OGS Fall Retreat "Rustic Pathways" Conference (conference)

Ohio Genealogical Society (OGS) Fall Retreat "Rustic Pathways" Conference (conference)

September 24 – 25, 2021

Where: Salt Fork State Park Lodge & Conference Center, Cambridge, Ohio

Presented by: Ohio Genealogical Society

Salt Lick SP Lodge Ohio

Conference Venue

This massive pine beam and stone lodge captures the atmosphere of the grand park lodges built at the turn of the century. Salt Fork State Park Lodge and Conference Center is tucked away in the rolling hills of southeastern Ohio just a short drive from Cambridge, in Ohio’s largest state park. The lush wooded surrounding boast miles of recreational trails, wildlife, and impressive views of the sparkling lake.

The speakers will be Peggy Clemens Lauritzen, Thomas Stephen Neel, Elissa Scalise Powell, and Amie Bowser Tennant.

To receive the special retreat rate of $119.00 (plus tax) per night, call 740-435-9000 and mention the OGS Rustic Pathways Retreat. Hotel accommodations & the evening meals are not included in your retreat registration rate. Please note check in is at 4 PM for the hotel.

Registration cost is $150.00 for an OGS member and $190.00 for a Non-member of OGS. This includes all your syllabus materials and the Saturday luncheon. However, for an additional cost of $32.00 per meal you can join us for a brick wall breaking question and answer dinners with the speakers and fellow genealogists on both Friday and Saturday evenings. The first retreat session begins at 2 PM on Friday and the last session ends at 5:30 PM on Saturday. You can pick up all your registration material starting at 1 PM on Friday just outside of the meeting rooms.

Please note: Registration deadline is August 27, 2021.

Speaker bios and conference session schedule located on the conference website.

Conference registration brochure available here.

Who We Are

The Ohio Genealogical Society is the largest state genealogical society in the United States, with a mission of protecting and sharing Ohio’s family history resources, developing engaging educational opportunities, and connecting genealogists.

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$150 (OGS Member), $190 (Non-member)


Salt Fork Lodge & Conference Center

14755 Cadiz Road

Lore City, OH  43755

(Just off US route 22 in Cambridge, OH)

40.0823944, -81.4606731
Salt Fork Lodge & Conference Center 14755 Cadiz Road Lore City, OH  43755 (Just off US route 22 in Cambridge, OH)