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[LIBRARY] Indiana Genealogy & Local History Fair
Start Date: 10/26/2013Start Time: 9:00 AM
End Date: 10/26/2013End Time: 3:30 PM
Entry Description

The Indiana State Library will host its annual Indiana Genealogy and Local History Fair on Saturday October 26, 2013, in downtown Indianapolis from 9:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. (EDT).  Fairgoers can visit dozens of genealogical societies, local history organizations & public libraries, and shop commercial vendors in the "Midway."  Fairgoers can also attend three FREE programs offered throughout the day, which are each worth one (1) LEU per program for librarians in attendance. 

The programs and speakers include:

  • 9:30 AM: The Melungeons: Sons and Daughters of the Legend - Wayne Winkler- author and researcher
  • 11:00 AM: To Infamy and Beyond: Family History and World War Two - Ron Darrah, local researcher
  • 1:30 PM: Melungeons, Myth, and Media - Wayne Winkler

Parking will be available for $5.00 per car in the Senate Avenue garage directly north of the State Library.  The entrance and exit to the garage are off of New York Street (see map).  Parking is also available on the street in metered spaces.

Lunch plans can be made at any of hundreds of dining options located within blocks of the State Library. Click here for an extensive map of nearby lunch and dinner options, as well as other local attractions. CJ’s Sweet Creations will also be selling lunch items and baked goods in the library’s café seating area.

Visit for more information about the Indiana Genealogy & Local History Fair.

Location Information:
Indiana State Library  (View Map)
315 West Ohio Street
Indianapolis, IN 46202
Contact Information:
Name: Drew Griffis
Phone: 317-650-6158
Indiana Genealogy & Local History Fair
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Entry Category:
  • Fairs and Exhibitions
  • Hoosier History
  • Category:
  • Government
  • Agency Name
    Library, Indiana State

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