Sunday, December 13, 2009

Lincoln Lancaster County Society meeting rescheduled to December 15

Last Tuesday's snow storm resulted in the December meeting of the Lincoln Lancaster County (Nebraska) Genealogical Society meeting to be rescheduled to this coming Tuesday, December 15, 2009.

Lower Level Theater
Dick Admin. Bldg.
Union College Campus
3800 So. 48th St. Lincoln, Nebraska

This month's program has a topic near and dear to those of us with Danish ancestors!

December 15 – John and Dawn Nielsen
Voices from the New Land: Danish Immigration to Nebraska

Explore Danish immigration to Nebraska through dramatic readings from immigrant letters, journals and diaries, as well as slides of old photographs, drawings and scenes of present day Denmark and Nebraska. The program will be sponsored in part by The Nebraska Humanities Council. Dawn is a teacher and John is Professor of English at Dana College in Blair, Nebraska.

Visit the Society's web site at: Lincoln Lancaster Genealogy Society.

Speaking of which, the Society has an AMAZING online searchable database of older Lancaster County cemetery and marriage records. I've already discovered dozens of valuable pieces of information here. Check it out here!

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