David G. Farragut
David G. Farragut
Once commander of the Mare Island Naval Yard, Admiral David Glasgow Farragut (1801 - 1870) is famous in U.S. Navy tradition for his order at the battle of Mobile Bay during the Civil War: "Damn the torpedoes, full speed ahead".
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Searching In Your Ancestor's Backyard
Thursday, May 2
Searching In Your Ancestor's Backyard  (Training)
1:00 pm
Heritage Chamber, Vallejo Naval History Museum, 734 Marin St
"At some point during your detective work, you’ll have to actually visit where your ancestors lived. In this helpful lecture, discover how to use key local resources you’ll need to rely on for success in your research: cemeteries, records of churches and synagogues, city directories, local libraries, and historical societies."



Potluck
Thursday, June 6
Potluck  (Training)
12:00 pm
Hall of History, Vallejo Naval History Museum, 734 Marin St
The topic for discussion will be WWWWW - What We've Done With What We've learned. A few themes we have been working on are writing a biography, creating a timeline for a biography, and tracing our farmer ancestors.  Of course anything you have been spending your time on, we would like to hear about. 



July Meeting
Thursday, July 4
July Meeting  (Training)
THERE WILL BE NO MEETING IN JULY DUE TO THE MEETING DATE LANDING ON OUR NATIONAL HOLIDAY!  See you in August.