Researching family history can be easier with the right tools and resources.
History and genealogy events are being held in Manassas this month.
The Ruth E. Lloyd Information Center (RELIC) is hosting the programs at the Bull Run Regional Library, which is at 8051 Ashton Avenue.
Here is information about the events that are taking place, according to a release from the county:
- March 13, 2 p.m. — Genealogist Jennifer Banks will discuss how citizens can use FamilySearch.org, which offers family trees and resources.
- March 19, 7 p.m. — Patrick O’Neill, an archeologist and cartographer, is presenting on Thoroughfare Gap. He will cover lost deeds, land grants and cemeteries located on the site. The Civil War Battle of Thoroughfare Gap was one part of the Battle of Second Manassas
- March 27, 2 p.m. — Darlene Hunter from RELIC will lead Genealogy 101: Getting Started. Class participants will learn about the resources needed in order to do research.
Those interested in attending the programs must register by calling 703-792-4540 or emailing email@example.com.