Washington County (Maryland) Historical Society Opens New Genealogy Center

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Washington County [Maryland] Historical Society Board President Evelyn Williams, a native Floridian, said the past few days — with Hurricane Matthew pounding the state’s eastern coast — weighed heavy on her mind.

Joined by supporters and local dignitaries, Williams and fellow historical society officials cut a ribbon to officially open the center, a first-of-its-kind resource for residents looking to trace their family lineage.

The event also served as a weekend kickoff for more family-friendly genealogical activities today and Sunday.

“It was a dream of the board of directors for about the last 18 months we’ve been working on this,” said Carol Miller-Schultz, a genealogist who teaches at Hagerstown Community College and is a historical society board member.

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For more information, see the society’s website.

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