Kent Historical Society Presentation Night

Friday, September 14, 2018 - United Empire Loyalists

7:00PM Free Presentation, in partnership with Kent Branch O.G.S. (Ontario Genealogical Society) - Studio One, Chatham Cultural Centre

Kathryn Lake Hogan, UE, PLCGS is a Canadian professional genealogist who revels in teaching people how to find their ancestors in Canada. She is the founder and owner of the Canadian-based genealogy business, Looking4Ancestors.

The author of research guides featuring Canadian genealogy, Kathryn has written articles for "Family Tree" magazine, "The In-Depth Genealogist", and the Association of Professional Genealogists journal, "APG Quarterly".

Kathryn is the past Dominion Genealogist of the United Empire Loyalists’ Association of Canada (UELAC), and a past board member of the Association of Professional Genealogists. Currently, she is the Canadian studies virtual chat coordinator with the National Institute for Genealogical Studies, and volunteers as one of the branch genealogists for UELAC.

Host of the weekly series, "Genealogy with a Canadian Twist", Kathryn is a popular speaker and instructor at local, regional and national genealogical conferences and institutes throughout North America.

Speaker Kathryn Lake Hogan

Tuesday, October 16, 2018 - When Tobacco was King

7:30PM Free Presentation - Studio One, Chatham Cultural Centre

Former Chathamite, Paul Allen has recently published "When Tobacco Was King", the history of the Canadian Leaf Tobacco Company. It details the story of the man who came to Chatham to establish that business. He will have copies of his book for sale that evening.

Paul Allen published When Tobacco Was King

Tuesday, November 20, 2018 - A Pictorial History of Chatham-Kent

7:30PM Free Presentation - Studio One, Chatham Cultural Centre

This month, our own Jim and Lisa Gilbert will be telling tales from their new book, "A Pictorial History of Chatham-Kent". Copies will be for sale that evening as well.

Speakers Lisa and Jim Gilbert