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9th Annual Family History Fair – Minneapolis Central Library
October 27, 2018 @ 9:00 am - 3:15 pm
Connect with experts, attend presentations and start your research with library resources. Also tour the library and visit resource tables. Schedule of events. Sponsor: Friends of the Minneapolis Central Library. Collaborator: Minnesota Genealogical Society.
The Family History Fair features a mix of speakers on various genealogy topics including professional genealogists and librarians.
Elizabeth Gommoll, professional genealogist will give the keynote presentation on “Where They Once Stood, Finding Your Immigrant Ancestor’s Place of Origin”. Other topics include 3 sessions on using DNA for genealogy, beginning genealogy, using various library databases, and more. There will be a tour of Minneapolis Central’s genealogy resources.
In addition to the information sessions, participants will be able to connect with over thirty genealogical interest group specialists, including Minnesota Territorial Pioneers, Minnesota Genealogical Society, Hennepin History Museum, Norwegian-American Genealogy Association, Romanian Genealogy Society and more.
Friends of MCL has been a sponsor of this event each year.