SVGS Meeting dates:
SVGS regular meetings are the first Thursday of the month at 7 pm at the Old Courthouse Museum on 200 W. 6th St. We meet in the meeting room on the 2nd floor. There is an elevator in the building and a handicap accessible ramp outside on the north end of the building. Guests are welcome at our meetings.
|2019-2020 SVGS Meeting Dates & Programs|
|September 5, 2019||Julie Risty – Minnehaha County Register of Deeds – “Using Land Records for Genealogy Research”|
|October 3, 2019||Phil Schmitz – George Boom Funeral Home – “Everything That You Wanted to Know About Planning a Funeral, But Were Afraid to Ask”|
|November 7, 2019||Bill Hoskins – Museum Director of the Siouxland Heritage Museums – “347 Civil War Veterans of Minnehaha County”|
|December 5, 2019||Amy Ellsworth – Talented Musician – “Christmas Music with Amy Ellsworth”|
|January 2, 2020||Adam Nyhaug – Registrar of the Siouxland Heritage Museums – “How to Research Your Historical House”|
|February 6, 2020||Lynette Trainer – SVGS Member – “How to use the USGenWeb”|
|March 5, 2020||Bring Your Toughest Puzzle To The Group. “I’ve Got a Problem – Genealogy Discussion|
|April 2, 2020||Banquet Speaker – To Be Announced|
|May 7, 2020||Bob Black – SVGS Member – “Organizing Your Genealogy”|
Genealogy Classes to begin
SVGS will be starting Genealogy classes on Saturdays at the downtown SF library from 9:30 to noon. Or when we get done if they finish early.
July 13 Genealogy for Kids by Mary Auterman. Meeting room B
The Genealogy Library
Usually the Genealogical Society library is open from 12 to 4:00 M – F but it is a good idea to call the Old Courthouse Museum at 367-4210 and ask just to be sure. Volunteers staff the library and can answer questions or help researchers.