16 June 2010

Visit Duluth and include genealogy!

MGS/Twin Ports Genealogy Workshop - June 26 
Genealogy is a hobby, a business, and an art form. Each of these will be explored at an exceptionally valuable and informative conference presented by the Minnesota Genealogical Society and the Twin Ports Genealogical Society (TPGS) in Duluth on June 26, 2010. It all starts at 9:00 a.m. and finishes by 4:00 p.m., which gives you enough time to drive home if you want - the sun doesn't set until 9:00 p.m.
Where:      Science Auditorium, College of Saint Scholastica,
                 1200 Kenwood Ave. in Duluth.
Cost:         $25 for the program, + $7 if you want the bag lunch
Payment:   Mail check by June 23 to MGS (Duluth Program), 1185 N.
                 Concord St., Suite 218, South Saint Paul MN 55075 or
                 register online (at www.mngs.org) by June 24 using credit card or Paypal
Questions: Contact Terry Kika (terrykita@earthlink.net) or Joanne Sher (joannemsher@hotmail.com
9:00       Registration
9:30       Welcome and information
10:00     Using Postcards for Family History - Tony Dierckins
11:00     Break
11:30     Slovenian Research - Mary Lou Voelk
             Using Maps in Genealogical Research - Mary Bakeman
12:30     Lunch / TPGS & MGS updates
1:30       The Blue Army, Grey Samaritans, and the White Cross: Polish Americans in France, 1917-1920 - Joanne Sher
             Minnesota Reflections (digital collections) - Marian Rengel
2:30       Break
3:00       Scandinavian Research - Carrie Herfindahl
             Solving Problems of Genealogical Identity: Two A.P. Overlands - Jay Fonkert
For visitor and hotel information, go to the Visit Duluth website (www.visitduluth.com) or call 1-800-438-5884, or Visit Superior (www.visitsuperior.com) 1-800-942-5313.

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