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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.
 
 
Schedule:
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
3:00-5:00
MGC Library Open
Meet with representatives of
  • MN Daughters of the American Revolution
  • MN Society of Mayflower Descendants
  • MN Yankee Genealogy Society