Once upon a time, local societies would meet in person. Perhaps you recall those far-off days. They are returning — all being well, and as hybrids giving you the choice of travelling to the event or staying by a screen at home.
For your calendar, Ottawa Branch of the Ontario Genealogical Society, otherwise Ontario Ancestors (O),ss and the British Isles Family History Society of Greater Ottawa (B) monthly meeting presentations for the fall are:
Saturday 10 September, 10 am (B)
Laughlin McKinnon, presented by Suzanne Lesage
Saturday, 17 September, 1 pm (O)
Genealogy As A Historical Tool: The Case Of The Minnie Bell, presented by Paul Harrison, Workers’ History Museum
Saturday 8 October, 10 am (B)
Alfred Guidal and his land occupancy maps of Ontario, presented by Bruce S Elliott.
Saturday, 15 October, 1 pm (O)
Robert Harris: A Soldier’s Journey, presented by Julia Scott.
Saturday 12 November, 10 am (B)
Stories from the War, presented by Crol Arnett.
Saturday, 19 November, 1 pm (O)
I Found Them… They’re Mine, presented by Gordon L. McBean.
Saturday 10 December 10 am (B)
Great Moments in Genealogy (?)
Saturday, 10 December, 1 pm (O)
The Genealogical Adventures of Lois Long, presented by Janet Uren.
See the BIFHSGO website for information on the “before BIFHSGO” presentations starting at 9 am. Meetings are at Knox Presbyterian Church (Lisgar & Elgin) in downtown Ottawa
Ottawa Branch OGS invites you to a social period starting at 30 minutes prior to the presentation. Meetings are at the City Archives building, 100 Tallwood, Nepean, and on Zoom,
All these events are open to the public at no charge.