The Indiana Historical Society is hosting Midwestern Roots 2008: Family History and Genealogy Conference on August 15-16, 2008 at the Indianapolis Marriott East. Featured speakers will include James Madison, Dick Eastman, Megan Smolenyak Smolenyak, Stephen Morse and Curt Witcher. There will be several pre-conference activities on August 14, including tours of the Indiana Historical Society's William Henry Smith Memorial Library, the Indiana State Library and the Indiana State Archives.
The Indianapolis Marriott East is offering a discounted hotel rate--reservations must be made by July 21, 2008. For more information on the conference (including a full schedule and registration), please visit www.indianahistory.org/midwesternroots