Monday, September 14, 2015

MISSOURI HISTORY MUSEUM UPDATE

Researching the History of Your House

Learn how to research the history of your home with Missouri History Museum associate archivist Dennis Northcott. See what discoveries can be found about your home and its former residents in old maps, directories, census records, historic photos, and more.

When: Saturday, October 17, 7 p.m.
Where: Ritz Park, 3147 South Grand Blvd.
How much: Free

Finding Your Ancestors in St. Louis-Area Newspapers

Historic newspapers are packed with information about our ancestors, including local news, real estate transfers, legal notices, business advertisements, and announcements of births, marriages, and deaths. Missouri History Museum associate archivist Dennis Northcott will show examples of the genealogical gems published in St. Louis-area newspapers, from the city’s first paper in 1808 to modern times. Dennis will also cover notable indexed and digitized newspapers, and tips on how to use these resources most effectively.

When: Saturday, October 31, 10:30 a.m.
Where: Missouri History Museum (Lindell and DeBaliviere in Forest Park)
How much: Free

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