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History Calendar for week of Nov. 11, 2012
Hope House, which shelters, trains, supports homeless mothers and their children, hosts annual Trees of Hope at the Fredericksburg Area Museum and Cultural Center.
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"After the Guns: The Aftermath of Fredericksburg." 7 p.m., Tuesday, Nov. 13. John Hennessy, chief historian, Fredericksburg and Spotsylvania National Military Park, explores days after Battle of Fredericksburg--ordeal of wounded, community recovery--
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"Finding your Lost Female Ancestors." 7 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 14. Ray Maki will present "Searching for Maiden Names." Ray has been doing his own genealogy research for over 15 years and has helped many others begin their search. He will demonstrate, using his personal experience, over eight different sources for discovering maiden names. Finding maiden names is one of the most difficult aspects of genealogy, so come and learn some techniques for finding those elusive females in your tree. The Fredericksburg Regional Genealogical Society meets at the Salem Church Branch of Central Rappahannock Regional Library, 2607 Salem Church Road, Spotsylvania. Free. 540/371-3906.