Category Archive: Genealogy Conference

Apr 26

2013 OGS Conference in Cincinnati

Greetings from downtown Cincinnati! Cincinnati, the Queen City, Porkopolis, home to the Reds, the Bengals, numerous breweries, and this weekend, the host city of the annual <!–[if gte mso 9]> This year’s conference is being held at the Millennium Hotel, just a couple blocks from Fountain Square. The Millennium has become our place to stay when we …

Continue reading »

May 04

Kudos to Indiana Indexers

Michael Hall of FamilySearch, Indiana Genealogical Society, Allen County Public Library, April 2012.

Last Saturday I attended the Indiana Genealogical Society’s Annual Meeting at the Allen County Public Libraryin Fort Wayne.  Speakers included Debra Mieszala, CGSM, Michael Hall, Melissa Shimkus, and Curtis Sylvester. I focused on the Internet sessions, hoping to get some new information and tips about on-line research. [Update: Several hours after I posted this blog …

Continue reading »

Sep 16

FGS 2011 in the Land of Lincoln

Inside Lincoln's Tomb, Springfield, Illinois

Last week I was in Springfield, Illinois, for the 2011 Federation of Genealogical Societies (FGS) annual conference. It had been four years since I attended a national conference and it sure was fun to attend one again. Over 2000 people from 48 states and five countries attended the conference. It was the 35th Anniversary of …

Continue reading »

Sep 02

FGS Conference 2011

driving car

Next week I’m off to Springfield, Illinois, for the 2011 Federation of Genealogical Societies (FGS) national conference. The conference runs from September 7-10 and the theme is Pathways to the Heartland. The local host is The Illinois State Genealogical Society. You might want to check out their informative FGS Conference News Blog. I haven’t attended a …

Continue reading »

» Newer posts