Wednesday, August 15, 2012

Indiana State Library To Hold Genealogy Fair

The Indiana State Library in Indianapolis will hold their 3rd annual Indiana Genealogy & Local History Fair on Saturday, October 27 from 9 am to 3:30 pm. Admission is free, and in addition to commercial and non-profit genealogy vendors, there will be free programs offered throughout the day:

--"Digging for Data in Back Rooms and Basements" - Bruce Oakley, researcher/funeral director will discuss funeral home and cemetery records, including how to approach these companies and organizations.
--"Your Grandma Wasn’t a Cherokee Princess" - Dark Rain Thom, author/family historian will discuss specific problems encountered with researching Native American ancestry.
--"Genealogy is like a Potato" - James Alexander Thom, author/researcher will discuss how to make your ancestry come alive.

Indiana librarians are eligible to receive 1 LEU credit for each program they attend.

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