The Otoe County Genealogical Society at Syracuse, Nebraska is busy in the next few months with genealogy meetings and a conference. The county was one of the first established in Nebraska Territory and is home to Arbor Lodge. Members of the society are actively engaged in preserving the heritage of their area and state.
They will host their 10 March 2011 meeting from 7 to 9 p.m. in the Morton-James Public Library, 923 First Corso, Nebraska City. There will be a genealogy workshop in both the media center and genealogy reference room at the library. The themes are "Researching Your Civil War Ancestors" and "Breaking Through Your Genealogy Brick Walls."
The 34th Annual Nebraska State Genealogical Society Conference will be held at the First United Methodist Church, 1023 1st Ave. in Nebraska City. The Otoe County Genealogical Society will host the event which will be held May 6-7, 2011. The main speaker for the event will be Gail Blankenau. She is a genealogist and photo historian and has written for the New England Historical and Genealogical Society Register, The Genealogical Helper and Family Chronicle.
Be sure to mark your calendar for these southeastern Nebraska genealogy events.