Society Programs 2014

Meetings are held at the La Porte Parks & Recreation Dept. Office Bldg. Meeting Room, 250 Pine Lake Ave., La Porte, IN on the second Tuesday of the month.  Social Time 7:00 p.m. followed by Business Meeting and Program 7:15 p.m.


14 Jan. 2014
Show & Tell.
Bring item(s) of interest you have found in your genealogical research to share with others.
11 Feb. 2014
Family History Through the Eyes of A Videographer.
Presented by Pam Pulice.
11 Mar. 2014
What Happens to Your Genealogy Research After You Die?
Presented by Marlene Polster, Northwest Indiana Genealogical Society.
8 Apr. 2014
DNA for Genealogists.
Presented by Jeffrey Bassett.
23 Apr. 2014
Genealogical Research Bus Trip to Allen Co. Public Library.
Leaves Michigan City 7:00 a.m. - La Porte 7:30 a.m.
13 May 2014 What the St. Joseph County Archives Can Do For You.
Presented by Vickie Rydzinski.
10 June 2014
Annual Cemetery Tour – Kingsbury Cemetery, U.S. 35 & 500S.
6:00 p.m. Presented by Gloria Arndt and Dorothy Palmer.
Group will gather for refreshments and friendship following tour.  
8 July 2014
Starke Co., IN Records for the Genealogist – the Lower Townships of La Porte Co. That Were Once Part of Starke Co.
Presented by Audrey Kinezian.
12 Aug. 2014
Mountain Meadows Massacre.
Presented by Lester Chadwick.
9 Sept. 2014
Presentation of La Porte County, IN Residency Certificates.
14 Oct. 2014
Research in the La Porte Co., IN Court House.
Presented by Fern Eddy Schultz, La Porte Co., IN Historian
11 Nov. 2014
Military Cemetery Flag Holders, the organizations they represent and how to obtain information on ancestors’ service.
Presented by Patricia Gruse Harris.
12 Dec. 2014
Annual Christmas Dinner & Party.
Presentation of Genealogist of the Year Award

The 1930 census on microfilm for the state of Indiana is available to researchers at both the Michigan City Public Library and the LaPorte County Public Library.







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Suggestions for future programs can be forwarded to Patricia Harris at