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The Kentucky Historical Society and the

Kentucky Genealogical Society present


Nov. 12, 2016

at the Kentucky Historical Society

100 W. Broadway | Frankfort KY

Cherokee Research with Anita Finger-Smith.

If you are researching your Cherokee ancestors, you’ll want to join us to learn about Cherokee land cessions and what they can tell us about your families; and how to find resources that provide cultural, genealogical and historical background you need to conduct Cherokee research.  

  • 10:30-11:30 a.m.
Indian Land into the Market Place: Cherokee Land Cessions, 1721-1835


  • 11:30 a.m.-Noon p.m.
(Please Note Time Change)
Break. (Snacks or brown bag lunch welcome.)
  • Noon p.m.-1 p.m.
Passage through Time: Cherokee Records, Manuscripts, and Ethnographic Material

Free admission. Walk-ins are welcome, but since seating is limited, we strongly encourage pre-registration.

For more information or to register:

Martin F. Schmidt Research Library Reference Desk

(502) 564-1792, ext. 4460


Anita Finger-Smith is the principal genealogist for Cherokee Genealogy Services and is licensed by the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians. Her research focuses on Cherokee resources, manuscripts, methodology and record analysis. She served on the faculty at the Institute of Genealogical and Historical Research (IGHR), and is a member of the Association of Professional Genealogists, National Genealogical Society, a North Carolina delegate to the National Trail of Tears Association, Museum of the Cherokee Indian and Qualla Boundary Historical Society.

Kentucky Historical Society

100 W. Broadway

Frankfort KY 40601

(502) 564-1792


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