the Dates for the 2013 FGS
the MGS bus to the FGS Conference in Fort Wayne!
Federation of Genealogical Societies is holding its annual conference in Fort
Wayne, Indiana-home of the Allen County Public Library's Genealogy Center-August
21 to 24, 2013.
Genealogists from all over the country will gather for four
days of workshops, special activities, and presentations by leading family history
for conference details.
here for information on the ACPL Genealogy Center.
here for genealogist Harold Hendersons free unofficial guide to the
can be expensive, so MGS has arranged to charter a bus to the conference.
bus leaves MGS at 6:30 or 7 am Tuesday, August 20 and returns Sunday, August 25.
The bus will pick up and drop off Wisconsin riders near Madison. Lunch on board
the bus is available on the outbound and return trips. Here's the best part: bus
tickets cost only $175 round trip ($210 after August 1).
whittle your costs further, MGS has arranged for a special rate from the Days
Inn, 1181 West Washington Center Road, Fort Wayne - $59 per night. For the five
nights of the conference, your total will be $341.95, including tax. The MGS bus
will provide occasional trips between the Days Inn and the conference site. You
can take advantage of the special Days Inn rate even if you don't ride the MGS
bus to Fort Wayne. Be sure to mention either MGS or WSGS.
not ride the bus with fellow genealogists? Instead of fighting summer traffic
or negotiating airport hassles, kick back, go green, and share the ride to Fort
Wayne. Your seatmate might be just the person who can help with your brick wall
your bus tickets and lunch from Minnesota, click
If you are in Wisconsin, click
are responsible for making your own conference and hotel reservations.
for the FGS conference, click
To reserve a room at the Days Inn, call 260-489-6556 and mention
the MGS block of rooms.
the event of insufficient registration, MGS reserves the right to cancel the bus
trip. If the trip is cancelled, those who have registered will be notified before
August 1 and will receive a full refund.