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Lake County Genealogical Society

Discovery Trip to

The Allen County Library of Ft. Wayne


Wednesday-Friday, October 08-10, 2008


     Here is a special opportunity to travel with friends and acquaintances from the Lake County Genealogical Society, to visit the brand, new Allen County Public Library, on a 3 day/ 2 night Autumn adventure.

     The historical and genealogical departments of this special library continue to offer a tradition of excellence for Genealogists from across the U.S.

     Originally organized in 1961, the library’s collection contains over 220,000 printed volumes and over 260,000 microfilm and microfiche records. Because of the collection’s size and continuous growth through new purchases, the ACPL is a gold mine for everyone from the novice to the expert research aficionado.

     Below is a partial list of the information available --

 Family histories; Federal, State and Territorial Census records; City Directories; Passenger lists from New York, Baltimore, Boston, New Orleans and more; Military records starting with the Revolutionary War of 1776; Native American Records; African- American Records; Canadian, British Isles and other country records.

     Our trip itinerary has been designed to aid genealogist and researchers in their quests, by providing the opportunity to benefit from this excellent source in the most efficient way for a group visit.

     Come join us for the fun, companionship, security and value of traveling with our group. Space is limited, so call soon.




Trip price is $169 per person, based on double occ.

Our 3 day/ 2 night, Autumn adventure will include deluxe motorcoach transfer, 2 nights hotel stay at the newly remodeled Econo-Lodge of Ft. Wayne with breakfast included. Space is limited to One bus.

For information and/or to make your reservation

Please call: Reenie DeMay

at (440) 255-3213

Please see trip information and application on the back side