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MGS North Star Conference
Friday, October 27 through Saturday, October 28
MGS North Star Conference  (MGS events)
9:00 am
1 - 4 pm, In Person, Eagan Community Center
Oct. 26, 1-4 pm, Yankee Topic: Metes and Bounds Land Platting, legal land descriptions in colonial and early America. Limited enrollment..
Oct. 27-28, Dr. Michael Locopo and Kimberly Powell, featured speakers.
Oct. 27, Awards Banquet and speaker Dr. Locopo, "Top Ten Things I Have Learned in Four Decades of Genealogical Research"
Join us for Minnesota's premier genealogical conference featuring plenary and 15 breakout sessions plus door prizes, vendors, and networking with fellow genealogists.

Uncover Your Family’s Story Using the Periodical Source Index (PERSI)
Saturday, November 4
Uncover Your Family’s Story Using the Periodical Source Index (PERSI)  (YGS quarterly meeting)
1:00 pm to 3:00 pm
Zoom - Annual Meeting
Speaker: Elizabeth Hodges, MA, MSLIS
The Periodical Source Index (PERSI) is the largest subject index for genealogy and local history periodicals in the world.  Produced by the staff of The Genealogy Center, it is the portal into millions of genealogy articles and has recently made free to the public.  Join Genealogy Center senior librarian Elizabeth Hodges to learn how to make PERSI your new favorite tool in your family history toolbox.
Elizabeth Hodges, MA, MSLIS, is the Senior Librarian in the Allen County Public Library Genealogy Center in Fort Wayne, Indiana.  She earned a Masters degree in Irish and Irish American Studies at the New York University while working as an educator at the Lower East Side Tenement Museum. She earned her MSLIS from St. John’s University in New York.