Empire State Exploration: The Hudson Valley

Monday, March 20 - Wednesday, March 22
Sponsored by the New York Genealogical and Biographical Society

This event is SOLD OUT. Register above to join the wait list.

From its bucolic farms and orchards to its seat as a hotbed of Revolutionary War hostilities, the Hudson Valley is steeped in both beauty and history.

Join the NYG&B and a guest expert for an online exploration of resources for tracing ancestors in the Hudson Valley from the 1700s to the 1800s. New York counties covered during these sessions include Columbia, Dutchess, Greene, Orange, Putnam, Rensselaer, Rockland, Ulster, and Westchester.

Courses run 11:30am–4pm each day.

Online sessions include:

  • Special guest expert genealogist: Jane Wilcox, Forget-Me-Not Ancestry
  • Lectures on a range of topics, including how to find tenant farmer ancestors
  • Individual consultation sessions
  • Group Q&A periods

Course Fee

  • $469 (members)
  • $579 (nonmembers)

About Empire State Exploration

The Empire State Exploration program is an ideal interactive experience for tracing New York ancestors online under the guidance of 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 expert genealogist, lectures, individual consultation sessions, and group Q&A periods. Participants have access to materials for 30 days following the program.

See all 2023 Empire State Exploration courses.