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McHenry County IL Genealogical Society - 2017 Summer Conference

Dates: Now - July 8, 2017 @ 8:00 am - 3:30 pm

Category: Educational
Location: McHenry County College, 8900 Route 14 | Crystal Lake, IL 60012
Phone: 815-687-0436
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McHenry County IL Genealogical Society - 2017 Summer Conference

The McHenry County Illinois Genealogical Society (MCIGS) is sponsoring an all-day conference for genealogists and family historians on Saturday, July 8, 2017. The event will take place at McHenry County College Conference Center, 8900 Route 14, Crystal Lake, Illinois from 8:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. The conference is ideal for everyone, no matter if you are just beginning to work on your family history or have been searching for years and need some new ideas to help you break through those brick walls. Theres always something new to be learned at every level.

This years speakers include Mary M. Tedesco, a professional genealogist, speaker, and author. She was a co-host / Genealogist on the PBS TV series Genealogy Roadshow (season 2 & season 3) as well as the Founder of ORIGINS ITALY. Thomas MacEntee, creator and author of will also be in attendance as well as Paul Milner, professional genealogist and lecturer; specializing in British Isles and U.S. Michael Lacopo, DVM has lectured nationally and internationally since 2004. His research specialties include: Adoption; Emigration & Immigration; Latter-Day Saints (Mormon); Heir Searcher; Palatines; Anabaptist; German American; Italian American; Court Records.

In addition to the presenters, there will be a number of vendors including genealogy and historical societies, book sellers, and others for you to peruse during the day. There will also be a number of fabulous door prizes available. This year all attendees will receive 5 door prize tickets.

Conference registration can be done online at For more information contact the society at or telephone 815-687-0436.

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