Concord St. N., Suite 218 South St. Paul, MN 55075-1150
P: 651 455-9057
Help People Find Their Family History
to the Minnesota Genealogical Society (MGS), Minnesotas largest and most
comprehensive family history research organization. Whether you have Minnesota
connections or not, we invite you to join us in pursuit of your family history.
We have classes at all levels, from beginners to experts, an educational journal,
and fun social events. Together with our nationality and ethnic affiliates, we
offer a 30,000-volume library with North American and European genealogy resources.
2013 Fall Classes
are MGS' class offerings for fall 2013. We appreciate your registering in advance
for the classes you are interested in-this allows us to make sure that we have
enough seats and handout materials for everyone.
you have questions about MGS classes, ideas for classes you would like MGS to
offer, or a class you would like to offer, please contact email@example.com.
December 14, 10-12:30, Genealogy Topics at MHS -- Sharing Family History
Sharing Family Stories during
Family holiday gatherings are one of the best times for people
to collect the stories of their ancestors and immediate family members. This session
will offer suggestions for integrating story-telling into your family celebrations.
The instructor will describe a variety of scenarios and suggest activities to
encourage story-telling. Participants will have the opportunity to share ideas
that have worked in their own families.
Getting Grandma to
Sometimes relatives are reluctant to talk about their lives.
"You've already heard about that" or "it's not very exciting"
are two common responses. This session will offer tips for engaging your relatives
in story-telling, bringing out stories of their lives and the lives of your ancestors.
The instructor will provide suggestions for "triggers" to get people
talking and we will do some very short interviews with each other to see how easy
it can be.
Cost: $28 MGS and MHS members/$32 non-members
Library & Research Center
6pm - 9pm
Wednesday 10am - 4pm
Thursday 10am - 4pm
& 6pm - 9pm
10am - 4pm
Created in partnership with the makers of Legacy Family
Tree software, the Minnesota QuickGuide is a collection of essential resources
compiled by Minnesota Genealogical Society volunteers. It includes a timeline
of Minnesota history, tips on Minnesota research strategy, a list of migration
routes, and more. Also included are more than 100 links to websites and online
resources for vital records, church records, census records, and other Minnesota
materials. This handy 4-page guide is available as a laminated printed reference
tool and as a downloadable PDF file to use on your computer or mobile device for
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Format: $2.95 (Available
via direct download from Legacy Family Tree.) Order
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