6:00 pm Grant Foreman Room, Muskogee Public Library (bring a friend, make new friends)
Janet Hovorka Janet Hovorka and her husband own Family ChartMasters, a genealogy chart printing service and official printing service for Legacy Charting. She is the author of the Zap the Grandma Gap book and workbooks about engaging youth with family history.
- Pre-recorded webinar -
"Fun Family History Activities for Youth at Your Family Reunion" Shake up your family reunion with meaningful activities that will be fun for the whole family. Come learn about games and activities that will get your family talking about the family history you share, make them laugh and help them feel part of the bigger whole.
THERE WILL BE DOOR PRIZES!
_____________________ Monthly programs are open to the public, but we encourage you to join! Your membership dues help us to provide more and better resources for the area's genealogical community. The regular meeting is the 4th Thursday of each month (except July and August) at 6:00 p.m. at the Muskogee Public Library, unless announced otherwise.
We Are Here for You
Whether you have Muskogee County ancestors or have no family connection to Muskogee County or even Oklahoma, you will find extensive support for your genealogy and family history research at the Muskogee County Genealogical Society (MCGS). _________________________
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Every Saturday morning a new "How To" YouTube video is posted here.
This week -"An Overlooked Southern Resource - Plantation Records" with Amie Johnson Crow
The Winter edition of the FGS "Forum" is now available to MCGS members
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Spaulding Institute (above) aka Spaulding Female College was built by the Methodists in 1901. The building had a long and interesting history before it was demolished by the City of Muskogee in 1965. More information is available in Muskogee Public Library's Genealogy and Local History Department.
The Local History & Genealogy Department has one of the largest genealogical collections in Northeastern Oklahoma. The friendly and knowledgeable staff is experienced in all areas of research including Native American and Freedman research. The department has the Dawes Rolls, enrollment cards, applications and other rolls of the Five Civilized Tribes as well as local newspapers, and court records. Visit their website for databases you can search from home using your MPL library card
MPL is an affiliate of Family Search making it possible for you to view digital images not otherwise available on your personal computer. There are also other databases available only on computers in the department.