Big genealogy conference in Minnesota in October!

Visit the Minnesota Genealogical Society North Star Page for Registration Links!
October 4-5, 2019
Crowne Plaza Minneapolis West, Plymouth, MN
Mark your calendar for the 12th Annual North Star Genealogy Conference, October 4-5, 2019 at the Crowne Plaza Minneapolis West. Learn from featured speaker John Philip Colletta and 20 other topical breakout presentations, win door prizes and meet exhibitors and vendors. Then enjoy the MGS 50th Anniversary Celebration and Awards Banquet. For more information, visit the North Star 2019 page.
Featuring John Philip Colletta, Ph.D., 
one of genealogy’s favorite story-tellers.
Dr. Colletta will present 5 plenary sessions at the conference:
  • Assembling and Writing a Narrative Family History
  • Private Archives: What They Are and How to Use Them
  • Passenger Arrival Records, 1820-1930s: Source and Strategies for Challenging Cases
  • The 17,000,000 Stories of Ellis Island: What’s Fact? What’s Myth?
  • Only a Few Bones: Case Studies in Assembling Sources to Reconstruct Real-Life Events
PLUS register for the MGS 50th Anniversary Celebration and Awards Banquet 
Come celebrate the First 50 Years
of the Minnesota Genealogical Society! 
Friday, October 4, 6:00–8:30p.m. 
Featuring guest speaker David Rencher!
Come celebrate our 50th anniversary at this special Celebration and Awards banquet at the conference location! David Rencher, Chief Genealogist for FamilySearch and Director of the Family History Library in Salt Lake City will be our guest speaker. Banquet attendees will receive a booklet about the first 50 years of MGS compiled by Paula Stuart-Warren (with the assistance of a committee) and a commemorative pin. You do not have to be registered for the conference to attend this banquet.
I hope to see you there! I will be doing two presentations and part of one panel.

© 2019, Paula Stuart-Warren. All rights reserved.

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