Thursday, January 3, 2008

Indiana Historical Society Workshops Coming Soon!

The Indiana Historical Society (IHS) is offering some upcoming genealogy and conservation workshops, starting the first two months of the year. These workshops take place at the Indiana History Center, located at 450 W. Ohio St. in downtown Indianapolis.

"Using Maps to Discover Your Family History" will be held on Saturday, Jan. 19, from 10 a.m. Registrants will learn how to utilize maps, including examples of Sanborn maps, survey sketches, plat books and topographical maps.

To register for a workshop, or for more information on other upcoming workshops or IHS programs and events, call (317) 232-1882 or (800) 447-1830. Information is also available at

A nonprofit membership organization since 1830, the IHS also publishes books and periodicals; sponsors teacher workshops; provides youth, adult, and family programming; provides support and assistance to local museums and historical groups; and maintains the nation's premier research library and archives on the history of Indiana and the Old Northwest.

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