NYG&B Premier Events and Seminars

The New York State Family History Conference

The gathering point for New York genealogy and family history. This year’s event will feature in-person and virtual programs and events in New York City and Buffalo, alongside access to 20 on-demand sessions.

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NYSFHC Conference 2022 Reception

Lecture at the NYG&B Education Center

Book Talks, Workshops, Colloquiums, and More

In 2023 we're keeping our calendar full year round! Every month you'll find a mix of genealogical deep dives, lectures from leading historians, and the latest in family history tech and digitization—and many of our events will be held both online and in-person in our beautiful NYC headquarters.

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Online Learning at the NYG&B

The New York Family History School

Learn at your own pace through guided, on-demand sessions focusing on a specific family history topic. Tuition includes access to five sessions for 60-days, two live group sessions, syllabus materials, a certificate of completion, and an invitation to the annual online New York Family History School alumni reception.

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A Game of Copenhagen - May Parties, Central Park, New York City

English: Steamer C.W. Morse, at Albany, NY<br />
 - Postcard dated 1907

Empire State Exploration

An ideal interactive experience for tracing your New York ancestors online with genealogy experts. Participants join a small online group of fellow researchers for three daylong, at-home sessions of guided research and learning. Each online session is held live and features a special guest genealogist, lectures, individual consultation sessions, and group Q&A periods. Participants have access to materials for 30 days following the program.

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Travel and Discover with the NYG&B

Research Trips with the NYG&B

Our research tours are an ideal setting for those just beginning their genealogy search or seeking answers to longstanding New York questions. Registration includes a pre-consultation with a professional genealogist and lectures to prepare you for the onsite guidance offered throughout the program. Register early, as a limited number of spaces are available for each tour and often sell out quickly.

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Research session at the State Archives in Albany

Folk Park in Northern Ireland

Heritage Tours

Join the NYG&B on exclusive international trips to explore ancestral homelands through specially curated small group tours. Under the skilled guidance of NYG&B staff and knowledgeable local experts, participants can delve into the past and connect with the current culture through these heritage trips. Come along with us in 2023 on an unforgettable journey to Germany’s Palatine region!

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