Saturday, January 5, 2008

Several reasons why you should not miss NGS 2008!!

If you can’t decide for sure if you want to come to Kansas City in May for “Show Me the Nation’s Records” there are dozens of reasons why you should plan to attend the 2008 NGS conference. Some of those reasons are listed below:
  • Many great speakers covering a wide variety of topics
    - Finding your relatives in the records at the National Archive records
    - Learn more about the Homestead Records Project
    - How to find records for ancestors who lived or migrated through Midwestern states
    - Using various record types to research your Native American ancestors
    - If you have German ancestors there are several excellent speakers who will expand your knowledge about researching your German ancestors
    - Do you want to find out how DNA studies can help with your genealogical research
    - Increase your efficiency by learning how to use the latest software and other tools
    - Learn ways to improve your skills as a genealogical researcher

  • The new Midwest Genealogy Center opens in May 2008. Be one of the earliest visitors to tour this state of the art genealogical research facility. It is located at Lee's Summit and Kiger Roads in Independence, Missouri.

    - Visit the National Archives – Central Plains Region in Kansas City, Missouri
    - Great central location with easy travel to Kansas City, Missouri.
    - Lots of non-genealogical sites for your traveling companions – National Frontier Trails Center, World War I and Liberty Monuments, Truman Library, Worlds of Fun, blues and jazz, lots of antique shops, Union Station, Science City and IMAX theater.
    - Close proximity to Iowa, Nebraska, Kansas and Missouri State Archives.
    Don’t miss out on all of the fun and a great genealogy program --- make your plans now for a trip to “Show me the Nation’s Records” 14-17 May 2008.

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