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About Leslie:
Lecture Schedule

Leslie speaks regularly at to genealogy, history, and other groups throughout New England and across the country. She has spoken at the local, state, regional, and national level.

Click here for her contact information if you are interested in scheduling a program for your group.

Click here for a list of her lecture topics.

 

2010
DateLocation/TimeTopic
27 Mar New England Family History Conference,
Sat, 10:40 a.m. and 1:50 p.m., Franklin, MA
Lectures: Smith or Schmidt? Keeping Track of Name Changes and Eight Ways to Cross the Ocean
21 Apr Beaver County Genealogical Society,
Wed, 7 p.m., Beaver Falls, PA
Lecture: Uncovering Your Ancestors’ Stories
22 Apr Ohio Genealogical Society Conference,
Thurs 7-9 p.m., Toledo, OH
Workshop (2 hrs); Leaping Over the Immigration Hurdle
23 Apr Ohio Genealogical Society Conference,
Fri, 2:30-3:30 p.m., Toledo, OH
Lecture: Keeping Track of Name Changes
18 June National Palatines to America Conference,
Fri 2:30-3:30, Fishkill, NY
Lecture: 300 Years of German Immigration
1 July Jones Library, Thurs, 6:30 p.m., Amherst, MA Book Launch: The Journey Takers
6 July Northland Public Library, Tues, 7 p.m., Pittsburgh, PA Book presentation: The Journey Takers
8 July Sequoya Branch of the Madison Public Library,
Thurs, 7 p.m., Madison, WI
Book presentation: The Journey Takers
9 July Iowa Genealogical Society Library
Fri, 6 p.m., Des Moines, IA
Lecture and book signing: The Journey Takers
17 July Monthly Meeting of the German Interest Group of the Southern
California Genealogical Society, Sat 1 p.m., Burbank, CA
Lecture and book signing: The Journey Takers: An Inside Look at Immigration Research
20 July Monthly Meeting of the Kern County Genealogical Society,
Tues, 1 p.m., Bakersfield, CA
Book presentation: The Journey Takers
27 July BYU Family History and Genealogy Conference
Provo, UT, Tues, 9:45 a.m.
Lecture: Get Organized! Take Control of Your Research Projects
28 July BYU Conference Center
BYU Family History and Genealogy Conference,
Provo, UT, Wed, 9:45 and 11 a.m..
Lectures: How to Write a Page-Turning (But True) Family History and Beyond Names and Dates: Uncovering Your Ancestors’ Stories
Book signing: The Journey Takers, 12:15-1:30
29 July BYU Family History and Genealogy Conference,
Provo, UT, Thurs, 1:30 p.m.
Lecture: Eight Ways to Cross the Ocean
17 Aug Association of Professional Genealogists Management Conference, Tues, Knoxville, TN Lecture: Get Published in Magazines!
20 Aug Wayne County, Utah Fair, Fri, time to be determined Book talk
21 Aug Wayne County, Utah Fair
Sat, All day
Book signing: The Journey Takers
25 Aug Mormon Trails Chapter of the Utah Genealogical Association
Wed, 7 p.m., Henefer, UT
Lecture and book signing: The Journey Takers
24 Aug Riverton Family History Center
Tues, 2 p.m., Riverton, UT.

Lecture: The Journey Takers: An Inside Look at the LDS Immigration Experience

26 Aug Salt Lake City Main Library
Thurs, 7 p.m., Salt Lake City, UT
Lecture and book signing: The Journey Takers
27 Aug Salt Lake Family History Expo
Fri, Sandy, UT
Lectures: The Journey Takers, Eight Ways to Cross the Ocean, Crossing the Ocean with the Internet, Understanding Your Ancestors Can Help You Trace Them
Book signing (12:30): The Journey Takers
11 Sep Joint Conference of the Middlesex Genealogical Society and Essex Society of Genealogists, Sat, Lynnfield, MA Lecture and book signing: Writing a Page-Turning (But True) Family History
15 Sep Monthly Meeting of the Cape Cod Genealogical Society,
Wed, 10 a.m., Brewster, MA
Lecture and book signing: Uncovering Your Ancestors’ Stories
18 Sep Friends of the National Archives Annual Conference,
Life in the Past Lane, Sat, Williams, MA
Lectures: Get Organized! Take Control of Your Research Projects and Writing a Family History Your Family Will Want to Read
25 Sep Rhode Island Genealogical Society
Fall All-Day Meeting, Sat, Coventry, RI
Lecture and book signing: The Journey Takers: An Inside Look at Immigration Research
29 Sep Local and Family History Lecture Series, Boston Public Library,
Wed, 6:30 p.m., Boston, MA
Lecture and book signing: The Journey Takers: An Inside Look at Immigration Research
6 Oct Western Massachusetts Genealogical Society Monthly Meeting, Wed, 6 p.m., Agawam, MA Lecture and book signing: The Journey Takers
12 Oct Heritage School, presentations to eight fourth grade classes
Charlton, MA
Presentation: The Journey Takers: An Inside Look at the Immigration Experience
16 Oct Connecticut Society of Genealogists Annual Seminar
Sat, North Haven, CT
Lectures: Eight Ways to Cross the Ocean and Writing a Family History Your Family Will Want to Read
25 Oct Monthly Meeting, Shrewsbury Genealogy Club
Mon 7 p.m., Shrewsbury, MA
Lecture and book signing: The Journey Takers
26 Oct Southington Genealogical Society Monthly Meeting
Tuesday, 7 p.m., Southington, CT
Lecture and book signing: The Journey Takers
2 Nov Monthly Meeting, Carnegie Library Genealogy Gathering
Tues 6 p.m., Turners Falls, MA
Lecture and book signing: The Journey Takers
4 Nov German Genealogy Group, Monthly Meeting
Hicksville, NY, 7 p.m.
Lecture and book signing: The Journey Takers
6 Nov Massachusetts Society of Genealogists Annual Meeting
Saturday
Lecture and book signing: The Journey Takers
13 Nov American Swedish Historical Museum
Sat, 1:30 p.m., Philadelphia, PA
Lecture and book signing: The Journey Takers
16 Nov Monthly Meeting, Chelmsford Genealogy Club
Tues, 7 p.m., Chelmsford, MA
Lecture and book signing: The Journey Takers
20 Nov Fairfax Genealogical Society Educational Class
Sat 10 a.m., Fairfax, VA
Workshop (2 hrs): Researching and Writing Your Ancestors’ Stories
20 Nov Maryland Historical Society and Maryland Genealogical Society
Sat, 2:30 p.m., Baltimore, MD
Lecture and book signing: The Journey Takers
22 Nov German American Heritage Museum
Monday, 6 p.m., Washington, DC
Lecture and book signing: The Journey Takers
8 Dec Newtown Genealogy Club of Newton,
Wed 7 p.m., Newtown, CT
Lecture and book signing: The Journey Takers
10 Dec Chestnut Hill Community School,
presentation to two fifth grade classes
Belchertown, MA
Lecture: The Journey Takers