EVERYONE IS WELCOME!
Meetings are at 7 pm and held the fourth Wednesday of the month, except the November and February meetings are held at 1:00. No MMGS meetings are held in January, July, August, and December. We meet at Plymouth Congregational Church, 2001 E. Grand River Ave., Lansing, MI 48912.
We look forward to seeing you at our next meeting!
February 22: Morris Thomas “The Legacy of the Base Line and Meridian on the Cultural Landscape of Michigan”.
It is a day meeting 1-3.
MINUTES February 22, 2012
March 28 Pierce Kent “The Irish famine and immigration”
It is a day meeting 1 to 3 pm. at the church.
MINUTES March 28, 2012
April 25 Judi Dow “My Civil War Ancestors”
It is an evening meeting 7:00-9:00pm at the church.
MMGS MINUTES April 25, 2012
May 23 Lori Miller “Monumental Symbolism-Yesterday & Today” It is an evening meeting 7:00-9:00pm at the church.
Lori Miller has been in the grave monument business for 40 years, and she has “seen it all.” She has a keen interest in the many symbols on cemetery headstones and various tombs.
She will also delve into the meanings of several historic symbols, such as the griffon, lion, eagle and dove. She said many symbols on headstones and grave markers reflect the influence of the Knights Templar.
MINUTES May 24 2012
June 27 Potluck 6 to 7, bring a dish to pass and your own tableware.
“Oral History as a Resource for Family History” by Geneva Wiskemann at 7:00.
MINUTES June 27 2012
No meetings in July and August
September 26: What were your summer successes? Show and tell.
MINUTES September 26 2012
October 24: ‘J.C. Ringenberg. informing us on “Astrology for Genealogists” – a different look at our physical and genealogical world. “Born at the Right Time”
November 22:Research at the Archives in the Library of Michigan starting at 1:00
In December and January the are no meetings.