I have been receiving some activities updates from the Swedish American Museum in Chicago, IL recently. Some of the activities may be specifically related to genealogical events or programs. Other events may have a historical context as it applies to Swedish history and ancestry. Some events may be cultural.
I thought I would share with you a recent issue of the January 2016 Newsletter called the Cirkular that I received from the Swedish American Museum.
The museum itself is located at 5211 North Clark Street in Chicago, IL. The phone number for the museum is 773-728-8111.
You can reach the general website for the Swedish American Museum at:
There is a genealogy program scheduled for Saturday, January 23, 2016 titled “Updates to Arkiv Digital and Lesser Used Records ” that will take place between 10 AM and Noon.
Here is a small program summary from the newsletter for the event:
“This presentation by Kathy Meade, North American representative for ArkivDigital, will explore the various updates made recently to ArkivDigital as well as lesser used records. Cost is free for Swedish American Genealogical Society members; non-members pay $10. Reservations appreciated and can be made via email or by calling the Museum at 773.728.8111.”
You can contact the Nordic Family Genealogy Center through the museum at firstname.lastname@example.org.
It actually looks like there is plenty to do if you are interested in discovering more about Swedish history, culture and ancestry.
Go to the following link and take a peek at all that you could be doing during January 2016 at the Swedish American Museum:
See what interests you. Make a connection with the society if you are digging deep into your Swedish roots. Take at look at all of the cultural doings going on at the Museum during the month of January 2016.
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