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7th Annual Rusyn Genealogy & Heritage Conference & 10th Anniversary Celebration

  • 12 October 2019
  • 8:30 AM
  • 119 Sheehy-Farmer Campus Center, King’s College, Wilkes Barre, PA 18711


  • Rusyn genealogy & heritage conference and celebrating the 10th anniversary of the Carpatho-Rusyn Easter PA chapter. A Cost is inclusive of presentations, breakfast buffet, lunch and afternoon snack.

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The 7th Annual Rusyn Genealogy & Heritage Conference


Celebrating the Anniversary of 10 years of the  Carpatho-Rusyn Society Eastern PA Chapter

Saturday, 12 Oct 2019, 8:30 AM  - 4:30 PM

119 Sheehy-Farmer Campus Center, 3rd floor,  King’s College, Wilkes Barre, PA 18711

Maryann Sivak........President of the National C-RS will open

Bill Tarkulich........The battle for Dukla Pass

John Righetti........One people, 6 churches.  How did that happen?

Tom Peters........The Perils of Pelagia and Petro

Kathryn Peters........Five Rusyn artists

Displays.......Genealogy (Tom Peters)

Thought provoking day long conference featuring noted presenters: John Righetti, Tom and Kathryn Peters, and Bill Tarkulich. Opening comments by MaryAnn Sivak. Something for everyone! Presentations on genealogy, Rusyn  artists, the battle of the Dukla Pass and personal stories of summer studies at the Studium in Slovakia. Additionally, enjoy a European market, a basket raffle, Rusyn displays and music. All in all, enjoy the day socializing and telling your Rusyn stories to those around you.

Parking: adjacent and in back of Sheehy-Farmer Campus Center building

For directions: https://www.kings.edu/aboutkings/resources/directions

Lodging: If interested in lodging, rooms have been reserved at the Genetti Hotel & Conference Center, 77 East Market Street, Wilkes-Barre, PA 18701.   To make a reservation please call the Front Desk at 570-823-6152 and ask for the King’s College Rate ($89.00) to make a pay-on –own reservation.

Rusyn conference guests will be able to keep their cars in the parking lot until the evening of check-out date.

Point of Contact: Sharon Jarrow, email - shangp@rcn.com, phone - 610-759-2628

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