Past Programs

September 29,2022 – 5:30 p.m. – Cemetery and Tombstone Restoration.

John Glaze and John T. Willis, founders of Friends of Greenwood (FOG), will be presenting the program. (The Hillsboro Cemetery was originally named Greenwood Cemetery, thus the name of the group and acronym.) The program will be held at the Hillsboro Cemetery, so wear your comfortable shoes and clothes and bring a lawn chair.

October 13, 2022, 7:00 p.m. DNA Explained and Simplified – the program will be presented by Dana Palmer.

This program will be held in the conference room of the Highland County Business Center, 1487 N. High Street, Hillsboro, Ohio.

November 10, 2022, 7:00 pm, Virginia Military District.

To be held in the conference room in the Highland County Business Center. More details to follow.

December 8, 2022, 6:00 p.m. – Christmas Gathering and Dinner.

Location and registration info in the Winter R. & S. Newsletter.

March 9, 2023 – Finding Records Using the Resources on Family Search with Dana Palmer, CG, CGL

The website( has many resources available to researchers. Using filters and other advanced search techniques can help you find those elusive ancestors.

April 13, 2023 – Beginning Military Research Using Fold3 with Dana Palmer, CG, CGL

There is no simple explanation for how to being researching your veteran ancestor. It depends on what branch of service they served in, which conflict, the time frame, whether it was in regular or volunteer units and whether they were enlisted or served as an officer. Many veterans have pension records, but not all.