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Upcoming HOWGS Programs and Events

04/03/2020 CANCELED!!!

Until Further Notice, All Future Meetings Of Heart O' Wisconsin Genealogical Society Are Canceled -- Stay Safe!

     
04/18/2020 “Using DNA in Family Research”
Wayne Peters of the Heart O' Wisconsin Genealogical Society will give the presentation.

      DATE: Saturday, April 18, 2020
      TIME: 9:30 am
      WHERE: All-Purpose Room, McMillan Memorial Library, Wisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin

Intended for the beginner, Wayne will discuss the types of genetic tests available to family researchers, problems what the tests can and cannot assist you with, privacy issues and how a DNA test changed his family tree.

Also, new this year! After the business meeting, a question and answer period will take place for those members who want to stay and do some research. This should be a great opportunity for both seasoned and new members alike.

05/16/2020 “Madison Research Trip”
We will take a trip to Madison for research. Details will follow.

      DATE: Saturday, May 16, 2020
     
06/20/2020 “Annual Cemetery Tour - Skunk Hill”
Author Robert Birmingham will give the presentation.

      DATE: Saturday, June 20, 2020
      TIME: 9:30 am
      WHERE: To Be Determined

We are very fortunate to have Robert Birmingham. Robert is the former Wisconsin state archaeologist and is retired from the anthropology faculty at UW-Waukesha. He has authored numerous books on Wisconsin archaeology and history, including "Skunk Hill: A Native Ceremonial Community in Wisconsin". After the presentation, we will carpool to Skunk Hill (Powers Bluff) for a tour. A picnic for members and family will follow.

     
07/18/2020 “No Meeting”
Enjoy the Summer!

 

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