Wednesday, October 5, 2011

German Genealogy Society To Hold Fall Workshop in Indianapolis

The Indiana Chapter of Palatines to America, the German genealogy society, will hold their fall workshop on Saturday, November 5 from 9:45 am to 3:15 pm at the MCL South Cafeteria Banquet Room in Indianapolis (3630 S. East Street, Indianapolis IN). Dr. Marianne Wokeck, professor of history at IUPUI, will be the featured speaker. Topics will be: "The Effects of War on Migration and Settlement in the Eighteenth and Nineteenth Century Rhine Lands"; "Relocation from the Rhine Lands to the American Colonies and Young United States"; "What Was in It for Women? The Role of Female Immigrants Before and After the American Revolution."

Registraton is $15 for Pal-Am members, $20 for non-members (lunch is not included in the price). Indiana librarians can receive LEU credits for attending. More information on the workshop, including how to register, is available on their website.

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