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Allen County Public Library Genealogy Center

Our Events

Events List

  1. One-on-One Consultations - Thursday November 30, 2017

    Thursday, November 30, 2017

    Would you like a greater understanding of some aspect of your research?

  2. One-on-One Consultations - Wednesday December 6, 2017

    Wednesday, December 06, 2017

    Have a brick wall in your research?

  3. DNA Interest Group Meeting - Thursday, December 7, 2017

    Thursday, December 07, 2017

    Have you done a DNA test for genealogical purposes?

  4. One-on-One Consultations - Tuesday December 12, 2017

    Tuesday, December 12, 2017

    Would you like a greater understanding of some aspect of your research?

  5. Using Evernote for Your Genealogical Research

    Wednesday, December 13, 2017

    Learn how Evernote can help you in all areas of your family history research.

  6. Finding Free Sanborn Fire Insurance Maps Online

    Wednesday, January 10, 2018

    Sanborn Fire Insurance Maps are a valuable resource for historians and genealogists who wish to learn about the neighborhoods in which their ancestors lived and conducted business.

Pity the Poor Orphan: Children’s Homes in America

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When

From: 7/29/2017 10:00 AM

To: 7/29/2017 11:00 AM

Orphanages appeared in large numbers in the early 1800s as part of an increase in American benevolent societies and aid organizations. By 1900 there were hundreds of institutions operated by local governments, religious denominations, and private charities. This presentation will provide an overview of such institutions, what records may be available and how to locate them along with the children’s likely experiences.

Presenter: Delia Cothrun Bourne

Discovery Center

To register for this free event, call 260-421-1225 or email Genealogy@ACPL.Info.  

Part of Genealogy Summer Camp 2017

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