Erie PA Genealogy Weekly for April 7, 2013

Local events and other goings-on for genealogy and family history enthusiasts in Erie County, Pennsylvania

The Erie Society for Genealogical Research will hold its monthly meeting on Tuesday April 9, 2013, at 7PM at the Erie History Center, 419 State Street Erie PA 16501. This month’s speaker is Elaine McCleary, who will give a talk about “Uncle Sam.” Doors open  at 6:40 and close at 7:10. Call 454-1813 x29 for more information.

Transportation historian Kenneth C. Springirth will speak about his latest book Erie to Cleveland by Trolley. Mr. Springirth’s talk will be held in the Admiral Room of the Erie County Public Library on Sunday, April 14th, at 2pm, as part of the library’s week long celebration of National Library Week. Debbi Lyon, author of the popular blog “Old Time Erie,” is giving a talk on Tuesday, April 16th, at 7pm, in the library’s Heritage Room.

Dr. Verel R. Salmon will speak about his recently published book, Common Men in the War for the Common Man,  at a book signing event at Werner Books, 3514 Liberty Street, Liberty Plaza, Erie PA, on Saturday April 13th, 11am-1pm.

Tickets for the Erie Historical Society’s April 25th Historic Sixth Street Walking Tour, are on sale here. Call 454-1813 x24 for more information.

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