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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.

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.