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They Came to Lincoln County (Poles and Other Ethnic Groups)

  • 7 Oct 2023
  • 10:00 AM
  • Minnesota Genealogy Center

Presented by Kay Freund, sponsored by the Polish Genealogical Society of Minnesota.

Join us as Kay Freund discusses the settlement of Lincoln County in Southwestern Minnesota in the late 1800’s.  Topics to include:
* Brief history of Lincoln County
* European Settlement
    - Timeline, Population Growth and Census Records
    - Villages/Townships by Different Ethnic Groups
* Polish Immigration
    - Why They Left Poland
    - Where in Poland They Originated
    - Impact of the Railroad in Minnesota
    - Importance of the Catholic Church
* Historic Places in Lincoln County
* Ethnic Events
* Genealogical Research Resources

This program is free to PGS-MN members and will be held in person at the Minnesota Genealogy Center, 1385 Mendota Heights Road, Mississippi Room, Mendota Heights, Minnesota 55120 as well as virtually by Zoom. A Zoom link will be sent approximately one week before the program.

Free to PGS-MN Members. Not a PGS-MN member and want to join us? For only $5, you can participate by completing the online guest application, which will then link you to pay online.

We hope you join us!

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