About Pamela Orcutt

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Society Volunteer Structure for 2015

There are many ways of going forward, but only one way of standing still. –Franklin D. Roosevelt Six years ago a small group of family history enthusiasts came together with their common interest and formed the Castle Rock Colorado Genealogical Society. Today that organization has grown to more than one hundred members and offers to […]

Memorial Day Remembrances

The Memorial Day remembrances of this past week reminded me of my visit to the Chattanooga National Cemetery, where many soldiers of the Civil War are buried. The cemetery was created in commemoration of the Battle of Chattanooga. Almost 13,000 interments were complete by 1870, including among the burials men who fell at Chickamauga, Missionary […]

NGS Conference & RMGS 2014

The National Genealogical Society’s 2014 Family History Conference is being held this week in Richmond, Virginia. Among the many distinguished presenters at the event will be J. Mark Lowe, a popular speaker at regional and national conferences, whose presentations always draw large crowds. I look forward to attending another of Mark’s presentations while I am […]

Douglas County Libraries Is Now a FamilySearch Affiliate

On April 1, Douglas County Libraries (DCL) announced that it had expanded its genealogy resources by becoming the newest public library to be approved as a FamilySearch Affiliate. FamilySearch is the world’s largest repository of free genealogical records and manages the famous Family History Library in Salt Lake City, Utah.  FamilySearch is extending access to […]