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Ghost Towns in Mid-Michigan
Thursday, June 16 through Thursday, June 16
Ghost Towns in Mid-Michigan  (Local)
7:00 pm to 8:00 pm
Mason Area Historical Museum, 200 E. Oak Street, Mason
We usually think of the wild west and/or mining towns when we think of ghost towns and paper cities , but Ingham County also had paper towns and settlements that no longer exist.  Audrey Martini, a member of the Ingham Cty Historical Commission will be talking about some of these early efforts.

Barbara J. Brown Family History Seminar
Friday, July 8 through Saturday, July 9
Barbara J. Brown Family History Seminar  (Local Genealogy Events)
9:00 am to 5:00 pm
Online Zoom and onsite
Each summer, the Archives of Michigan and the Michigan Genealogical Council host a seminar to promote family history awareness and teach genealogy research skills. The event is generously supported by the Abrams Foundation in loving memory of Barbara J. Brown.

For this year’s event, we are pleased to offer this flagship annual gathering as a hybrid event. Participants can attend sessions either online or onsite. We are delighted to be hosting Dr. David McDonald, CG for this year’s event, whose sessions will all be via Zoom. David’s programs will be:
  • Polly's Family: From New England to the Plains & Beyond
  • Lutherpalians & Presbygationalists: Where Did Grandma's Church Go?
  • Research in the Old Northwest Territory

Registration information and the program schedule will be posted soon at the Archives of Michigan’s
home page: We look forward to seeing you onsite and/or virtually in