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Allen County Public Library Genealogy Center

Our Events

Events List

  1. I Seek Dead People: Using America’s GenealogyBank to Find Obituaries and More!

    Saturday, June 29, 2019

    GenealogyBank, obituaries & more!

  2. One-on-One Consultations - Tuesday July 2, 2019

    Tuesday, July 02, 2019

    Do you have a brick wall in your research?

  3. Closed for the Fourth of July

    Thursday, July 04, 2019

    Closed July 4th.

  4. DNA and Family History Interest Groups - July 11, 2019!

    Thursday, July 11, 2019

    Special date in July!

  5. Family Tree Maker Event at ACPL!

    Monday, July 15, 2019

    Come join Family Tree Maker at the Allen County Public Library for a night of learning.

  6. One-on-One Consultations - Thursday July 25, 2019

    Thursday, July 25, 2019

    Would you like a greater understanding of some aspect of your research?

“The Douglas Has Come!” Stephen A. Douglas and the Presidential Campaign of 1860 in Fort Wayne

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When

From: 10/16/2018 06:30 PM

To: 10/16/2018 07:30 PM

This talk will discuss the presidential election of 1860 particularly as it relates to Fort Wayne. It will focus especially on the appearance of Stephen Douglas in Fort Wayne on October 2, 1860, and the racial hatred that was expressed during that visit as well as the social divide that existed in the community at that time.

Presenter: John Beatty

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To register for this free event, call 260-421-1225 or email Genealogy@ACPL.Info.

Part of Family History Month 2018.
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