Riley County Genealogical Society
Riley County Genealogical Society
   
Come to the Genealogy & History Fair
a multi-county & community event
Genealogical and Historical Societies Sharing Information
 
hosted by
Riley County Genealogical Society &
Riley County Historical Museum
 
Saturday, August 19, 2017
Pottorf Hall, CICO Park, Manhattan, KS             Admission $5  
                                                  children, college students & military free
Who is Coming to the Fair?
Midwest Genealogy Center in Independence, MO. 
Riley County Genealogical Society
LDS Family History Center – hands-on activities using Family Search website to build your own Family Tree
Riley County Historical Society/Riley County Historical Museum 
Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR)
Fort Riley Historical Museums - U. S. Cavalry Museum
Sons of the American Revolution (SAR)
The Chapman Center for Rural Studies at K-State
Daughter of the American Colonists (DAC)
Richard L. D. & Marjorie J. Morse Department of Special Collections, K-State Libraries
The Society of Mayflower Decedent in the State of Kansas
Manhattan Public Library, African American Experience panels
Blue Rapid Historical Society
Strong Family/Grandma Hoerner History
Marshall County Historical Society
Friends of the Peace Memorial Auditorium
POW Camp Concordia Preservation Society
Manhattan/Riley County Preservation Alliance
Military Trail Markers & School projects with Doug Tippin
USD 383 History Day Projects
Twigs N Trees Genealogy
And more…………..
 
There is still time to participate in the Fair and share their family histories or display family treasures or products.  Register by August 5th.
 
 
 
 


 
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RL Court House
Friday, August 4
First Friday Members' Class
The Members Class will be held August 4th at 9:30 at our Platt House Library.  Jill Frese will share with us information she gleaned from her trip to Beatrice, Nebraska where she attended the Land Records and Genealogy Symposium on July 14th & 15th.
Friday, August 18
Round Table
Each third Friday of the month, an open group meets at Bluestem Bistro for one and a half hours of stimulating discussion ranging from historical backgrounds of our ancestors to methodology and software recommendations. If it has a relation to family history and genealogy (however, vague) we are open to sharing ...
Saturday, August 19
Genealogy and History Fair
Classroom Presentations Information Tables Entries for EXhibition Family Stories Quilts and Memorabilia Record Preservation, including Kansas History Family Food History - family recipes and stories Family Albums and Photos Award Nomination to recognize contributions to genealogy and history projects in 2016 Admission $5.00.  Children, college students with ID and
Friday, September 15
Round Table
Each third Friday of the month, an open group meets at Bluestem Bistro for one and a half hours of stimulating discussion ranging from historical backgrounds of our ancestors to methodology and software recommendations. If it has a relation to family history and genealogy (however, vague) we are open to sharing ...