15 May 2008

Michigan: State resources seminar, July 25-26

Are you looking for your ancestors in Michigan? A two-day event at the Library and Archives of Michigan, in Lansing, may provide valuable family history resources.

"Piecing Together our Past: 2008 Abrams Genealogy Seminar" will take place Friday and Saturday, July 25-26, at the Library of Michigan for researchers of all levels. The seminar covers resources at the Abrams Foundation Historical Collection, genealogical and historical collections at selected state libraries and archives. The seminar will take place at the Library of Michigan.

In addition to tours of the archives and library, programs focused on these resources include finding Revolutionary War ancestors, genealogical research, bringing ancestors to life, researching in Michigan Townships, archival treasures, Michigan death records digitization project, genealogical gems in Saginaw public libraries, Civil War genealogy, newspapers, sharing success, local history resources for genealogists, city directories and more.

Registration is $40 (Ingraham County Genealogical Society members, $25). For registration and additional information, click here.

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