Friday, July 13, 2012

Illinois Family History Expo

The Illinois Family History Expo will be held August 3-4 in Springfield, Illinois.  If you have never attended a Family History Expo, now is your opportunity to sign up.  It is a great place to enhance your research skills, shop for genealogy items, visit with the professionals and make new friends.  The event will be held at the Crowne Plaza Springfield, 3000 South Dirksen Parkway.

The events begin at 1 p.m. on August 3rd and end at 4:30 p.m. on August 4th.  Keynote speaker will be Bernard E. Gracy, Jr. who is the External CTO and VP Business Development, Volly at Pitney Bowes.  Gracy is also an accomplished amateur genealogist.

Some of the topics presented will include vital records, photo retouching, online library catalogs, civil war research and naturalization research.  Throughout the day the attendees can select from various tracts.

This is a great opportunity to learn more about what thrills you the most ... GENEALOGY!

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