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Thursday, March 30
Exploring Your Family History Through Genealogy  (Non-DGS Events of Interest)
6:00 pm to 7:00 pm
Harrington Public Library, 110 E. Center St., Harrington, DE 19952
Presenter: Mike Dixon of the Delaware Humanities Forum
Using a how-to approach, this program gives someone interested in exploring their family history step-by-step instructions in getting started on a genealogical research project. 
 



Saturday, April 1
The War to End All Wars: A Look Back at World War I  (Non-DGS Events of Interest)
Delaware Public Archives, 121 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd. North, Dover, DE 19901
The year 2017 marks the 100th anniversary of the United States’ entry into World War I.  Henry J. Foresman will present a program at the Delaware Public Archives that will examine the political and diplomatic reasons why America decided to send troops to support the allied war effort.  This presentation will provide an overview of America’s contribution to the allied military operations in Europe and will explore the life of the American soldiers who were sent to France to fight in “the war to end all wars.”
Henry J. Foresman, Jr. is a retired Colonel in the United States Army, having served 33 years on active duty.  He is now Director of the Washington Office of the Third Army and has served in his current position at the Pentagon since May 2012. His responsibilities include the coordination and interaction with Department of Defense and Army Staff and Agencies on behalf of the Commanding General Third Army. Other major responsibilities include the Administration of Office; Budget Management; and Congressional interaction. 
The program is free to the public and will last approximately one hour.  No reservations are required.  For more information, contact Tom Summers (302) 744-5047 or e-mail
 


Sunday, April 2
Intermediate Genealogy  (Non-DGS Events of Interest)
1:30 pm to 2:30 pm
Hockessin Public Library, 1023 Valley Rd., Hockessin, DE 19707
Presenter:  Mike Dixon, Delaware Humanities Forum
Join this intermediate level class on genealogy research.  Registration required.  Call (302) 239-5160.


Saturday, April 8
Graves of Delaware Civil War Soldiers  (Non-DGS Events of Interest)
2:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Delaware Public Archives, 121 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd. North, Dover, DE 19901

Speaker: Col. David L. Stricker, Camp 64, Sons of the Union Veterans of the Civil War
Mr. Layton will be speaking about the group’s program to place
star- shaped markers on the graves of Delaware’s Civil War soldiers.