The Program for Our June 24 Annual Meeting Is “Early Virginia Genealogy; Finding Deeper Roots”

First California Company’s 2017 Annual Meeting and Luncheon will be held Saturday June 24, 2017 at 11:30 AM at the Green Dragon Tavern & Museum in Carlsbad (north San Diego County).

Our program will be Early Virginia Genealogy; Finding Deeper Roots; to be presented by KC Reid, MS, MLitt., of Deeper Roots Genealogy.

KC Reid is a Professional Genealogist with emphasis on colonial research, lineage societies, military records, copyright law, world and slavery history, courthouse records, deed, immigration and politics. Of particular interest to our prospective applicants and members, KC will be sharing ways to find that elusive proof for your Jamestowne ancestor.

Our membership chairman and other members will be available to meet with prospective applicants and members after the luncheon either at the Green Dragon or at the nearby Cole Library to discuss their individual applications. (NOTE: The Cole Library has an extensive genealogical section for research.) Please advise on your reservation if you would like discuss your application or contact Marty Sommercamp at or phone: 858-481-8314.

We will meet in The Green Dragon Tavern & Museum’s Presidents Room. It is located at 6115 Paseo del Norte, Carlsbad, CA 92011 (see directions below); phone: 760-918-2421.

Please plan to allow some extra time to tour the restaurant’s unique museum, which displays numerous historical exhibits and artifacts from our nation’s Revolution.

The cost of the luncheon and program is $40, and menu choices include Shepard’s Pie, Fish ‘N’ Fries, New England Grilled Chicken Salad and Vegetarian New England Hummus Salad.

Please make your check payable to First California Company, Jamestowne Society and mail it, with the number and names in your party and menu selections, to:

Julie Plemmons, 6033 Estelle Street #11, San Diego, CA 92115-5496

Yours reservation and check must be received by June 10, 2017.

For more information or details, please contact Lieutenant Governor Julie Plemmons at or 619-207-7006.

Directions: From I-5 north or south, exit at Palomar Airport Road and go east to the first traffic light (Paseo del Norte) and turn south for about one block. The Green Dragon is on the right. Look for a sign directing you to the Museum. Park in the south side of the parking lot and enter through the Museum Doors (differs from the main entrance.) Look for The  Presidents’ Room.


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