Monday, September 18, 2017

American Ancestors Upcoming Webinar

The following is from the New England Historic Genealogical Society.

Upcoming Webinar—Watch from Home!
Introduction to Heraldry in America
Thursday, September 28, 2017, 3:00 - 4:00 PM EDT 
Presented by Nathaniel Lane Taylor, PhD, FASG
Free and open to the public
Heraldic symbols are all around us, from state seals to institutional emblems to family heirlooms. Yet the significance behind these cultural and familial symbols is often misunderstood. Discover the history of heraldry in America from colonial times to present day. Join esteemed Vice Chairman of the NEHGS Committee on Heraldry Nathaniel Lane Taylor, PhD, FASG to learn how heraldry can enrich your family history research.
Can't attend a live broadcast? Not a problem! You will be able to watch a recording of the presentation on our website following the broadcast. 
About the Speaker

Nathaniel Lane Taylor of Barrington, Rhode Island, is Editor and Publisher of The American Genealogist. He holds a PhD in medieval European history and taught medieval and modern history at Harvard (where he was a resident dean) and elsewhere for twelve years. Historical interests include the history of genealogy in pre-modern and modern times. Genealogical interests range from medieval Spain, France, and Britain, to colonial New England and Virginia.
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