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Salute to Veterans Volume II

NorthEast Alabama Genealogical Society is working on Salute to The Veterans of Etowah County Vol. II. If you have someone that served since 1898 and lived or registered in Etowah County, and they were not included in Volume I of the book, we would love to include them in this book.  Click the link in the header …

Join us for Spring Seminar 2018

J Mark Lowe

Spring Seminar 2018 Please join us for Spring Seminar 2018 being held Saturday, March 24, 2018, from 8:30 AM — 3:00 PM at the Downtown Civic Center (formerly called the Senior Activity Center), 623 Broad Street (Rear Entrance), Gadsden, Alabama 35901.  It is our honor to present the renowned genealogist J. Mark Lowe, CG, FUGA as our speaker this year.We hope you will …

FamilySearch Discontinuing Microfilm Distribution Services

In case you haven’t already heard, FamilySearch will discontinue its microfilm distribution services on September 1, 2017.  According to the FamilySearch website, the last day to order microfilm is August 31, 2017.  If you would like more information, click here.  Apparently, this is happening because the advances in technology are making microfilm obsolete.  Many digital images …

The Vietnam Memorial Moving Wall

The Vietnam Memorial Moving Wall

The Vietnam Memorial Moving Wall The Vietnam Memorial Moving Wall has been on display in Gadsden since May 11th and will be here through May 15th.  If you haven’t done so already, I suggest you visit.  I stopped by Saturday and was deeply touched seeing all the names of those who sacrificed their lives.  I found …