Michael’s annual Allen County Public Library Trip
     
(3+ days at the library)
    (see contact info below)
With genealogical expert Michael John Neill, MS.

Columnist for Ancestry.com
27 May 2009-31 May 2009

mjnrootdig@gmail.com for more information.

 

Why Go with a Group?       

 

  • use the outstanding resources of one of the top genealogy collections in the United States
  • receive guidance from nationally-known genealogist Michael Neill, M.S.  Michael will help you get the most out of your trip through individualized attention in the following areas:
    • pre-trip planning work
    • developing research strategies and in using resources while you are at the library
    • answering follow-up questions after the trip
  • join a small congenial group
  • network with other researchers
  • learn with short lectures each morning in at the hotel before the library opens
  • stay very close to the library in the comfortable Fort Wayne Hilton Hotel
  • receive an orientation to the library


 

Why  the Allen County Public Library? 

  • MidWest's largest genealogical library
  • All Federal Census Microfilm through 1920 (including Soundex)
  • All National Archives Passenger lists
  • Extensive genealogical periodical collection (from which PERSI was created)
  • Extensive collection of print genealogical materials
  • A WHOLE LOT MORE!

Here's a more complete list of materials in their collection

Additional reasons?

  • Michael assists trip members at the library as much as time allows.
  • You are NOT just DUMPED off at the library and left wandering around the collection.
  • Small group size allows for (if desired) more individual attention and interaction with other trip members.


 

Michael has lead research trips to the Allen County Public Library and the Salt Lake City Family History Library for ten years.

Details/Fees

 

  • Hotel rate at Hilton is $99 a night before tax—you may be able to arrive a day early or stay a day late if rooms are available
  • Rate allows 1 or 2 individuals in a room
  • Receive guidance from nationally-known genealogist Michael Neill, M.S.  Michael will help you get the most out of your trip through individualized attention in the following areas:
    • pre-trip planning work
    • developing research strategies and in using resources while you are at the library
    • answering follow-up questions after the trip
  • Early bird registration fee is $130 until 15 March 2009--$150 after that date and subject to availability

Registration Pages:

·         In RTF format—for Word, etc.

·         In PDF format

 

Email Michael at mjnrootdig@gmail.com if you want to register before the page is uploaded

 

 (you are on your own for photocopy money!)
 


http://www.rootdig.com/acpltrip.html
last update: 10 June 2008