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German Marylanders
Sunday, February 23
German Marylanders  (Local Societies)
3:00 pm
Parkville Senior Center Room 308 (Elevator available) 8601 Harford Road Parkville, Maryland 21234
Every story is important. Whether your ancestors were inventors, manufacturers, brewers or a stay at home mom, they all contributed to American culture. Their every step paved the way.

In this workshop, Ms. Arnold will talk about German history and heritage here in Maryland. Her website is dedicated to those of German ancestry. Some are recent arrivals, but for the most part, the pages contain information about German ancestors that arrived in America many years ago and settled here in Maryland.
Speaker: Shelley Arnold
She began researching her German roots in 2000. Shelley was instrumental in 2013 in having October declared German-American Heritage Month by the Maryland General Assembly. 
She is the webmaster of the German Marylanders website ( and has a Facebook page with the same title. Her passion, after her family, is doing whatever possible to preserve the German heritage and culture here in Maryland. Besides family research, both hers and that for others, she researches and writes about the German history here in Maryland. She is an archivist for Zion Lutheran Church in the City of Baltimore. She is the editor of the German Society of Maryland’s Vereinsnachrichten, and has written for German Life Magazine. She is an active member of several of the German clubs in the area including the German Society of Maryland, the Edelweiss Club, Society for the History of Germans in Maryland,

Palatines to America National Conference
Wednesday, June 17 through Saturday, June 20
Palatines to America National Conference  (Regional Societies)
Wednesday, June 17, Key Essentials of German Genealogy
Thursday, June 18, Tour of Over-the-Rhine District
Friday, June 19, Sessions with Daniel Jones:
Record Types & Resources, Using Non-parish Registers, Swiss Research, & Using Geography in Research
Saturday, June 20, Sessions with Dr. Michael D. Lacopo:
German Immigrant Experience in 18th Century, Identifying German Origins, German Genealogy on the Internet, Overcome Brick Walls in Pennsylvania Research
Vendors, Exhibitors, Resource Room with “Ask the E
Full Conference Package for Members, $175, includes lectures, handouts, syllabus
, Friday lunch Friday banquet,
Saturday lunch.