10 February 2016
National Genealogical Society Opens Registration for Research Trip to Fort Wayne, IN 15 to 19 August 2016
One of the noteworthy research repositories, the Allen County Public Library houses the Fred J. Reynolds Historical Genealogy Collection; PERSI, the Periodical Source Index, and in a joint venture with the
, the Abraham
Lincoln Financial Foundation Collection. The library’s collection contains more
than 350,000 printed volumes and 513,000 microforms. . Indiana State
The trip includes:
o Guidance from leading experts
o Online orientation
o Meet and greet for participants
o Four genealogical presentations
o Personal research consultations with group leaders
o Tour of the Abraham Lincoln Financial Foundation Collection
o Five nights at the Courtyard by Marriott, including free internet in rooms and parking for one car or airport transfers
o Fees and taxes for all planned events
For more information or to register for the trip visit http://www.ngsgenealogy.org/cs/ft_wayne_research_trip. Payment is required in full at the time of registration. The package price does not include transportation to
Eagleson is a researcher, writer, and teacher who conducts client and personal research nationwide with an emphasis on New England, the mid-Atlantic, and the
Midwest. A member of NGS since 1981, she currently serves
as a director at large. She lectures at NGS national conferences as well as
regional and local conferences. She has attended the National Institute on
Genealogical Research (NIGR), the and
Historical Research (IGHR), the Salt Lake Institute of Genealogy (SLIG), and
the Genealogical Research Institute of Pittsburgh (GRIP). Winner of the 2004
NGS Family History Writing Contest, she is co-administrator of the Stone
Surname DNA project and a member of the Association of Professional
Genealogists and many regional genealogical societies. Institute
Stamm serves as NGS Education Manager. She lectures on a wide variety of topics at many of NGS and the Federation of Genealogical Societies national conferences. She is a graduate of the NIGR and IGHR. Stamm is a course coordinator at
Institute of Genealogy
and Historical Research and teaches at .
St. Louis Community College
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