Workshop at Museum

Free Family History Workshop

Saturday, May 11th 10am-12noon

The West Central Family History Association, the genealogy committee of the Stevens County Historical Society is sponsoring their final Spring workshop on Saturday, May11th, from 10am-12noon.

Virginia Hanson, the archivist at the South Dakota State Historical Society in Pierre will be doing a workshop on Territorial Records for Genealogical Research.

This presentation includes records from Minnesota pre-statehood circa 1700-1858 and South Dakota 1700-1880. Showing resources including; Military Post Returns, Muster rolls, Marriages, Early School Census, Land records, Newspapers, Indian Census, Depending on the time allowed, includes a case file of a young soldier killed in 1862, while stationed at Ft Sully, DakotaTerritory..

As with most SCHS workshops, it is free but the museum asks that you RSVP to 320-589-1719, email or use our website contact form by clicking here.

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