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Discover Your Family’s History at Midwestern Roots 2014 Conference!

If you’ve always wanted a guided tour of and learn more about your family’s history, this weekend you have the opportunity to get it. The Indiana Historical Society is hosting the Midwestern Roots 2014 Conference in Indianapolis. The conference will Read more >

A Visit to the Allen County Genealogy Library

At some point in our lives, everyone wonders, even a little, about where they came from. Not that awkward talk that your mom or dad had with you when you were 12. But our families histories. What was your grandmother Read more >

Finding Your Roots with Dr. Henry Louis Gates Jr. coming to Kokomo

Harvard professor, author, and host to several PBS programs, Dr. Henry Louis Gates Jr. is coming to Kokomo on Friday, January 25, 2013 to share his presentation of Finding Your Roots. This event will kick-off a year-long celebration commemorating Ivy Read more >

5 More Indiana Places Where I’d Like to Be Snowed In

It was almost two years ago that I sat stuck in my house courtesy of a big winter storm, thinking of five Indiana places where I wouldn’t mind being snowed in. Now, another big storm has begun (the weather folks Read more >

You’ll find plenty of stories in these destinations

Local libraries are a popular summer hangout for families. But did you ever consider going to a library as a destination all its own? Check out these four interesting Indiana libraries: Allen County Public Library, Fort Wayne If tracing your Read more >