Saturday, November 6, 2010

Eastern Nebraska Genealogy Events on tap for November

Family History month may be over, but genealogy opportunities remain for people in eastern Nebraska.

Coming up are activities sponsored by the Lincoln-Lancaster County Genealogical Society, the Greater Omaha Genealogical Society and the Nebraska State Historical Society's Brown Bag Lecture series.

Using Land Records - presented by Gail Blankenau
Lincoln-Lancaster County Genealogical Society monthly program
November 9, 2010
7:15 p.m.
Lower Level Theater
Dick Admin. Bldg. 
Union College Campus, 3800 So. 48th St. Lincoln, Nebraska
Program Description: (from the LLCGS web site):
Your genealogical research hitting brick walls? It may be you need to expand your quest to land records. In “Using Land Records,” Gail will guide you through the different kinds of land records and help you to prioritize and identify what she calls “high-value targets.” Gail has been a genealogist for over 20 years. Her articles have appeared in the New England Historical and Genealogical Register, the Ohio Genealogical Quarterly, Everton’s Genealogical Helper, and Family Chronicle.

The 2nd Nebraska Calvary - presented by Dean Podoll
Greater Omaha Genealogical Society

November 17, 2010
7:00 p.m.
Crown Pointe Retirement Center
2820 S 80th St, Omaha, Nebraska

Program Description: Podoll will be talking about the 2nd Nebraska Cavalry in the 1860′s which was organized to protect the Nebraska Territory from Indian uprisings.

Wings Over Nebraska: Nebraska Aviation - presented by Vince Goeres 
November 18, 2010
12:00 noon

Blackman Auditorium, Nebraska History Museum, 131 Centennial Mall North, Lincoln, Nebraska
Program Description: Aviation enthusiasts will enjoy the photographs and stories of Nebraska's early planes and pilots, including World War I ace Orville Ralston, and Charles Lindbergh, who learned to fly at the nationally known Lincoln Aviation and Flying School. Presenter: Vince Goeres, Author of Wings Over Nebraska. Read more about Vince Goeres' book project on the Journal-Star web site.

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