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“Set in Stone: A Brief Intro to Gravestone Style & Symbolism” October 10, 2012 Free Educational Genealogy Program

Visitors Always Welcome! 6:30 p.m. refreshments and social time, 7:00 p.m. genealogy program in Meeting Room A at the Allen County Public Library, 900 Library Plaza, Fort Wayne, Indiana

Presented by Joy M. Giguere, PhD

This presentation will offer a brief intro into the history of gravestone styles and symbolism.  Learn how particular images or forms were used during different time periods and the meaning behind them.

Joy M.Giguere is an Assistant Professor of History at Ivy Tech Community College. Originally from Maine, her areas of expertise include the evolution of gravestone and cemetery styles over time and their relationship to broader social and cultural patterns in American society.

2012-2013 ACGSI Educational Programs

See our 2012-2013 brochure of Free Educational Genealogy Programs the second Wednesday evening of each month September to May at the Allen County Public Library Meeting Room A.

Our Computer Interest Group meets the third Wednesday evening of each month September to May in Meeting Room B at 7:00 p.m. We have a round table discussion of genealogy computer software and hardware issues from attendee questions. A genealogy related video is often shown after questions are answered.

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Getting Started in Family History & Genealogy Research – presented by Marge Graham

Join us Saturday, October 6, 2012 for a Beginning Genealogy Workshop.

9:00 am – 12:00 pm at the Allen County Public Library in Meeting Rooms A and B

900 Library Plaza, Fort Wayne, Indiana 46802.

Marge Graham will present:

• Beginning your search in family history
• Gathering and organizing your information for best results
• Learn basic research methods; apply proven methods to keep your search on track
• Tour of the Genealogy Center; sources at your fingertips to enhance your family’s history

Cost $10.00, preregistration required.

Download the registration form below to print and mail your reservation.

2012 Beginner Genealogy Workshop