2018 Elliott County Historical Society Genealogy Conference


2018 Elliott County Historical Society 

Genealogy Conference

June 22 & 23, 2018

Laurel Gorge Cultural Heritage Center

Sandy Hook, KY

The Elliott County Historical Society will be hosting our first Genealogy Conference June 22 & 23, 2018 at the Laurel Gorge Cultural Heritage Center in Sandy Hook, KY.   The Elliott County Historical Society is now located at the Laurel Gorge Cultural Heritage Center on Old KY 7 in the Laurel Curves. We are in the early planning stages so check back often for updates. The fee for the conference is $10.00 to be paid the day of the event. The registration form can be downloaded form at the bottom of this page.  Pleae email or mail your registration form to us so we can have an estimate of how many to plan for.  Any questions concerning the conference email us at elliottcountyhistoricalsociety@yahoo.com, message us on our Facebook page Elliott County Historical Society or call Anita Skaggs 606-794-2183.

We are pleased to announce we have two guest speakers schedule at this time.  Ann G. Johnson with Frankfort Cemetery presentation will be on Kentucky Cemetery Laws and Preservation.  Ms. Johnson will also be demonstrating how to properly clean a tombstone. Lynn Andersen who was born and raised in Elliott County will be doing one of her presentations on "Our DAR Patriot Ancestors and Their Stories". Learn interesting and even amazing facts about men like David Branham, Lewis Green, Benjamin Hamilton, Patrick Porter, John Sparks and several more.  Facts like who was mauled by a bear and survived it; who served under George Washington; who served as an Indian Spy; who built a famous fort in Southwest Virginia and much more.  To read more about Mrs. Andersen here is a link to her http://fbgsonline.com/about-3/about-2/

Here is a list of Hotels for those who may need lodging accommodations  

Grayson, Carter County, KY
Located on I 64 north of Sandy Hook

Quality Inn and Suites
501 CW Stevens Blvd, Grayson, KY 41142
Tel. 606-474-8811

Super 8
125 Super Eight Lane Grayson, Kentucky 41143
Tel. 606-474-8811

Morehead, Rowan County, KY
Located on I 64 west of Sandy Hook

Hampton Inn
500 Hampton Way, Morehead, KY 40351-7585
Tel. 855-605-0317

Best Western Eagle Inn
110 Toms Dr, Morehead, KY 40351-8413
Tel. 855-622-3966

West Liberty, Morgan County, KY

Days Inn West Liberty
1613 W Main St, Rt 460, West Liberty, KY 41472-2015
Tel. 800-329-1992

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