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Genealogical Society of Monroe County, MI
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Saturday, June 4
June Meeting  (Meeting)
12:00 pm
Veteran's Park, 1671 N Custer Rd, Monroe, MI
Bring your own lunch and meet us at Veteran's Park for a picnic.  It will be a great way to visit with your fellow members and share your research triumphs and woes.  
 
 



Friday, August 19 through Saturday, August 27
Jamboree 2022- Virtual  (Seminar)
Virtual- On Line
The Southern California Genealogical Society has held Genealogy Jamboree for 51 years and a Genetic Genealogy Conference for 9. Nationally known speakers covered the latest developments in genealogy from across the US, Canada, Mexico and the world.
This year the Genealogy Jamboree  and Genetic Genealogy Conference will be 100% virtual and streamed on-line again–from August 19–27, 2022. All programs and presentations will be available to Jamboree and Genealogy Conference registrants through the end of October. Registration will begin on March 7, 2022.
Speakers include Michael Brophy, Nicka Sewell Smith, Peggy Clemens Lauritzen, Michael Strauss, Bill Cole, Diahan Southard, David Dowell, Judy Russell, Richard Hill and Kitty Munson Cooper. 
For more information or to register:  genealogyjamboree.com



GSMC October Meeting
Saturday, October 1
GSMC October Meeting  (Meeting)
1:00 pm
Monroe County Community College, Administration Building -Cafeteria
Tyler Moll the Exhibit Designer of the Dearborn Historical Museum will be speaking at our October meeting.  He has done extensive research on the State Mental Hospital and Poorhouse, know as Eloise. 
 
Eloise has a long and interesting history spanning more than 130 years.  He will be covering the founding of the Wayne County poorhouse and seeing its evolution into an asylum, tuberculosis sanitarium, and general hospital among many other uses.  The Wayne County house, later known as Eloise, would become one of the largest facilities of its type in the country.  At its peak over 10,000 people lived and worked there, yet within 40 years of this, the Wayne county house would close completely and be abandoned.  We will see the rise and fall of Eloise, the Wayne County Poorhouse and Asylum.