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Genealogy Speaker Series

When: January 27, 2024

Time: 10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.

100 East Main Street, Bartow

He Wasn’t a Captain! Correcting Myths and Mistakes Using Modern Methods, presented by Megan Ann Clark Young.

Avoid the pitfalls of accepting incorrect information as fact. Learn how to identify myths and mistakes, and how to correct them and share the information with others using a variety of modern methods. Megan Ann Clark Young has spent the last 25 years researching her Scots-Irish, Swedish and German lines. She knocked down brick walls, digitized and shared boxes of family records and learned a lot along the way. She is employed as a full-time forensic genealogist and is currently working on her Board-Certified Genealogist portfolio.

This is a hybrid virtual program. The presenter will appear virtually. Guests are invited to join at the History Center to participate in the Zoom. For Zoom details, contact Shannon Graham at (863) 534-4604 or

The Polk County History Center is located at 100 East Main Street, in Bartow. Open Tuesday – Saturday, 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. For more information call (863) 534-4386.

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