Sunday, February 13, 2011

Genealogy Events in Nebraska - Family History classes and Civil War conference

There are now nearly 70 genealogy or history related events in Nebraska that have been added to the ever-growing list being maintained by You can view or download the list here (Adobe pdf file).

I just learned from Howard Camp that The Family History Center in Lincoln, Nebraska is preparing a series of FREE classes beginning next month. All classes are from 7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. at the LDS Family History Center, 3000 Old Cheney Road, Lincoln.

Tuesday, March 08, 2011 - Beginning Genealogy - Organization
Tuesday, March 15, 2011 - What is in the Family History Center
Tuesday, March 22, 2011 - Communication in Genealogy
Tuesday, March 29, 2011 - Census Records

Thursday, April 07, 2011 - Czech Research
Thursday, April 14, 2011 - Migration
Thursday, April 21, 2011 - Land Records #1
Thursday, April 28, 2011 - Land Records #2

Tuesday, June 14, 2011 - Preparing for a Research Trip
Tuesday, June 21, 2011 - Church Records
Tuesday, June 28, 2011 - Digital Records

Cheri Hopkins just emailed some updated information about:

Remembering The Civil War. . .150 Years Later
July 8-9, 2011
Two day conference to celebrate the Sesquicentennial of the Civil War. There will be two days of classes, lectures and programs. Twenty four learning events will take place with professional genealogy and history speakers. This will be a great opportunity for family genealogists with Civil War ancestors as well as for those interested in the history of the Civil War.

Early registration cost for the two days will be $45/both days. This will include lunch on both days to be served on site at the museum. There will also be two free Humanities programs, one offered at the end of each day.

Speakers will include:
James Potter, Nebraska State Historical Society
David Wells, independent civil war historian
Dr. Daniel Holtz, professor-historian-musician
Ruby Coleman, Association of Professional Genealogists
Susan Weber, Nebraska Quilters Association Museum staff
Guy Hielscher, historian/collector
Maurine Roller, independent scholar
Wally A, Seiler, independent scholar

908 Yellowstone
Alliance, Nebraska
Becci Thomas,  director

For more information about this conference, contact Cheri Hopkins.

Who knew there were so many genealogy related events in Nebraska? Hope to see you at some of these! Be sure to email me if you have an event to add in your area.

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