Who started the Chicago Genealogical Society?

Was it called the Chicago Genealogical Society?

When was the first meeting?

Where did they meet?

What were the membership dues in 1967?

How many members did they have?

Did they have a newsletter or quarterly? (hint see picture)

Come join us on May 6th as we celebrate this milestone in the Society’s history and learn the answers to these questions.

Our speaker for this special event is genealogist, speaker and writer Tony Burroughs. His presentation will be 50 Years in Genealogy.

Additional celebration highlights:

  • 50 years Anniversary Video
  • Membership Special
  • A look at the Society’s Archives
  • Door Prizes
  • Honor past CGS Board Members
  • Celebratory Cake

Join us on May 6, 2017 – 1:00pm at the Irish American Heritage Center, 4626 North Knox Avenue, Chicago, IL. The Heritage Center offers plenty of free parking and easy access using public transportation. Direction information at: http://irish-american.org/at-the-center/directions/. So mark your calendar and come be a part of this great celebration!

This event is FREE but registration is required. Please register here.

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