Sorry you missed the 2019 trip – watch for details for 2020 trip
December 3 – 11, 2019
Travel to America’s foremost research destination!
This small group tour is designed for genealogists; non-researchers are welcome, too.
Please join the West Valley Genealogical Society for our annual trip to our nation’s capitol, Washington DC!
VISIT THE “BIG THREE” and MEET KEY PEOPLE WHO CAN HELP YOU SOLVE YOUR RESEARCH PROBLEMS
Four orientations introduce you to the unique resources:
After each orientation, you are free to pursue your personal research.
- Examine original military pension files and federal census schedules at the National Archives.
- Pinpoint ancestral homes, and historic battlefields immigration routes anywhere in the world at the Library of Congress (the largest collections of cartographic materials in the world).
Evaluate lineages and supporting documentation in member application files at the DAR Library.
Library of Congress
Costs, accommodation and travel specifics are here in more details!