March 19, 2022 ~ 10:00am – 3:00pm
Frisco Heritage Center, Second Floor Theater

Classes are free but registration is required so we are prepared for all participants. Please email Vickie Burns at and indicate if you are coming to the Morning, Afternoon or Both classes.

TIP: In order to get the most out of the classes, it will be helpful if you bring your own device so you can follow along. Handouts will be provided listing the different terms used in the class.

“Gateway to Genealogy”

Morning Session – 10:00am to 12:00pm

If you are have always wondered about your ancestors and want to begin researching your family tree then this class can help you get started. If you have been working on your family tree and have discovered things, but need some guidance as to what to do next, then this class can help guide you. If you are an experienced genealogist who wants to gain as much information as you can, then this class may help you as well.
Handouts will include beginning genealogy forms and other helpful articles for beginners.

Lunch Break 12:00 – 1:00pm

An optional box lunch from Babes can be ordered if interested for $10. Feel free to bring your own lunch if you would like. If staying for both classes, you will have a great opportunity to visit with other genealogists during lunch.

Afternoon Session – 1:00pm – 3:30pm

If you are new to genealogy this class will help you navigate your way. If you want to learn ways to make your searches more relevant and productive, this class will help with both of those things. If you are an experienced genealogist, you might discover something that you didn’t know. You will also learn some keyboard shortcuts that will help you in your searches. Handouts to help you with your searches will be provided.

Here is the list of the other classes that have been taught at the museum. If anyone is interested in any of these classes, please email If there is enough interest, a small group or another class can be scheduled.

Gateway to Genealogy-A class for people new researching their family history.

Navigating Web Sites-Shows people how to navigate the most popular genealogy sites.

Brick Wall Genealogy Workshop-Hear some brick wall success stories and get help with your own Brick wall research

IT Guide to Genealogy- It is a computer class and a genealogy class all in one. This class will help people get the most out of research, by learning keyboard shortcuts and search tips and tricks.

Genealogy Gems-This will be a guide of overlooked and lesser-known genealogy web sites from several states.


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Color Me Family Tree
Creating a Time Capsule
Hand Print Boy
Hand Print Girl
Jot It Down
Monkey Note
My Family Tree Chart
My World Today
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