Second Floor
Hours
  • M-F: 8am - 5pm
865-215-8824, eths@eastTNhistory.org
First Floor
Hours
  • M-F: 9am - 4pm
  • Sat: 10am - 4pm
  • Sun: 1pm - 5pm
  • Closed Nov. 22
  • Nov. 23 10am - 4pm
865-215-8830
Third Floor
Hours
  • M-Tu: 9am - 8:30 pm
  • W-F: 9am - 5:30 pm
  • Sat: 9am - 5pm
  • Sun: 1pm - 5pm
  • Closed Nov. 22
865-215-8801
Second Floor
Hours
  • M-F: 8am-4:30pm
  • Closed Nov. 22
865-215-8800

Genealogy Workshops

Interested in family history but don't know where to start?  Or simply want to sharpen your skills?  Beginner or seasoned, you will find a class to match your interest and level of experience.  Class size is limited and pre-registration is required for most classes.  Pre-registration begins on the date indicated with each class.  Call 865-215-8809 to register.  Schedule of classes listed below.

Previous Genealogy Workshops

  • @ The East Tennessee History Center
    March 15, 2014 - 1:00pm to 3:00pm

    Students will use individual computers to access the billions of records and features of Family Search, the largest free genealogical internet site.  Items to be explored include available records, family trees, catalog of library items, scanned genealogical books, detailed research guides, forms and maps, free online genealogical classes,...

  • @ The East Tennessee History Center
    February 22, 2014 - 1:00pm to 3:00pm

    Let us help you find your Civil War ancestors as well as service records, pension records, battle records, regimental histories, burials, and obituaries.  Please bring names and states of known or suspected Civil War ancestors to class.  Instuctor: Eric Head, BA, and/or Dr. George Schweitzer, PhD, ScD.  Limited to 22 participants and pre-...

  • @ The East Tennessee History Center
    January 18, 2014 - 1:00pm to 3:00pm

    Trace your roots while having fun.  Students use an individual computer to explore the four major sites: Ancestry, Family Search, Roots Web, and Google.  Limited to 22 participants.  Please bring birth dates and birth places of parents and grandparents.  Instructor Eric Head, BA and/or Dr. George Schweitzer, PhD, ScD.  Pre-registration is...

  • @ The East Tennessee History Center
    December 7, 2013 - 1:00pm to 4:00pm

    Celebrate the season by exploring on an individual computer the 32 main auxiliary web sites of exceptional value to genealogical searchers.  To guide you and to celebrate with you: the staff of the East TN Genealogical School. Limited to 32 celebrants. Pre-registration required; begins November 25. Call 865-215-8809.

  • @ The East Tennessee History Center
    November 23, 2013 - 1:00pm to 4:00pm

    Advanced techniques in genealogical research; special attention to primary sources. Instructor: Ann Blomquist, MEd. Limited to 22 participants. Pre-registration required; begins November 12. Call 865-215-8809.

  • @ The East Tennessee History Center
    November 9, 2013 - 1:00pm to 3:00pm

    Students use individual computers to access vast numbers of records of the following types: military (Revolution, 1812, Mexican, Civil, Indian, World Wars I & II), pension, city directories, homestead, naturalization, early passports, native Americans. Limited to 22 participants. Instructor: Eric Head, BA and/or George K....

  • @ The East Tennessee History Center
    October 26, 2013 - 1:00pm to 3:00pm

    Students use an individual computer to find their War of 1812 ancestor, and to search for his service records, bounty land record, pension record, regimental history, and state information. Limited to 22 participants. Instructor: Eric Head, BA and/or George K. Schweitzer, PhD, ScD. Pre-registration required; begins October 14. Call...

  • @ The East Tennessee History Center
    October 12, 2013 - 1:00pm to 3:00pm

    Students use an individual computer to explore the four major sites. Limited to 22 participants. Instructor: Eric Head, BA and/or George K. Schweitzer, PhD, ScD. Pre-registration required; begins September 30. Call 865-215-8809. Bring birth-dates and birth places of parents and grandparents.

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