Saturday, September 15, 2007

Southern Illinois Hosts Genealogy Conference and Book Fair

The Genealogy Society of Southern Illinois ( will hold their annual Genealogy Conference and Book Fair on Saturday, October 13, 2007 from 9 am to 4 pm at the Ray Hancock Conference Center of John A. Logan College (700 Logan College Rd., Carterville IL 62918-2500). Curt Witcher from the Allen County Public Library in Fort Wayne will be the featured speaker, with topics including "Using Military Records for Genealogical Research," "Mining The Mother Lode: Using Periodicial Literature for Genealogical Research," "Using Government Documents for Genealogical Research" and "Pain in the Access: Getting More From The Internet For Your Genealogy."

Registration is $30 if received by October 6; otherwise $35. There is a box lunch available for $9. A registration form and more information is available at

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