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"Our purpose is to encourage the science of genealogy, to help others gather genealogical information, to preserve, and publish material of historical and genealogical nature, all for educational purposes."

Meetings are held at 1:30p.m. second floor Meeting Room at the Kewanee Public Library unless otherwise noted.
Everyone is welcome, elevator at First Street Entrance.




2015 MEETINGS


Genealogical Conference

41st Quad Cities Genealogical Conference
Saturday 25, 2015 8:00a.m. - 4:00p.m
Viking Club of Moline
1450 - 41st Street, Moline, Illinois
for more info call: Len Stevens 563-359-9672 or Chris Lossi 563-355-6298 or http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~ilbgsrim/

APRIL 27 - Angie Snook from the Geneseo Historical Society Museum, will speak on the Orphan Train that came to Henry County.

MAY 18 - Bishop Hill Dairymaids. This will be in the form of a skit using the facts and portraying the history about Bishop Hill. (time change due to holiday)

JUNE 22 - Todd Dedecker, Administrator of Bishop Hill Heritage Association to talk on Civil War - 57th Illinois Infantry  D Company which was composed of Swedes from Henry and Rock Island Counties.

JULY 27 - Adam Jaquet  Songs of the Civil War era.

AUGUST 24 - - Terry Austin. Quilts of Valor, The story of giving Veterans a quilt for the service of their country. Hope to have a presentation that day.

SEPTEMBER 28 - Maryan Wherry. She will share with us the story of Warner Castle, north of Orion, Illinois. The castle was built by Wilder W. Warner in 1895 who had a passion for castles.