RootsMagic founder to give free workshop at HPLM

Learn how to get the most out of RootsMagic Genealogy & Family History Software from the man who wrote it during a special workshop on Sunday, May 5, at the Rutherford B. Hayes Presidential Library & Museums.

RootsMagic Founder and President Bruce Buzbee will help participants with their genealogy questions and give an overview and demonstration of RootsMagic7. This event is free.

A schedule is as follows:

  • Noon to 1 p.m.– The Rutherford B. Hayes Presidential Library will open for research and browsing.
  • 1 to 2:30 p.m. –Buzbee will present an overview and demonstration of RootsMagic7 with specific information on how to migrate your FamilyTreeMaker data to RootsMagic. He will also discuss how you will be able to use your personal subscription in conjunction with RootsMagic.
  • 2:30 to 2:45 p.m. – Break
  • 2:45 to 4 p.m. – Question and answer session.
  • 5 p.m. – The Hayes Presidential Library & Museums close for the day.

To help plan for seating, registration is requested. To register, please call 419-332-2081 and ask for the library, or email John Ransom at [email protected]

Buzbee has donated copies of his RootsMagic7 CD and book to those who become a member of the Hayes Presidential Library & Museums at the $100 or more level. Anyone who becomes a member at that level on May 5 will receive the book and program, which retail online for $39.95. Additionally, they will receive numerous other benefits – including free admission to the Hayes Presidential Library & Museums, guest passes, discount at the Museum Store, genealogy benefits – that come with being a member at the $100 or more level. 

This event is sponsored by RootsMagic, Inc. 

The Hayes Presidential Library & Museums is America’s first presidential library and the forerunner of the federal presidential library system. It is partially funded by the state of Ohio and affiliated with the Ohio History Connection. The Hayes Presidential Library & Museums is located at Spiegel Grove at the corner of Hayes and Buckland avenues.

For information, call 419-332-2081, or visit Like HPLM on Facebook at and follow on Twitter at @rbhayespres and Instagram at rbhayespres.