Come learn the stories of the Mile High City. You will learn how our city was founded and the roles played by William Larimer, John Evans, and others. We will trace the development of this resilient city that has enjoyed tremendous booms and weathered debilitating busts. Bring your favorite Denver trivia to share!
Presented by KGNU Community Radio and the New Americans Project of the Denver Public Library, That’s the Day it All Changed is an immigrant oral history project seeking the moments that capture the immigrant experience of New Americans. This project invites immigrants, refugees, and asylees of the greater metro Denver area to record their stories of displacement and resettlement. These stories will be archived and aired on KGNU Radio’s “Morning Magazine” Program.
In 1692 in Salem, Massachusetts an extraordinary series of events coupled with the hysterical reaction of the community, resulted in what is referred to as the Salem Witch Hunt. Hundreds of individuals were tried for the crime of witchcraft and many were executed as a result. Join Active Minds as we seek to understand this astounding moment in our country's early history.
The WriteNOW! informal writing group. Why informal? There will be a facilitator (Carol Darrow, CG) who will help the interaction, but there will not be a formal lecture. Instead, there will be actual writing and sharing of that writing. We'll also talk about setting a goal for your writing output (book, article, short story, multi-volume family history) and organizing information in an interesting way for your reader.
Understanding the British Army
Ed Storey will share insights about the British Army and discuss guidelines to researching its records. He has been writing for genealogical magazines for over 10 years and has researched in India, Germany and England. As a General Motors engineer, Mr. Storey lived in Rochester, El Paso and Beijing. He now resides in Falcon with his wife Nancy.
World War I Heirloom Sharing Program
Members will share their Word War I heirlooms and stories relating to their ancestors from the British Isles.
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.
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.
*Please Note: The March meeting will be held in the B2 Conference Room from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.