AUGUSTA — Fort Western’s 2018 Winter Lecture Series: “Bring Out Your Dead! The Art of Researching Maine & New England Ancestry,” continues on Sundays in March at 2 p.m. in the Council Chambers, second floor, Augusta City Center, 16 Cony St.

Carol P. McCoy, Ph.D., president of the Maine Genealogical Society, will speak Sunday, March 4. She will discuss how to find ancestors in town records: Hog Reeves, Fish Cullers, Tithing Men and more.

Dana Murch will demonstrate his genealogical success story on Sunday, March 11, by showing how he researched, wrote and published his recent book, “From Water to War — A Murch Family History” (2017).

Paul Lessard will take participants on a journey on Sunday, March 18, from Chambois, France, to Augusta to show how his family lineage is connected to Fort Western.

The lecture series will conclude Sunday, March 25, with Nancy Milliken Mason, DNA research consultant, who will explain how the new field of DNA testing can provide clues to a family tree.

All lectures are free and open to the public. However, a recommended $5 donation would be accepted for nonmembers.

For more information, call 626-2385 or email [email protected].

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