Indiana Genealogy & Local History Fair

  • 27 Oct 2012
  • 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM
  • Indiana State Library, Indianapolis, IN
The Indiana State Library in Indianapolis will hold their 3rd annual Indiana Genealogy & Local History Fair on Saturday, October 27 from 9 am to 3:30 pm.

 Admission is free, and in addition to commercial and non-profit genealogy vendors, there will be free programs offered throughout the day:

--"Digging for Data in Back Rooms and Basements" - Bruce Oakley, researcher/funeral director will discuss funeral home and cemetery records, including how to approach these companies and organizations.

--"Your Grandma Wasn’t a Cherokee Princess" - Dark Rain Thom, author/family historian will discuss specific problems encountered with researching Native American ancestry.

--"Genealogy is like a Potato" - James Alexander Thom, author/researcher will discuss how to make your ancestry come alive.


"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


Society Email Address:

President: James Kane      Email:

For other WVGS officers and their contact information click on "Contact" above left.

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