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Allen County Public Library Genealogy Center

Our Events

Events List

  1. Explore the Life of a Parent or Grandparent

    Thursday, October 19, 2017

    How to research the life of a person who was alive in the early twentieth century.

  2. Digitization in The Genealogy Center

    Friday, October 20, 2017

    Take a virtual tour of the equipment in The Genealogy Center.

  3. Genealogy Scavenger Hunt: Family Fun in The Genealogy Center

    Saturday, October 21, 2017

    The scavenger hunt will show you different aspects of the Center while teaching how to get started in family history research.

  4. Finding Johnny Reb: Researching Your Confederate Soldier

    Saturday, October 21, 2017

    Locating information on a Confederate soldier can be difficult, but not impossible.

  5. The Search for Nancy Hanks: A Historical Wild Goose Chase, Mitochondrial DNA, and the Maternal Ancestry of Nancy Hanks Lincoln

    Sunday, October 22, 2017

    The Nancy Hanks Lincoln mtDNA Study and new historical evidence reveal the surprising truth Lincoln concealed about his mother's family and ancestry.

  6. Using Vital Records & Their Substitutes

    Monday, October 23, 2017

    Vital records are the Holy Grail of genealogical sources.

Speakeasies, Juice Joints, and Blind Pigs: Prohibition History and YOU!

If you have a question about this event, Please contact us

When

From: 10/13/2017 07:00 PM

To: 10/13/2017 09:00 PM

How did Prohibition affect producers of alcohol, drinking establishments, and the Average Joe who wanted a cocktail? Learn about the history of Prohibition, how it affected Hoosier producers and establishments, and sample a few period appropriate cocktails made from better stuff than Bathtub Gin! Grab your fedora and feather boa, and dress the part to learn, have some giggle water, and be over the moon.

Presenter: Allison DePrey Singleton
 
HT2, 10212 Chestnut Plaza Drive, Fort Wayne, IN 46814.

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For information on this event, call 260-421-1225 or email Genealogy@ACPL.Info.

Part  of Family History Month 2017

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