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Allen County Public Library Genealogy Center

Our Events

Events List

  1. One-on-One Consultations - Wednesday February 20, 2019

    Wednesday, February 20, 2019

    Contact us if these times don't suit your schedule. We are flexible!

  2. Sharing: Non-Traditional Family History Books

    Sunday, March 03, 2019

    Publishing a family history needn’t be a heavy lift.

  3. Writing: Simple Steps to Begin Writing Your Family Stories

    Monday, March 04, 2019

    For many, writing is just another chore. Where does one start?

  4. Publishing: Various Options for the Family Historian

    Tuesday, March 05, 2019

    Several options for getting their family history in print.

  5. Preserving: Sharing New Ideas from RootsTech

    Wednesday, March 06, 2019

    Learn what's new from RootsTech!

  6. Talking: Triggering Memories to Begin Conversations about Family History

    Thursday, March 07, 2019

    An interactive presentation on triggering memories to begin conversations.

“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

Discovery Center

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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