Friday, May 27, 2011

IGS Thanks Society of the War of 1812 - Indiana For War of 1812 Donation

The Indiana Genealogical Society thanks the Society of the War of 1812 in the State of Indiana for their $1,000 donation to our War of 1812 $10,000 Matching Challenge. Coupled with IGS' match, their donation means 4,000 more pages of pension files will be digitized!

In this challenge - which is in support of the Federation of Genealogical Societies' effort to digitize the War of 1812 pension files at the National Archives and make them available online for free - the Indiana Genealogical Society will MATCH any donation made before June 30, 2011, up to the first $10,000. Thanks to the generosity of so many, we are at almost 60% of our match goal!

Any amount you can give will help - even $5 will digitize 10 pages. Donate online, or send your check (made payable to Indiana Genealogical Society, with "War of 1812" in the memo line) to:

Indiana Genealogical Society
P.O. Box 10507
Fort Wayne, IN 46852-0507

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