Monday, August 20, 2012

German Genealogy Group To Hold Fall Workshop in Indianapolis

The Indiana Chapter of Palatines to America, a group for those with German ancestors, will hold their fall workshop on Saturday, September 29 at the Athenaeum (401 E. Michigan St.) in Indianapolis from 9:30 am to 2:45 pm.

The workshop will feature 3 sessions:
--James Feit will present "They Came with Music," which will provide details on the importance that music played in the lives of our immigrant ancestors
--Dr. Robert McDougal will present "Medical Terminology on Ancestral Records," which will give information about causes of death and many diseases that are now known by different names.
--Heiko Mühr will present "Political History of Germany: 1700 to the Present," which will use maps, charts and other materials to provide details of the formation of the various states during this time period.

Registration is $15 for members, $20 for non-members (and members who join after September 15th). Lunch will be available in the Rathskeller, but is not included in the registration fee. For further details and to register, complete and mail the registration form, which is available at Questions may be directed to

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