WELCOME TO THE 2023 NORTH STAR GENEALOGY CONFERENCE
27-28 OCTOBER 2023
Eagan Community Center
Pre-Conference Day Thursday October 26th, 2023
Join us Thursday afternoon for a special pre-conference workshop from Kimberly Powell: "From Words to Maps: An Introduction to Metes and Bounds Land Platting."
Have you ever stumbled upon a land description and wondered how to visualize it? Or how you might use it to identify neighbors or locate your ancestor on a map? This down-to-earth workshop will arm you with the terminology and techniques to convert the land descriptions found in deeds, probate, and court records into detailed plats.
You’ll learn how to draw plats by hand and use the clues they contain to assemble a group of plats into an ancestral neighborhood. You’ll benefit from adding this powerful tool to your genealogy toolbox!
1pm-4pm at the Eagan Community Center. This is a limited enrollment workshop.
Awards Banquet Friday October 27th, 2023
Dr. Michael Lacopo will take us on a trip down Memory Lane and share his tales of serendipity, woe, discovery, and frustration in his talk “Top Ten Things I Have Learned in Four Decades of Genealogical Research”.
Come to dinner Friday evening with your fellow genealogists and help us honor people who have received MGS recognition for outstanding service at our annual banquet.