Burke History Day 2016: Finding YOUR History!

Saturday, November 5th – 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Burke Centre Library, 5935 Freds Oak Road, Burke, VA 22015

Burke History Day 2016 will be held from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Saturday, November 5th, at Burke Centre Library!  This year’s theme is “Finding YOUR History!”  Throughout the day, we’ll have exhibits, help desks, and presentations to jump-start or fine-tune your own historical and genealogical research!  As usual, we’ll also have plenty of children’s activities and displays on the rich and varied history of the Burke area!

Presentations include:

10 a.m. – 11 a.m.

11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.

1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.

2:30 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.

4:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Searching Newspaper Archives

Interpreting Historic Maps & Aerials

Using FamilySearch

Records of the National Archives

Conducting Oral Histories

Burke History Day is a free, public exhibition held annually by the Burke Historical Society.  We invite everyone to come out and join the fun!