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Monday, April 10, 2017 -- DNA and genealogy

​Valuable Historical Treasures 

The Sheboygan County Historical Research Center is a highly valuable and unique treasure for our area, efficiently and professionally preserving items of local history which would otherwise be lost, supported solely from donations, and available at no cost to researchers.

Edwin L. Fisher
Sheboygan, Wisconsin

Genealogy Classes

If you are curious about your family history, country of your ancestors, when your family came to America, or veterans in your family, then our genealogy classes and seminars are for you! Classes are held on Mondays at our facility from 1:00 - 3:00 p.m. Cost is  $15 for members, or $20 for non-members.


CANCELLED DUE TO SNOW- WILL BE RESCHEDULED
Monday, March 13, 2017  -- Publishing Your Family Genealogy or Family History Book

Writing a book about your family or your genealogical research can be a major challenge, but it is just the first step in getting your publication out to your family and other interested people. The advent of print on demand and of electronic publishing, also known as eBook publishing, adds options for publishing and distribution of family histories and genealogies. It is important to understand the overall process of traditional publishing to understand the differences with the newer technology.  We will learn about a couple of different affordable options for publishing, learn how to begin, how to structure your book, and much more.



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 A genealogical DNA test looks at a person's genome at specific  locations.  Results give information about genealogy or personal  ancestry. In general,  these tests compare the results of an individual  to others from the same  lineage or to current and historic ethnic  groups. We'll learn about the different  tests available, what it can tell  us and much more.  


Monday, May 8, 2017  --  Smorgasbord, A Little of This, A Little of That

This class will focus on a variety of techniques and research strategies that will make you a more successful genealogist.​​


September 11, 2017  --  A Gift That Money Can't Buy - Record and Preserve Your Family's History.


October 9, 2017  -  Rounding Up Your Family's Black Sheep


November 13, 2017  -  Civil War Records, What's Available and How to Find Them.


December 11, 2017  -  How to Process Your Photo Collection