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
 
Classes, Exhibits, Information Tables
Everyone welcome to attend
Admission $5 
children, college students with ID,& military free
 
Individuals, families & businesses are invited to participate in the Fair and share their family histories or display family treasures or products. 
 
Registration Deadline extended to Aug. 5th
 
 


 
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Sunday, July 23
History and the Three Phases of the Ku Klux Klan
History and the three phases of the Ku Klux Klan Learn about the three phases of the KKK and what has developed into the burgeoning 4th phase.  The KKK started in the south of course but moved across the Midwest primarily, gained popularity in cities with big unions, brought in its ...
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