Other Genealogical Events
A number of genealogy related organizations have meetings / events that might appeal to our membership. Rather than having to page through a combined calendar of events, this page will present those events of which we have been notified.
To see the web page for the posted organization, click on the achronym before the group name. From there you will be able to get location information.
- Dearborn Genealogical Society
- Farmington Genealogical Society
- Genealogical Society of Monroe County
- Grosse Pointe Historical Society
- Macomb County Genealogy Group
- Michigan Genealogical Council
- Northville Genealogical Society
- Oakland County Genealogical Society
- Ohio Genealogical Society
- Polish Genealogical Society of Michigan
- Western Wayne County Genealogical Society
May 4 Waterford Genealogical Society 6:00 PM to Midnight. Library Lock-in at the Waterford Public Library. Limited space available. Click Here for more information.
May 7 - DGS - Annual Fort Wayne Bus Trip (information and reservation available from Dearborn Genealogical Society website) .
May 7 - OCGS - Creating Your Family History with Microsoft's Publisher together with Ten Simple Steps for Sharing It. Gloria Saluk. 7:00 PM.
May 11 Family History Center - 8:00 AM - 3:15 PM - Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 431 E Saginaw, East Lansing, MI. Genealogy Seminar. Click Here for more details.
May 16 - DGS - (NOTE: 3rd Thursday this month). Annual Heritage Dinner at 6:00 p.m. Additional dinner details will be available in March. (doors open at 5:15 p.m.)
May 20 WWCGS 6:30 pm “First City of the Old Northwest” A member of the Detroit Historical Society will delve into the fact that as Europeans began exploring the Great Lakes, Detroit became the center of trading activity, and a strategic military installation coveted by the French, British and American governments. Once its political fate was settled, the town became a magnet for immigrants and bustling industrial metropolis. Come see how Detroit faired in establishing the old northwest area. 7:30 pm “Facebook for Genealogists” How can Facebook work for the genealogists? A Facebook account can not only help you stay in touch with family, but it can help you expand your genealogy finds and make “distant cousin” contacts. This will be a webinar lasting 75 minutes.
May 21 FGS – 5:30 PM “What We Learned the Hard Way” FGS Members, Myra Burger, Clare Mallon and Chuck Archambeau, will lead a panel discussion on what they learned the hard way in their research and how they straightened themselves around. Plan to participate. 7:00 PM “Extra! Extra! Read All About It!” Ford Genealogy Club member, Karen Krugman, will show attendees that there is so much more to find on your ancestors than just obituaries when you explore the world of newspapers.
June 4 - OCGS - Secrets of the Dead. Sandy Kinter. 7:00 PM.
July 12 - 13 -- MGC - Abrams Genealogical Seminar. Michigan Historical Center. Featured speaker: Dr. Thomas W Jones, CG, CGL, FASG, FUGA, FNGS. Click here for more information or to register. Full program information is available with all sessions and speakers detailed.
August 21 - 24 The next Federation of Genealogical Societies Conference for the Nation's Genealogists takes place in Fort Wayne, Indiana from August 21-24, 2013. "Journey through Generations" is the conference theme and it is hosted by the Allen County Public Library and the Allen County Genealogical Society. Check back frequently for breaking news, details on lectures, speakers, vendors, special offers, events, research places, hotels/convention center, and information about the Fort Wayne area. See the Federation web site (www.fgs.org) for details.
September 28 - Plymouth Historical Museum Sixth in a series of genealogical workshops to help family historians of all levels research their American ancestors. This seminar features Amy Johnson Crow, CG, and Laura G. Prescott. The seminar begins at 9:30 a.m. and will end at 3:30 p.m. There will be limited seating and the event will fill up rapidly, so please buy your ticket early. The fee for the day, $40, includes the four lectures, lunch, and the option of touring the Museum's special exhibit, "B4TV," during lunch and the afternoon break. Full information and tickets are available at the Plymouth Historical Museum or on its website at http://www.plymouthhistory.org/events/Genealogy-Seminar_ET119.html?SortBox=201309.
The Plymouth Historical Museum is located at 155 S. Main Street, one block north of downtown Plymouth. For more information, call the Museum at 734-455-8940.
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