Monthly Archives: July 2013

GRIP 2013 Day 3

Day 3 began early. In my experience, Wednesday is the hardest day of an institute. The adrenaline of starting has largely burned off, leaving fatigue in its wake. It was a good day in Bridging the Gap, though. Paula Stuart-Warren, CG, led off with a presentation called Military Resources:...


GRIP 2013 Days 1 and 2

Long, busy days, good food, new friends: Genealogical Research Institute of Pittsburgh. Monday morning classes started in my course, Bridging the 1780-1840 Gap: from New England to the Midwest. Our course coordinator, D. Joshua Taylor, arrived in the nick of time from filming Genealogy Roadshow on the West Coast...


GRIP 2013 Begins!

Today, July 21, was the start of this year’s Genealogical Research Institute of Pittsburgh (GRIP). About 175 genealogists from all over the country are gathering at LaRoche College in Pittsburgh’s North Hills area for five days of genealogical education and networking. This year’s GRIP offers six courses: Intermediate Genealogy:...