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Saturday, April 1
Voices From The Past  (Local Events)
1:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Historic Elmwood/Pinewood and Settlers Cemeteries
Postponed Due to Weather! Check back for new date...
Voices From The Past is a unique living history event that tells the stories of our founding fathers, civic leaders, pioneering women, and a few interesting characters. Guests are invited to take a "spirited stroll" through Charlotte’s historic cemeteries and interact with portrayers as they tell the stories of the men and women who helped make Charlotte what it is today.  

Tuesday, April 4
A Royal Event That Occurred at Roanoke Island in 1984  (Charlotte's 250th Anniversary)
1:30 pm
Reynolda Manor Branch, Forsyth Co. Library, 2839 Fairlawn Dr NW, Winston-Salem
The Forsyth County Genealogical Society April meeting is:  “A Royal Event That Occurred at Roanoke Island in 1984.” Guest speaker Andrew Mackie, a local historian and president of the Yadkin County Historical Society, will talk about the festivities at which he was present on July 13, 1984, celebrating the 400th anniversary of the Roanoke Island Settlement. In recognition of the upcoming coronation of King Charles III, scheduled for May 6, 2023, Andrew will discuss the occasion when Her Royal Highness the Princess Anne, King Charles’s younger sister, arrived at Roanoke Island to attend the dedication of the Elizabeth II, a 16th-century sailing ship similar to what the colonists arrived in 400 years before. The vessel was constructed on a site at the Manteo waterfront, and is now berthed in Shallowbag Bay at Roanoke Island Festival Park.

Wednesday, April 12
April Olde Meck Meeting - How To Plan A Research Trip  (Monthly Meeting)
7:30 pm
Summer is quickly approaching, which means travel for a lot of people. Many genealogists will take their research to new locations, exploring the areas where their ancestors once lived.
Join us at the April 12 Olde Meck meeting when Olde Meck member Jane Benton will guide us in preparing for a successful genealogy research trip.

Saturday, April 15 through Sunday, April 16
Loch Norman Highland Games  (Local Events)
8:00 am to 4:30 pm
Historic Rural Hill
Mark your calendars for the 29th anniversary of the Loch Norman Highland Games at Historic Rural Hill. This event features two days of activities celebrating Scottish heritage and culture. Activities include Highland dancing, bagpipes and Celtic music, athletics, merchants, food, and hearth cooking, whisky tasting and much more. Athletic competitions in tug-o-war, the hammer throw, and tossing the caber. 
Admission prices are based on level of participation. Find more information at or call 704-875-3113.

Saturday, April 22
Military Re-interment Ceremony: Battle of Camden (Revolutionary War) Deceased  (Local Events)
Camden Battlefield, Camden, SC
“Military Reinterment Ceremony: Battle of Camden (Revolutionary War) Deceased.” A full military honors reinterment ceremony of 12 USA Continental soldiers and two British soldiers who fought and died at the Battle of Camden on August 16, 1780 during the American Revolution.
Sponsored by the South Carolina Battleground Preservation Trust, this event is free.
Go to for additional information and to sign up to receive updates. 

Wednesday, May 10
May Olde Meck Meeting - Finding Your Ancestor Prior to the 1850 Census  (Monthly Meeting)
7:30 pm
Join us this month to hear Linda Debe describe how to find your ancestor prior to the 1850 Census, when only surnames appeared on the census listings.

Wednesday, May 31 through Saturday, June 3
NGS 2023 Family History Conference, Richmond  (Conferences)
Richmond, Virginia
The upcoming NGS 2023 Family History Conference, Virginia: The Deep Roots of a Nation, will be held in Richmond, Virginia, 31 May–3 June 2023, and On-Demand July through December 2023. Attendees will have an opportunity to choose from new lectures for family history researchers at all levels by the nation’s premier genealogical speakers.
Register at NGSConference.