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Monthly Program Schedule

Regular monthly meeting of MCGS at Milwaukee Central Library
814 W. Wisconsin Ave., Room 1 except where noted
Program follows business meeting - starts about 1:30.

Friday, April 25, 2014

Meeting Room 1

Patricia A. Lynch the Secretary of the "West Side Soldiers Aid Society". Ms. Lynch will discuss the organization, it's history, and current sesquicentennial celebration.

The WSSA Society was established to care for Union soldiers during and after the Civil War. The members paved the way for the Northwest Branch of the National Home for Disabled Volunteer Solders (now the Zablocki VA Medical Center) in Milwaukee.


Friday, May 16, 2014

Meeting Room 1

Thomas Fehring, local history enthusiast and author of "Chronicles of Whitefish Bay". In addition to discussing his book, Tom will also talk about historic preservation and researching genealogy in the Whitefish Bay area.


Friday, June 27, 2014

Meeting Room 1

Timothy May, Vice President of the Irish Genealogy Society of Wisconsin will do a presentation on DNA testing and it's uses and limitations for genealogy.


Interested in presenting a genealogy-related topic at a Friday MCGS Meeting?
Contact Lisa Christopherson.

Interested in presenting a genealogy-related topic at a Friday MCGS Meeting?

We are always looking for suggestions from Members of what topics they are interested in and suggestions of interesting speakers. This information is saved and passed along to the next Program Coordinator, so even if not scheduling can't be accomplished immediately, it is valued input! We are eager to provide speakers that are of interest to all of our diverse Members. If you have heard a good speaker, fun ideas for programs or have some educational topics you would like to hear about, just let us know.

 

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