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The Farmington Genealogical Society meets on the third Tuesday of each month, September through May except December at the Downtown Branch of the Farmington Library, located at 23500 Liberty Street in Farmington, Michigan.
The Library is one block west of Farmington Road and 1 block south of Grand River. There is parking at the library and behind the businesses that face the west side of Farmington Road, as well as a parking lot just south of the library, behind the CVS store.
Family History Festival - Detroit
Saturday, September 27, 2014 - the Family History Festival comes to the Detroit Public Library once again and it's free! It will run from 10 am to 5 pm at the Burton Historical Collection, 5201 Woodward Avenue, Detroit.
The Festival is sponsored by the Detroit Society for Genealogical Research, the Fred Hart Williams Genealogical Society, the Burton Historical Collection, and the Friends of the Detroit Public Library.
Go to the website for particulars: http://detroitpubliclibrary.org/calendar-page
There is still time to order a box lunch, but the fee must be in by September 20, 2014.
Family History Fair at Latter Day Saints
This is to inform you about a Family History Fair being presented on Saturday October 18, 2014 from noon to 6:00 pm at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints on Woodward Avenue (37425 Woodward) in Bloomfield Hills.
Following the event a light dinner will be available. There will only be 3 live classes with the remainder of the instruction being videos from the latest RootsTech conference in Salt Lake City in February 2014.
Passenger and Crew List Indexes
The Passenger and Crew List Indexes are now ready to examine.
Check out the index of those who crossed into Michigan from Canada between February 1901 and December 1952. There are instructions to order a copy of those you are interested in when you click on the "Passenger and Crew List Indexes" button on the left.
A New Genealogy Radio Station
There is a new radio station in town just for genealogists. The program will be on WCXI, 1160 AM on Saturday evenings from 5-6 pm. The station is located in Southfield and covers a large area.
The goal is to entertain and inform the public about researching their ancestry, do's and don't's, linking historical events and the lives of their ancestors, local historical society events, and so forth.
Anyone who is on the program is free to talk about their organization and any events they would like the public to know about.
Give it a listen!