Family history festival Aug. 7

PLATTSBURGH - The Northern New York American-Canadian Genealogical Society will host its second family history festival Saturday, Aug. 7, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Battle of Plattsburgh Association, 31 Washington Road.

This year, the theme of the event will be Filles Du Roi, meaning "Daughters of the King." The event will be a celebration of brave women who helped colonize New France.

The festival will include food, kids games, lectures, special displays, book signings, genealogy books for sale, and more.

For a complete list of activities, visit the Northern New York American-Canadian Genealogical Society Web site at www.nnyacgs.com. For more information, contact Gloria Pratt at 561-5728 or grcp@charter.net.

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