Discover Your Italian Roots with Lo Schiavo Genealogica and Rich Roots Genealogy

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Saturday, June 3 | 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Senator John Heinz History Center - 1212 Smallman Street - Pittsburgh, PA,15222

There's still time to register for the History Center's in-depth Italian Genealogy Workshop featuring genealogists Melanie Holtz, CG of Lo Schiavo Genealogica and Rich Venezia of Rich Roots Genealogy for a workshop on delving into your family history in Italy. Benefiting beginner and seasoned genealogists alike, this workshop will provide guidance on acquiring Italian American dual citizenship and beginning your family research in Italy.

This instructional workshop will also include guidance on using the History Center's Italian American Collection to contextualize your local family history here in Western Pennsylvania. Experts from the Diocese of Pittsburgh Archives and Records Center, the Pennsylvania Department of the Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh, North Hills Genealogists, Roots in the Boot, Green Tree Family History Center, Western Pennsylvania Genealogical Society, and Istituto Mondo Italiano will share information on resources available locally to enhance your genealogical research. Representatives from each will be on hand to share best practices and tips with fellow researchers.

Space is limited and advanced registration is required. This workshop costs $40 for non-members and $30 for History Center members. Please register online.

If you are a History Center member, please enter the membership code: MEMBER in the promo code box to receive the membership discount. You will be asked to present proof of your membership at check-in.

Box lunches are available for an additional $10.95. For more information, contact Sierra Green at or 412-454-6361

SOURCE: Senator John Heinz History Center

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