missouri, and will offer the best and most expansive series of lectures to advance your research. St. Charles is easily accessible with a smalltown feel and an abundance of history.
The NGS Family History Conference, May 8-11, 2019 is your opportunity to choose from more than 150 lectures presented by many nationally recognized speakers, explore an exhibit hall filled with more than 80 exhibitors, and network with more than 2,000 genealogists. Every NGS conference has a different theme with a new program top to bottom—so there is always more to learn and discover. Register for the Family History Conference starting December 1, 2018.
Visit ngsgenealogy.org for more info.



Saturday, June 15 through Wednesday, June 19
2019 German Genealogy Conference  (Conferences)
Sacramento CA
Scheduled for June, 2019.
The International German Genealogy
Partnership, which seeks to facilitate
German genealogy research globally, is
pleased to announce that hotel reservations
for its 2019 conference are open as
of March 1, 2018. The IGGP requests your
assistance in sharing this information
with your organizations.
The partnership will offer three days
of German-centric presentations in
multiple tracks during its international
conference in Sacramento, Calif., in June
2019. The theme, STRIKE IT RICH! with
Connections 2 Discoveries, follows on the
Connections theme of the IGGP’s 2017
inaugural conference. For further details
on the conference visit: iggpartner.org.