Family History and Genealogy Programs
Connect with your family tree at your pace. The Indiana Historical Society offers educational opportunities throughout the year, from basic genealogy workshops to lectures featuring regional and national family history experts.
February 1, 2014
Using the Indianapolis Recorder and The Freeman Newspapers, 1890-1930
Learn about two major publications and discover how to expand your knowledge of ancestors from the Hoosier State and beyond.
March 22, 2014
Genealogy Online: Productive, Organized and Successful
Take a walk through a day in the life of the online genealogist. This day-long presentation is presented by Cyndi Ingle, creator of Cyndi's List.
April 26, 2014
Preservation Week Road Show - Appraisals and Preservation advice FREE
Consult with Appraisers and Conservators about family photographs, books and documents
10 a.m. - Noon and 1:30 - 4:30
Call (317)232-1882 to make a reservation
April 26, 2014
Genealogy Research Trips: The Good, Bad and the Ugly!
Hear tips on how to plan, things to think about and how to be ready for you next research trip.
May 17, 2014
Deconstructing Your Family Tree: Re-evaluating the “Evidence”
This methodology lecture shows how erroneous conclusions can sneak into our research uncontested.
SAVE THE DATE!
Aug. 1 and 2, 2014; pre-conference events July 31, 2014
Registration opens March 26, 2014.
Midwestern Roots is a biannual two-day conference presented by the Indiana Historical Society and features national, regional and local presentations on a number of relevant genealogy and family history topics.
Midwestern Roots 2012
If you weren't able to make it to Midwestern Roots 2012, it's not to late to learn from the outstanding presenters who were at the conference. The audio recording of the sessions are available on CD, and the conference syllabus is available on CD or as a PDF. Order here.