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Upcoming Genealogical Events in the South Dakota Area

  • South Dakota State Fair
    September 3-7
    Huron, SD
    For more information: Go to their website
  • September 18-19
    Kearney, Nebraska
    Midwest Famiy History Expo
  • Celtic Faire & Games September 19-20
    Aberdeen, SD
    For more information: Go to their website
  • West River History Conference October 1-3
    Rapid City, SD
    For more information: Go to their website
  • Roots & Branches: Digging Treasures in Your Own Back Yard (Local Historical Societies and Museums help in Genealogy Research)
    FREE to the Public (unless you wish to order a Bag lunch and syllabus)Sponsored by the Brookings SD Family History Center
    Saturday September 19, 2015 8:00 am – 4 pm
    The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints, 200 22nd Ave (south of Hospital,Brookings SD
    Topics include: Virginia Hanson: Early Dakota Territorial Records at the State Archives (1700-1900 era records—including; Military Post Returns, Muster rolls, Marriages, Early School Census, Land records, Newspapers, Indian Census, just to start); Smith Zimmerman Museum (Treasures of the Past: How the Dead Still Speak); Treasures Online—FH Apps and Toys by the Youth for the Whole Family; Rootstech 2015 Video on 30 Pieces of Tech, Brookings County Museum Resources; Hidden Treasures in Ghost Towns and Abandoned Cemeteries in Eastern SD, SD Ag Heritage Museum Resources and help preserving your Family Heirlooms and Photos; Moody County Mystery of the Real Granny Weston—a Model in Native American Research
    Displays: Local Genealogy societies, Free premium websites at your local FHC, Additional information on presentations—such as interactive help with FamilySearch Apps.
    For details, registration forms browse to Go to their website Email: