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March 13, 2019

Contact: Jason Harris
Chisholm Trail Museum, Oklahoma Historical Society
Office: 405-375-5176

Tracing Your Roots Genealogy Class at Chisholm Trail Museum

KINGFISHER, Okla. — On Saturday, March 30, from 1 to 4 p.m. the Chisholm Trail Museum in Kingfisher will offer Tracing Your Roots, a class designed to teach individuals genealogy skills and resources from the basics through advanced research. Topics include beginning genealogical research, record keeping, use of census records, accessing newspapers, American Indian genealogical research, accessing Oklahoma Historical Society archival information, identifying tools for success and more. The class will be led by Laura Martin, deputy director of the Oklahoma Historical Society Research Center.

The cost for the class is $25 per person or $40 per pair. Payment must be received to secure registration. Registration is limited to 30. For more information about the Tracing Your Roots class or the Chisholm Trail Museum, please call 405-375-5176 or visit www.ctokmuseum.org.

The Chisholm Trail Museum is located at 605 Zellers Ave. in Kingfisher. The museum’s regular hours of operation are Tuesday through Saturday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Admission is $5 for adults, $4 for seniors ages 60 and older, $3 for children ages 6 to 18, and free for children 5 and under, and includes admission to the A. J. Seay Mansion.

The Chisholm Trail Museum is an affiliate of the Oklahoma Historical Society. The mission of the Oklahoma Historical Society is to collect, preserve and share the history and culture of the state of Oklahoma and its people. Founded in 1893 by members of the Territorial Press Association, the OHS maintains museums, historic sites and affiliates across the state. Through its research archives, exhibits, educational programs and publications the OHS chronicles the rich history of Oklahoma. For more information about the OHS, please visit www.okhistory.org.


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