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2007, 2008, and Selected Civil War Sites - Click Here

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February 18, 2015 "Genealogical Resources Available At, Or Through, Westlake Porter Public Library" presented by Dan Dmytrykiw. Click Here

January 21, 2015 "Digging for Your Roots - Embarking on the Quest" presented by Debbie Basiewicz. Click Here

July 16, 2014 "Researching Pre-1850" presented by Margaret Cheney. Click here for handout

November 20, 2013 "Honoring Our Veteran Ancestors" presented by Jon Silvis. Click here for handout

October 16, 2013 "Finding Your Ancestors In Ohio's Local Government Records Collections," presented by Chris Staats Click here for handout

October 17, 2012  speaker notes for  "From Prague to Cleveland"  presented by Cindy Smith.  Click here for  handout

August 18, 2012  speaker notes for "How to Locate a Civil War Veteran's Gravesite". Click here for handouts

Cuyahoga West April 18 Meeting:  "The 1940 Census is Here! But, how do we search it, without a name index:" presented by Wally Huskonen in the Porter Room. Click here for  handouts

September 2011 Speaker notes from Joni Mihelich's, Genealogical Specialist at the Cuyahoga County Public Library, presentation "Civil War Genealogical Research" Click here

July 2011 Meeting 'Resources for Researching Your Austro-Hungarian Ancestors'  Presented by Diana Rogers -   Click here for Presentation Notes

November 2015 Meeting "Pennsylvania; Unlocking the Keystone State" Presented by Chris Staats - Click here for Presentation Notes


The Speakers have all given permission to put their notes and handouts on these pages.

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P.O. Box 45607, Westlake, Ohio  44145-0607

 Or, call Westlake Porter Public Library for times, 440-871-2600

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