Douglas County Historical Society
1219 Nokomis St
Alexandria, MN 56308
Phone: 320-762-0382

Central Minnesota Family Ties Genealogy Conference 2016 To Be Held in Alexandria, Minnesota!

The Central Minnesota Family Ties Genealogy Conference 2016, will be held in Alexandria, Minnesota.

Date: Saturday, June 4th, 2016, 9:00 am – 4:00 pm.

Location: Grand Arbor, 4403 Pioneer Rd SE, Alexandria, Minnesota 56308.

Cost: $30 in advance, $35 at the door. Cost includes salad and sandwich lunch.

See brochure PDF linked below for registration details.

Daniel Granlund family, Nelson, MN copy 2

Whether you are an experienced researcher, or just beginning your family history journey, you will enjoy getting together with others from Central Minnesota who share your interest in genealogy. With informative presentations and helpful collaborations, the breakout sessions at this conference will advance your knowledge of genealogy research strategies, sharing traditional methods, current DNA and internet genealogy information.

For a PDF file of the conference brochure, with session descriptions/schedules, contact information, map, registration form and information on the presenters, click on the link below:

Brochure: Central Minnesota Family Ties Conference June 4, 2016

Read the brochure for detailed information about the presenters, sessions, and activities from which you can choose.  Here is the list in a nutshell:

  • Genealogy Research Today
  • Beginning Genealogy
  • DAR – Daughters of the American Revolution in Central Minnesota
  • Exhibits
  • Ask the Genealogists
  • Why DNA? (and which tests are available)
  • Research Your House History
  • Internet Genealogy Research and Resources (beyond ancestry.com)
  • Beginning German Research

The conference will be held at Grand Arbor, a beautiful facility in SW Alexandria, MN.

Map:

(Photo: Douglas County, MN family of Daniel and Christine Granlund, 1868 immigrants from Dalarna, Sweden, and their children, at their homestead near Nelson, MN about 1890.)

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