Wednesday, January 12, 2011

CGSSD Meeting on Saturday, 15 January: "Using Google Earth to Map Your Ancestor's Home"

From email from Judy Davis, VP-Admin for the Computer Genealogy Society of San Diego:

The next meeting will be held on Saturday, January 15, 2011 from to . Here are the details:

PARKING will be free until further notice.

- User groups:
Family Tree Maker
*  Macintosh;
*  SIG: Beginning Computer Genealogy. (Beginners: Please Remember to Bring a Copy of Your Pedigree Chart.)

- Announcements followed by:

“Using Google Earth to Map Your Ancestor’s Home”
by David Armstrong and Anne J. Miller, Ph.D.

    This presentation is an overview of what can be done by combining land records with Google Earth. Topics covered include: Google Earth Settings, Using the Sidebar, Adding Content and Organization.

    David J. Armstrong is a professional genealogist specializing in combining historical records with technology in order to enhance our understanding of ancestors’ lives. David’s background as a leader in math and computer education has served him well in his genealogical endeavors. He is a member of NGS, APG, and numerous regional and local genealogical societies.

    Anne J. Miller, Ph.D. is a professional genealogist, an historian, and a psychologist specializing in combining genealogical and historical resources to provide a better understanding of people. Anne does genealogical and historical research for others and gives presentations. She has published in both genealogical and historical journals.

We meet at the Robinson Auditorium complex on the University of California, San Diego (UCSD) campus in La Jolla. From
North Torrey Pine Road
turn at
Pangea Drive
into UCSD. Parking is available in the parking garage on the left; use any A, B, or S space. Signs will mark directions to our meeting room. Please refer to our website or the Graduate School of International Relations and Pacific Studies website for driving directions and a map.
- Break, refreshments

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