Sat, Oct 02


Terre Haute

Finding Your Family History

Six Week Genealogy Course -Research sources, one-on-one instruction from 4 experienced genealogists, Cost is one Individual Membership($65) at the History Center --FREE for Museum Members with a donation

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Finding Your Family History

Time & Location

Oct 02, 2021, 10:30 AM – Nov 06, 2021, 10:30 AM

Terre Haute, 929 Wabash Ave, Terre Haute, IN 47807, USA

About the Event

Finding your family history can be daunting, especially if you don't know where to search. This 6-week course will offer a primary and basic approach to the locations where your family stories begin. Classes begin on Saturday October 2, 2021.  They will be held in the Museum Auditorium from 10:30am to 11:45am every Saturday until November 6th, 2021. Free to members of the History Center with a donation, or the cost is purchase of $65 Individual membership. If you wish to attend only certain lectures of the six offered classes, the fee is $10.00 each. Class itinerary is as follows: 

10/02 Where to start your Research

10/09- Sources Beyond the Internet

10/16- What are in the Censuses?

10/23- Discoveries in Land Records and Deeds

11/06- Finding More Than Tombstones in Cemeteries

Tickets can be purchase here online or at the VCHM front desk by September 28th, 2021 





  • Individual Membership


    +$1.63 Service fee

    Along with admission to all six classes and material for this course, your one-year membership to the History Center includes: -Unlimited visits to the museum -Quarterly newsletter describing events and programs -Free admission to specific events and programs of the Museum


    +$1.63 Service fee





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