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Date: 2nd Saturday of each month*
Time: 10AM**
Location:
Library, 3000 W. 170th Place  Hazel Crest, IL. 60429**
Cost: FREE to anyone.

*There are no meetings in December or January.
**unless otherwise noted

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Sat., April 15, 2023: Scott Norrick on “German Immigration to the Midwest (1848 – 1900) – Library open

April 15, 2023 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am

photo of Scott Norrick, owner of Ancestral Past. He is standing in front of two windows. He is wearing a blue jacket and blue shirt.

Saturday, April 15, 2023: Scott Norrick presents “German Immigration to the Midwest (1848 – 1900). Norrick is the owner of Ancestral Past. He is a member of the National Genealogical Society, Association of Professional Genealogists, and the New England Historic Genealogical Society. Scott Norrick’s passion is connecting people to their past. With an undergraduate degree from the University of Illinois and a masters degree from Northwestern University, he combines over 30 years of family history research with the necessary skills and passion to provide meaningful and proven results. Having traced and documented thousands of ancestors and relatives in both the US and Northern Europe, he is experienced with all the latest and time-tested genealogical tools and resources.

Presentation Covers:
• German immigration trends in latter half of 19th century
• What was causing citizens to leave Germany?
• What was attracting Germans to the American Midwest?
• Ports of departure and arrival
• Midwest hotspots for German immigration
• German cultural influences on Midwest
• Researching your German ancestors

SSGHS Library is OPEN deom 11:30 a.m. – 4 p.m. following the meeting.

This is a hybrid meeting. You may attend in person, or via Zoom. If you attend via Zoom, you must register in advance, using the link below. Space is limited.

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When: Apr 15, 2023 10:00 AM Central Time (US and Canada)

Register in advance for this meeting:
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MEMBERSHIP MEETING PROGRAMS

Date: 2nd Saturday of each month*
Time: 10AM**
Location:
Library, 3000 W. 170th Place  Hazel Crest, IL. 60429**
Cost: FREE to anyone.

*There are no meetings in December or January.
**unless otherwise noted