Genealogy Day with Dr. John Phillip Coletta

  • 27 Sep 2014
  • 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
  • Plainfield-Gulford Township Library, 1120 Stafford Rd, Plainfield, IN 46168

Genealogy Day 

at Plainfield-GuilfordTownship Public Library

Enjoy a free day-long workshop on September 27, 2014 featuring Dr. John Philip Colletta.The day will include two morning sessions and two afternoon sessions, with lunch on your own. We know you will enjoy the engaging, entertaining and knowledgeable genealogy presentation by Dr. Colletta. Colletta teaches how to reconstruct a family’s past from scraps of information found in old written records, maps, newspapers, photographs, tombstones and heirlooms.

Dr. John Philip Colletta The detective work can be challenging and fun.In addition, Colletta will help participants learn about ancestors as men and women with personalities, character traits, motives, aspirations, joys and disappointments. John will use illustrated presentations which include engaging case studies and real life examples to show how to explore the world of our forebears and write an account of their lives.

Library opens - 9:00 a.m.: Registration - 9:15 a.m.: Sessions begin - 9:30 a.m.; Sessions end - 4:00 p.m.

Dr. Colletta is a prolific writer. He will have his books available for sale. Check:

Registration for the one day workshop is required and space is limited. Registration opens June 1, 3014.

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"Preserving The Past, Serving The Present, Promoting The Future"

Wabash Valley Genealogy Society 

Based in Vigo County, Terre Haute, Indiana. Serving Clark, Crawford and Edgar Counties in Illinois.

Clay, Greene, Parke, Putnam, Sullivan, Vermillion and Vigo in Indiana


P.O. Box 7012

Terre Haute, Indiana 47802-7012


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President: James Kane      Email:

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