2018 MGS North Star Genealogy Conference is almost here! Register now!

I hope you are already registered for this event. These two main speakers are great and when you add all the breakout sessions to them, it’s one of those events you SHOULD attend! Add vendors, door prizes, a banquet, and more and you have another special event. The Minnesota Genealogical Society puts on fantastic annual […]

1985: Photos of the first Minnesota Genealogical Society Office & Library

A week ago, I wrote about the new Minnesota Genealogy Center that houses the Minnesota Genealogical Society, Branches, interest groups, and affiliates. This post shows 3 views of the very first place at 678 West Seventh Street in Saint Paul. As Dixie Hansen, another former MGS Board Member, pointed out in her comment on that […]

The NEW Minnesota Genealogy Center is fabulous!

The New Minnesota Genealogy Center! I saw it yesterday and am impressed. Workspace, computers, subscription websites, books, periodicals, vertical files, microfilms (and readers and a scanner), microfiche, maps, atlases, and, and, and. In the 1980s, the MGS “library” was stacked in boxes in my small home office in Saint Paul. Most items the Minnesota Genealogical […]

Just two weeks till the MGS North Star Genealogy Conference. Details galore!

Two weeks from today is the start of the Minnesota Genealogical Society’s North Star DNA Day. It had a limit to the registration so that more people could get direct help. It filled almost immediately. Don’t be disappointed, the MGS North Star Conference takes place the following two days, October 6 & 7. You do […]

October 2017 Minnesota Genealogical Society Conference

Family History Crossroads 6-7 October 2017 Earle Brown Heritage Center, Brooklyn Center, MN Featuring Paula Stuart-Warren, CG, FMGS, FUGA & Cyndi Ingle, creator of Cyndi’s List Set your compass to the Tenth Annual North Star Genealogy Conference. The two-day event features: Plenary lectures by nationally acclaimed genealogy educators, Paula Stuart-Warren and Cyndi Ingle (that would […]

Free webinar: “Major Midwestern Archives and Their Records”

UPDATE: The registration limit has been reached. Watch the MGS website for more great webinars. If you join MGS, you will be able to view all past webinars. One more reason why genealogical society membership is important.   Join me on Wednesday, April 6, for a FREE webinar sponsored by the Minnesota Genealogical Society. My […]