Research Your Home's History
The Missouri History Museum Library and Research Center holds a wealth of resources to help you learn about the history of your house and its former inhabitants. These resources include city directories, census records, neighborhood histories, photographs, maps, and much more. Associate archivist Dennis Northcott will show examples of these resources and provide instruction on how to get started researching the history of your house.
When: Saturday, January 26, 2013, 10:00-11:30 a.m.
Where: The Heights, Richmond Heights Community Center (8001 Dale Ave.)
How much: Free. Reservations requested; call 314-645-1476.
Finding Your Ancestors at the Missouri History Museum Library and Research Center
The Missouri History Museum Library and Research Center holds a wealth of resources that tell the stories of our St. Louis ancestors. City directories, military records, company newsletters, school yearbooks, historic photographs, and newspapers are just some of the sources that may hold the secrets to your family's history. Join Missouri History Museum associate archivist Dennis Northcott for an entertaining and informative look at the genealogical treasures stored at the Library and Research Center.
When: Wednesday, February 6, 2013, 10:00-11:00 a.m.
Where: Kirkwood Public Library (140 East Jefferson Ave.)
How much: Free. Reservations requested; call 314-821-5770.