Library Open -- January 8, 2018
The joint LDS/GSWC Library in Saline will re-open on Monday, January 8! 10 am-1 pm
Marcia McCrary, GSWC President /jet
Our next meeting will be held at 1:30 pm on Sunday, January 28, 2018 in the Education Center Auditorium of St. Joseph Mercy Hospital at 5305 Elliott Drive, Ann Arbor, Michigan. The meeting is free and open to the public.
Our speakers will be Gladys Saborio and Susan Kosky.
"Michigan's US-12 Heritage Trail: America's Second Federal Highway"
At our January meeting Gladys Saborio and Susan Kosky will present their book “Michigan’s US-12 Heritage Trail: America’s Second Federal Highway.” They will share the story of this highway, which is over 10,000 years old. From prehistoric animals to the present that story helps us understand the environment our predecessors created and how that environment influences us today. Come and enjoy the journey from Detroit to New Buffalo in pictures and stories.
Gladys Saborio and Susan Kosky both hold masters degrees in Historic Preservation and have been active in that field for twenty years. They served as Washtenaw County representatives to the Heritage Trail Council and have held numerous other positions. They have written extensively on topics of Michigan History.
The class starting at approximately 3:30 pm will be:
"Your Ancestors in the County Courthouse" presented by John Philip Colletta via DVD and moderated by GSWC President Marcia McCrary.
The Genealogical Society of Washtenaw County, Michigan
(GSWC for short) functions through volunteer efforts and welcomes anyone interested in genealogy and local history, whether beginning their family research or more experienced researchers.
for visiting the GSWC website. We hope your visit will help your research and you will return often.
To navigate easily on this site, and get the most benefit:
- Click on the Green Buttons on the left. Note that after you click, submenu items may appear below the button.
- Once you sign in as a member, further submenu items will appear below Members and Washtenaw Research
Our website features an extensive list of Washtenaw County and Michigan research links and resources; databases; indexes; a surname database; a catalog of over 2,000 books, cemetery records, and census records in our library; and a calendar of events.
For HELP with your Washtenaw County research, use the "Research Requests” button on the left.
We encourage you to become a MEMBER
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). Your membership in the GSWC will help you further your research goals and will also help GSWC in its important work of collecting and preserving Washtenaw County’s family history and heritage.
Connie Olson receives the Lucy Mary Kellogg Award
We want to congratulate Connie Olson on her being awarded the Lucy Mary Kellogg award for 2016 by the Michigan Genealogical Council.
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