Cumberland County Heritage Network Society

Monday, May 11, 2009

Cumberland 250

Cumberland County Genealogical Society will be presenting their CUMBERLAND 250, Celebrating Our Heritage – Genealogy Presentations & Bus Tours at the Wandlyn Inn in Amherst, Nova Scotia on August 14th to 16th.

This wonderful celebration of our County heritage is being organized by the Cumberland County Genealogical Society to celebrate the 250th year of the founding of Cumberland County, Speakers at the events will include: David A. Lambert, Terry Punch, Bill Hamilton, Rhianna Edwards, Al Smith, Stan Balch, Art Brown and Ruby Bjarnason. Cumberland 250 will include a Heritage Centre featuring Down Memory Lane DVD viewing, booths by local museums and historical societies, and book sales tables. After the buffet turkey dinner on Saturday evening keynote speaker David A. Lambert of New England Historic Genealogical Society will discuss DNA use in Genealogy. The Cumberland County Genealogical Society will offer three bus tours of pioneer graveyards and local museums on Sunday. Early bird registration will be on May 15th, seating limited, register early. Payment can be made via PayPal.

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