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engraved cemetery

Engraved in My Memory

A couple of years ago, I was driving through a small town on Memorial Day.
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Midwest Genealogy Center

Let’s Celebrate

Do you remember where you were on June 1, 2008?
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family fun

It’s All Fun and Games

My kids don’t have fond memories of trips to the genealogy library when they were young.
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steamboat

A Disaster Waiting to Happen

Why has everyone heard about the sinking of the Titanic, but never heard about the
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taxes

Nothing Is Certain but Death and Taxes

While I was doing my income taxes, the history nerd in me surfaced, and I wanted to know whe
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archivist

For the Record

My kids dreaded when their teacher asked what their parents did for a living because when th
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Whitney Ames

Royalty and Long-Lost Relatives: What’s Your Family Story?

National Genealogy Day occurs each year on the second Saturday in March, which this year falls on March 10.
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Books and tablet on wood

Find Your Ancestor’s Address & So Much More

Everyone wants to find that clue that can help to break a genealogy brick wall wide open.
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Old famine field in Ireland

No Small Potatoes

Potato chips, French fries, and loaded baked potatoes are just some of the ways I love to eat potatoes.
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Spring Seminar

Mapping Your Family History

Join the Midwest Genealogy Center on Saturday, March 24, for the 2018 Spring Seminar: Mapping Your Family History, featuri
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Girl with pen writing

Nothing to Write Home About

I have always thought about writing my personal history, but my life seemed like nothing to write home about.
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We want YOU! To Volunteer at MGC

Do you have experience researching your family history and want to share your expertise with others?
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