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Minnesota Genealogical Society

2020 Spring Conference

“Pilgrims to Patriots: Researching Colonial America to the United States Revolution,
A celebration of the 400th Anniversary of the Mayflower”
When: Saturday, April 18, 2020 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Where: Minnesota Genealogy Center, (MGC) 1385 Mendota Heights Road, Mendota Heights, MN
What: The conference will focus on genealogical research from the start of the colonies through the United States Revolution in honor of the 400th Anniversary of the landing of the Mayflower.
8:00 AM  Registration Opens, Vendors open (coffee/tea available)
9:00-9:15 Introductory Remarks
9:15-10:15 New England Towns and Their Original Records – Lois Mackin
10:15-10:30 Break (coffee/tea available)
10:30-11:30 Researching the Revolution: Exploring Military Records of the 1770s & 1780s – Lois Mackin
11:30-12:30 Lunch
12:30-1:30 Finding Colonial Era Records Using Resources at MGC: Part 1 – Shirleen Hoffman
1:30-1:45  Break (coffee/tea available)
1:45-2:45 Finding Colonial Era Records Using Resources at MGC: Part 2 – Shirleen Hoffman
2:45-3:00  Closing Remarks
MGC Library Open
Meet with representatives of
  • MN Daughters of the American Revolution
  • MN Society of Mayflower Descendants
  • MN Yankee Genealogy Society