Wednesday, May 29, 2019

906. State Library Hosts Historical and Genealogical Series

The Indiana State Library Summer Lecture Series:

Topics of Historical and Genealogical interest.



            Join us at the Indiana State Library, as we host a series of lectures on our open Saturdays during the months of June, July, and August.  The lectures are free and open to the public.  Parking is available in the Senate Avenue parking garage across from the library.  Light snacks will be provided. 

All talks will begin at 11:00 a.m.

Each lecture is worth 1 LEU.

Registration required.



June 8 – Dr. Michella Marino and Jill Weiss Simins from the Indiana Historical Bureau present “How Did We Get Here? Why History Matters and How to Start Researching It”.  Registration deadline is Wednesday, June 5.



July 13 – Professional genealogists John Barr and Amber Oldenburg dig deep into land records.  Broaden your understanding of land records, the clues they can provide, and how it all fits into your genealogical research.  John Barr presents “Map reading for Genealogists: When North isn't...” and Amber Oldenburg presents “Land Records: A Family Historian’s ‘Bread and Butter.’”  Registration deadline is Wednesday, July 10.



August 10 – Nicole Poletika from the Indiana Historical Bureau presents “Unigov: The Creation of Modern Indianapolis and Its Suburbs.”  Registration deadline is Wednesday, August 7.



            Registration information can be found here: https://www.in.gov/library/events.htm

 Let me know if you need further information.



            Thanks,  Jamie Dunn, Supervisor, Genealogy Division, Indiana State Library


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