Other Genealogy Events

2018 Michigan Genealogical Council / Archives of Michigan Fall Family History Event

Saturday, April 27, 2019 – Spring Family History Seminar
Each spring the Lansing Family History Center sponsors a free Family History Seminar at their location in East Lansing. While the seminar is free, many of the classed fill quickly, and space is limited. Reservations will be opening soon. Again, this is a free seminar. There is a modest cost for a printed or thumb drive syllabus, which may be ordered when registering.

May 8-11, 2019 – National Genealogical Society Conference
The upcoming NGS 2019 Family History Conference will be held in St. Charles, Missouri, and will offer the best and most expansive series of lectures to advance your research. St. Charles is easily accessible with a small-town feel and an abundance of history. Additional details at

Saturday, June 1, 2019 – Research Tiip to Fort Wayne
The Detroit Society for Genealogical Research and the Western Wayne County Genealogical Research sponsor a research trip to the Genealogy Center at the Allen County Public Library, in Fort Wayne, Indiana. Additional details including departure pickup points, times, cost, and online reservations are available at

June 4-13, 2019 – Research Trip to Salt Lake City
Oakland County Genealogical Society (OCGS) Pam Epple leads a research trip to Salt Lake City each year. The 2019 trip will be June 4 to 13, 2019. Additional information is available on the OCGS Website.

July 12-13, 2019 – Abrams Foundation Family History Seminar
Save the dates! This annual seminar at the Michigan Library and Historical Center is brought to you by the Archives of Michigan and the Michigan Genelaogical Council. This year’s featured speaker is Tina Beaird. The complete schedule and registration information will be available soon.

August 21-24, 2019 – Federation of Genealogical Societies Conference
FGS makes its first visit to the nation’s capital with the National Archives, Library of Congress, DAR Library, and more a Metro ride away. Additional details are available at