Other Genealogy Events

Saturday, June 9, 2018
The Detroit Society for Genealogical Research, Inc.
31st Annual Research Trip: Allen County Public Library Ft. Wayne, Indiana

You are invited to join members and friends of the Detroit Society for Genealogical Research and our trip partners from the Western Wayne County Genealogical Society for a full day of research at the 2nd largest genealogical research library in the U.S.:

Depart: Lawrence Technological University (LTU) parking lot C 6:15 am
Depart: Livonia Senior Center (15218 Farmington Rd. @ 5 Mile Rd) 7:00 am
Depart: Chelsea Park & Ride at Exit 159 off I-94 7:45 am
Rest stop (1st one in Indiana) ~8:30 am
Arrive: Allen County Pub Library, Ft Wayne IN 10:00-10:15 am
Research time ~10:00 am – 6:00 pm
Depart: Ft Wayne 6:15 pm
Rest stop (MI west of Jackson) ~8:15 pm
Arrive back at Chelsea Park & Ride at Exit 159 off I-94 8:45 pm
Arrive back at Livonia Senior Center 9:30 pm
Arrive back at Southfield (LTU) 10:00 pm
Cost is $40.00 and is open to all; boxed meals $12.00 (optional)

This covers transportation on a full facility (National Trails) bus. We will have donuts and bottled water available during the morning ride to Ft Wayne. There are vending machines with pop and snacks at rest stops, and the ACPL has a concession area available for lunch (restaurants are also nearby). For the return trip, optional boxed meals can be purchased. Reservations limited to the first 55 people – so don’t delay, reserve early.

To book your reservation go to DSGR Store / Events and then follow the instructions to choose your location and pay for your seat and optional meal for the return trip. There is also a mail-in / informational page.


Friday, July 20 & Saturday, July 21, 2018
Archives of Michigan and Michigan Genealogical Council present
Abrams Foundation Family History Seminar

The 2018 Abrams Foundation Family History Seminar features keynote speaker, David Allen Lambert, Chief Genealogist at the New England Historic Genealogical Society. In addition, on Friday additional sessions include Break into the Past: A Game for Genealogists, and an Archives of Michigan Tour, and five presentations.

In addition to seven presentations on Saturday, there will be the first Barbara J. Brown Family History Day featuring educational programs and family fun activities throughout the Michigan History Center; held concurrently with the Abrams Foundation Family History Seminar, including an oral history recording booth and genealogical trivia.

For additional information and registration visit Seeking Michigan.