31 March 2009

April 18th: Minnesota Genealogical Society Quarterly Meeting

The Minnesota Genealogical Society's first quarterly meeting for 2009 is the second annual Family History Fair. It will be held April 19th at the MGS Office and Library site at 1185 Concord St. N., South St. Paul, Minnesota. Click here for a map.

The April 18 program is co-sponsored by MGS and its ethnic and national Branches and Affiliates. One program track will be devoted to DNA, with talks on family medical history, the use of DNA testing for genealogy, and privacy/legal issues in DNA testing. The six other sessions will include an introduction to the Immigration History Research Center (located in Minneapolis), two beginning genealogy talks, and three more-advanced talks. A MGS members' meeting as well as a Q&A session will be held during the lunch hour. The full schedule, name of the lecturers, and how to register is on the society's website. A light lunch will be available with advance registation.

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