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
  • April 19: 10am-4pm
  • Closed April 21
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 April 19
  • Closed April 21
865-215-8801
Second Floor
Hours
  • M-F: 8am-4:30pm
  • Closed Dec. 24 & 25
  • Closed April 19
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
    February 7, 2015 - 1:00pm to 3:00pm

    Students 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 records, family trees, catalog of library items, scanned genealogical books, research guides, forms and maps, free online genealogical classes, guide to other free online...

  • @ The East Tennessee History Center
    January 31, 2015 - 1:00pm to 4:00pm

    Come learn how to begin your family search using family, governmental, library, and electronic resources. Instructor: Ann Blomquist, MEd.  Pre-registration opens January 20. Call 865-215-8809.

  • @ The East Tennessee History Center
    January 17, 2015 - 1:00pm to 3:00pm

    Students use an individual computer to explore the five major sites:  Ancestry, Family Search, Roots Web, Google, Genealogy in Time.  Limited to 22 participants.  Instructor: Eric Head, BA and/or George K. Schweitzer, PhD, ScD.  Pre- registration required; begins January 5. Call 865-215-8809.  Bring birth dates and birth places of parents and...

  • @ The East Tennessee History Center
    December 6, 2014 - 1:00pm to 4:00pm

    Celebrate the season by exploring the 32 main auxiliary websites of exceptional value to genealogical researchers.  Students will have access to individual computers and will be guided by the staff of the East Tennessee Genealogical School.  Limited to 32 celebrants.  Pre-registration is required and will begin on November 24, 2014.  Please...

  • @ The East Tennessee History Center
    November 8, 2014 - 1:00pm to 3:00pm

    This class will focus on finding your Revolutionary War ancestor, service records, pension records, bounty land records, battle records, regimental histories, burials, obituaries, descendants of veterans, and loyalist records.  Instructor: Eric Head, BA, and/or Dr. George Schweitzer, PhD, ScD.  Pre-registration is required and is available...

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

    Students will use individual computers to access the oldest and one of the richest free genealogy sites.  Many millions of items including names, surname lists, mailing lists, atlases/gazetteers, birth, census, church, court, death, deed, directory, divorce, foreign, land, marriage, military, mortality, native American, naturalization,...

  • @ The East Tennessee History Center
    October 4, 2014 - 1:00pm to 3:00pm

    While using your own computer, you will access vast numbers of records for the following types: military (Revolution, 1812, Mexican, Civil, Indian, World Wars I & II), pension, city directories, homestead, naturalization, early passports, and native Americans.  Instructor: Eric Head, BA, and/or Dr. George Schweitzer, PhD, ScD.  Limited to...

  • @ The East Tennessee History Center
    September 13, 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...

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