Genealogy Class at the History Center Library

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Release dated: 
March 13, 2013
Media contacts: 

Megan Lawson • Marketing and Communications • 651-259-3141 •

Jessica Kohen • Marketing and Communications • 651-259-3148 •

Quick facts: 

Event: Genealogy Classes: Adding Leaves to the Branches of Your Family Tree
Date: Saturday, April 13, 2013
Time: 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
Place: Minnesota Historical Society Library, 345 Kellogg Blvd. W., St. Paul
Cost: $32; $28 for MHS members and MGS members.
Call for more information 651-259-3300

Genealogy Class at the History Center Library

LibraryFamily histories often limit their focus to names, dates and places. This class teaches participants methods to add narrative to their family research. Community history, social and political contexts, family, legal, religious and ethnic value systems are all great sources for adding background information. Linda Coffin, instructor, personal historian and owner of History Crafters, will lead the class.

The Minnesota Historical Society Library also offers "I'm New Here," a weekly free class held at the Minnesota Historical Society library on Saturdays mornings, are great ways to explore the vast resources that the Historical Society has to offer.

About the Minnesota Historical Society

The Society’s calendar of events is posted online at The website also has information about all of the Society’s programs, museums and historic sites.

The Minnesota Historical Society is a non-profit educational and cultural institution established in 1849. The Society collects, preserves and tells the story of Minnesota’s past through museum exhibits, libraries and collections, historic sites, educational programs and book publishing. Using the power of history to transform lives, the Society preserves our past, shares our state’s stories and connects people with history.

The Minnesota Historical Society is supported in part by its Premier Partners: Xcel Energy and Explore Minnesota Tourism.