Riley County Genealogical Society
Riley County Genealogical Society
Best Genealogy Place in Riley County
We have a wealth of information about Riley County, the surrounding counties, and the families who settled here.
 


History & Genealogy Fair

Saturday, August 24, 2019, 10am - 3pm  
Pottorf Hall, CICO Park, Manhattan at Kimball & Wreath
 
Hosted by Riley County Genealogy Society,
Riley County Historical Society and Museum, &
Manhattan/Riley County Preservation Alliance 
  • Classroom Presentations – Topics about genealogy, history, and preservation. 
  • Information Tables - Genealogy & Historical Societies, Museums, personal history projects, & more
  • Kansas History Book Corner – author interviews
‚ÄčPrograms

10:30 - 11:15 a.m.

Jim Sherow - The Chisolm Trail: Joseph McCoy’s Great Gamble

11:30 - 12:15 p.m.

Patricia Wadick & Vicki Holverson - Creating Your Family Books: The Write Time

12:30 - 1:15 p.m.

Sara Fisher - Researching Your House

1:30 - 2:30 p.m.

Nolan Sump, Historical Reenactor - Gov. Nehemiah Green, 1881

Admission is free - Open to the public
For more information call RCGS Library at 785-565-6495.  
Check library open hours before calling.
 
We invite organizations to participate in the 2019 Manhattan Area Genealogy & History Fair.  Reserve a table to promote your group.  There is no charge for a displaly table.  
 
Register early to reserve a table.  All registrations must be returned by August 5, 2019.


Garden Walk
Saturday, August 24
Genealogy & History Fair
Presesnted by Riley County Genealogical Society, Riley County Historical Museum & Manhattan/Riley County Preservation Alliance.........FREE Admission Classroom Presesntations Information Tables - genealogy societies, museums, history projects, family projects and more "Kansas History Book Corner" Meet authors throughout the day and books available for sale
Friday, September 20
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 ...
Friday, October 4
1st Fridays Members Class
To be announced
Friday, October 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 ...