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Announcing Plans for the MGC 2014 Seminar! Save the Date!

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Massachusetts Genealogical Council 

Annual Meeting and Seminar 

Save the date!

July 26, 2014


Holiday Inn Conference Center, Mansfield, MA

Conveniently located near the intersection of I-95 and I-495


Click here to see the three tracks of talks.


And click here to read all about our speakers!


Enjoy a continental breakfast, and plated luncheon

with your choice of chicken or four-cheese lasagna meal

with dessert, themed table topics, and more! 


Early registration for MGC members at only $60 begins in February. 

Non-member early registration: $70. Late registration $80.


Follow us on Facebook and Twitter for vendor news, additional program features and prizes!

Check hashtag #MGC2014 for updates.

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Polly FitzGerald Kimmitt is a Board-certified genealogist specializing in Massachusetts research. She has been taking clients for sixteen years and researches a variety of topics from Mayflower lineages to locating townlands of Irish immigrants. She is a case worker under contract to the US Army on repatriation cases, helping to locate family members of servicemen missing or killed in previous conflicts. She currently serves as a director at Federation of Genealogical Societies (FGS), and editor of the FGS Voice Newsletter, and is past president of MGC. You can read her personal blog at


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