History and Genealogy

The Declaration of Independence with Active Minds

History and Genealogy
6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Did you know only two of the 56 signatures of the Declaration of Independence were penned on July 4, 1776? The others didn't sign until nearly a month later. Join Active Minds for a look at this pivotal document and its historical context. We will examine the philosophy and ideas that underlie the text as well as the continuing influence of the document today all around the world.
Active Minds

Mapping in the Early 20th Century - Lecture

History and Genealogy
6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
B2 Conference Center

Lecture - "Promotional Cartographies: The Clason Map Company and the American West 1903-1931"
Presented by Bill Wyckoff

Active Minds: The Civil War: Causes and Effects

History and Genealogy
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Meeting Room

During the 150th anniversary of the Civil War, join Active Minds for a look at what caused the war and how our country was changed as a result. This program will not attempt to cover the military conflict in any significant detail, but rather will focus on what preceded and followed it.

Active Minds

Active Minds: WWII & D-Day

History and Genealogy
11:00 am - 12:00 pm

As we commemorate over 70 years since “D-Day” this June, join Active Minds for a look at this crucial turning point in World War II. We will examine the dynamics that led up to the Invasion of Normandy, the complicated and challenging preparation process, and the decisive impact this battle had upon the outcome of the war.

Active Minds

Italian Research Group (IRG)

History and Genealogy
10:00 am - 12:00 pm
10:00 am - 12:00 pm
10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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10:00 am - 12:00 pm
10:00 am - 12:00 pm
10:00 am - 12:00 pm
10:00 am - 12:00 pm
10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Gates Conference Room - Level 5

IRG meetings will be fairly informal affairs with a meet-and-greet from 10-10:30; a brief presentation on genealogical research methods from 10:30-11 a.m.; and open, assisted research from 11 a.m.-12 p.m.
For more information please see the History Blog.

Hispanic Genealogy OLTHLRG

History and Genealogy
10:30 am - 2:00 pm
10:30 am - 2:00 pm
10:30 am - 2:00 pm
10:30 am - 2:00 pm
10:30 am - 2:00 pm
10:30 am - 2:00 pm
10:30 am - 2:00 pm
10:30 am - 2:00 pm
10:30 am - 2:00 pm
10:30 am - 2:00 pm
Level 5 - 10th Mtn Room

Monthly Hispanic genealogy research meetings. Open to non-members.

Olibama Lopez Tushar Hispanic Legacy Research Group
Website: http://www.hispaniclegacy.org/

Genealogy Special Interest Class - Colorado Genealogical Society (CGS)

History and Genealogy
10:00 am - 1:00 pm
10:00 am - 1:00 pm
10:00 am - 1:00 pm
10:00 am - 1:00 pm
10:00 am - 1:00 pm
10:00 am - 1:00 pm
10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Gates Conference Room - Level 5

Sponsored by: Colorado Genealogical Society
http//www.cogensoc.us

For more information about classes, email Education Coordinator, Lou-Jean Rehn at ljrehn@yahoo.com

Swedish Genealogical Society of Colorado (SGSC)

History and Genealogy
9:00 am - 12:30 pm
9:00 am - 12:30 pm
9:00 am - 12:30 pm
9:00 am - 12:30 pm
9:00 am - 12:30 pm
9:00 am - 12:30 pm
9:00 am - 12:30 pm
Training Room - Level 7

Our meetings consist of a short business meeting and a program designed to help you with your Swedish family history research or to explore the Swedish culture, past and present.
SGSC is an enthusiastic group that welcomes interested family historians and new members.
Website: http://swedgensoc.org

*Please Note: The March meeting will be held in the B2 Conference Room from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Beginning Genealogy

History and Genealogy
10:00 am - 3:00 pm
10:00 am - 3:00 pm
10:00 am - 3:00 pm
10:00 am - 3:00 pm
10:00 am - 3:00 pm
10:00 am - 3:00 pm
10:00 am - 3:00 pm
10:00 am - 3:00 pm
10:00 am - 3:00 pm
10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Gates Conference Room - Level 5

Instructor: Lou-Jean Rehn, CG
This is a one-time basic course for the beginner, repeated each month. Attendees will be introduced to thinking genealogically through the exploration of the following:

*Rules of Genealogy
*Home Sources
Paper
People
*Pedigree Charts & Family Group Sheets
*Basic Record Groups
*Electronic Resources
*W5 - Be a Detective
*Developing a Research Plan

Registration begins at 9:30am
Free and open to the public
Reservations not required

Germanic Genealogical Society of Colorado

History and Genealogy
10:00 am - 12:00 pm
10:00 am - 12:00 pm
10:00 am - 12:00 pm
10:00 am - 12:00 pm
10:00 am - 12:00 pm
10:00 am - 12:00 pm
10:00 am - 12:00 pm
10:00 am - 12:00 pm
10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Gates Conference Room - Level 5

For more information or membership information contact Maryanne Patterson maryannepatterson@comcast.net

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