Minnesota Genealogical Society


Welcome to the Minnesota Genealogical Society, Minnesota's largest and most comprehensive family history research organization. Whether you have Minnesota connections or not, we invite you to join us in pursuit of your family history. 
We are a 100% Volunteer organization. Delays may occur when sending requests. For LibraryHours, please see our Library Page.

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August 3
The Third Coast: How the Great Lakes Shaped America
  Description: This session will examine the rich history of the Great Lakes region, particularly its role in U.S. expansion through transportation, economic growth and defense. We will look at the geography of the Great Lakes and regional influences such ...

August 5
Celtic Roots Across America
You can find more information on their dedicated website: www.celtic-connections.org

August 7
DNA Interest Group Meeting
The next meeting of the DNA Interest Group will be at RCL in Roseville.

August 27
Interviewing Skills for Family History & Crafting A Compelling Family Narrative
Czechoslovak Genealogical Society International Quarterly Program 12:30–1:00 p.m. Program Registration 1:00–2:15 p.m. Linda Coffin will show how interviewing a person can be enjoyable and fulfilling for your family history. Linda will be present in-person in S. St. Paul.  2:15–2:45 p.m. ...

September 7
7 Ways to Use the Cloud for Your Genealogy Research
  Description: This presentation will include explanations of what the cloud can do for you and ways to protect your privacy.  I will share the 7 ways that you can use the cloud to make your personal research more effective ...