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Indiana Genealogical Society, P.O. Box 10507, Fort Wayne, Indiana 46852-0507


IGS Annual Meeting & Conference
Saturday, 1 April 2023
Allen County Public Library
Fort Wayne, Indiana

Amy Johnson Crow

The first in-person IGS Conference and Seminar since 2019 will be Saturday, 1 April 2023, at the Allen County Public Library in Fort Wayne. A virtual option will be available at the same price. The in-person event will be held at the Allen County Public Library in Fort Wayne. Virtual attendees will join remotely via Zoom. Logon information and guidance for accessing the online feed will be sent prior to the conference.

Registration is now open for the 2023 annual conference, which will be held on Saturday, April 1, 2023. The featured speaker will be Amy Johnson Crow. Indiana Genealogical Society members will receive a $35 discount if they register before Saturday, 25 March 2023.

DEADLINE: The deadline to register for the conference is Saturday, 25 March 2023 (must be postmarked by March 18; after that, registration will be $65 per person, at the door.

REGISTRATION: Register online for the conference using the form below or print and mail in the Registration Form.

INDIANA LIBRARIANS: All sessions are eligible for Librarian Educational Units or Technology Librarian Educational Units.

Schedule of Events:

9:00 am Library Opens and in-person registration begins
On street parking is free on Saturday
Parking for a fee is available in library garage and nearby lots
9:15–9:30am Welcome and Introductions
9:30–10:30 am Session 1-A: Finding Ancestors Before 1850, Amy Johnson Crow (1 LEU)
Session 1-B: Indiana County Development, Michael Maben (1 Technology LEU)
10:30–11:00 am Break
11:00 am–12:00 pm Session 2-A: After Mustering Out: Researching Civil War Veterans, Amy Johnson Crow (1 LEU)
Session 2-B: The Blanchard Family and the National Road, Ron Darrah (1 LEU)
12:00–1:00 pm Break for lunch (on your own)
1:00–2:00 pm Indiana Genealogical Society Annual Meeting, Awards and Lineage Societies Inductions
(Open without charge to all IGS members)
2:15–3:15 pm Session 3-A: Using Land Records Effectively, Amy Johnson Crow (1 LEU)
Session 3-B: Using Periodicals and PERSI to Take Your Research to the Next Level, Curt Witcher (1 Technology LEU)
3:15–3:45 pm Break
3:45–4:45 pm Session 4: Ask the Experts, Amy Johnson Crow, Ron Darrah, Elizabeth Hodges, and Curt Witcher; moderated by Michael Maben (1 LEU)
4:45–5:00 pm Wrap-up

Online Registration:

Online registration has closed. Please register at the door.

Vivid-pix is sponsoring online access to the conference.


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Indiana Genealogical Society, P.O. Box 10507, Fort Wayne, IN 46852-0507