Genealogy Gems: News from the Fort Wayne Library, No. 18A--Special Issue, September 17, 2005
From: genealogygems (genealogygemsfriendsofallencounty.org)
Date: Sat, 17 Sep 2005 06:07:07 -0700 (PDT)
Genealogy Gems: News from the Fort Wayne Library

No. 18A--Special Issue, September 17, 2005**

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In this Special Issue:

***FAMILY HISTORY MONTH AT THE ALLEN COUNTY PUBLIC LIBRARY, PROGRAM OF 
EVENTS

*Driving directions to the Library

*Parking at the Library

*Queries for the Department

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*October 2005 Family History Month Programs*

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 Monday, October 3rd, 10-11A--Effective Use of the Library Catalog

Ryan Taylor--Main Library Training Room, Room 330

 Wednesday, October 5th, 10A-7P--DAR Lineage Assistance

Mary Penrose Wayne Chapter, DAR--Historical Genealogy Department Reading 
Room

 Saturday, October 8th, 10A-12N--Beginning Your Genealogy

Margery Graham/ACGSI Program--Main Library, Second Floor, Room 244

 Monday, October 10th, 10-11A--Using Ancestry.com <http://Ancestry.com>

Delia Bourne--Main Library Training Room, Room 330

 Tuesday, October 11th, 7-9P--Preserving Your Family History Through 
Scrapbooking

Dena Williamson--Main Library, Second Floor, Room 244—*Pre-Register at 
421-1210*

 Wednesday, October 12th, 9A-5P--One-on-One English Problem Solving

Ryan Taylor--Historical Genealogy Department Reading Room

 Wednesday, October 12th, 6:30-9P--* *"Black Legs, Regulators, and the 
Hanging of Gregory McDougall: Was Your Ancestor a Black Leg or Regulator?"

ACGSI Program--Aboite Branch Library, 5630 Coventry Lane

 Thursday, October 13th, 7-8P--Irish Genealogical Resources at Allen
CountyPublic Library

Steve Myers--Main Library, Third Floor, Board Room

 Saturday, October 15th, 1-3P--Beginning Your Genealogy

Margery Graham/ACGSI Program--Main Library, Second Floor, Room 244

 Monday, October 17th, 10-11A--Using* *HeritageQuestOnline.com

Elaine Kuhn--Main Library Training Room, Room 330

 Monday, October 17th, 10A-12N--Preparing for a Research Trip to Salt Lake 
City

Dawne Slater-Putt/ACGSI Program--Main Library, Second Floor, Room 244

 Wednesday, October 19th, 7-9P--Computer Interest Group Meeting

ACGSI Program--Aboite Branch Library, 5630 Coventry Lane

 Friday, October 21st, 10-11A--Using HeritageQuestOnline.com

Elaine Kuhn--Main Library Training Room, Room 330

 Friday, October 21st, 10-11:30A--Creating Memories for Your 
Family--Beginning Your Family History

D. O. McComb & Sons program including Curt Witcher--Holiday Inn Downtown Ft. 
Wayne

*Pre-registration required: 426-9494*

 Saturday, October 22nd, 10A-12N--Starting to Write Your Family History

Ryan Taylor--Main Library, Second Floor, Room 244

 Saturday, October 22nd, 2-5P--Beginning and Scrapbooking Your Family 
History

Ryan Taylor & Dena Williamson--Holy Cross Lutheran Church

*Pre-registration required: 483-3173*

 Monday, October 24th, 10-11A--Effective Use of the Library Catalog**

Ryan Taylor--Main Library Training Room, Room 330

 Wednesday, October 26th, 9A-5P--One-on-One Irish Problem Solving

Steve Myers--Historical Genealogy Department Reading Room

 Thursday, October 27th, 11A-12N--Finding Female Ancestors

Amy Johnson Crow--Main Library, Second Floor, Room 244

 Friday, October 28th, 6P-12M--Extended Research Hours!**

Must be in the library before 6P--Historical Genealogy Department

 Saturday, October 29th, 10-11A--The Importance of Your Family Health 
History

Main Library, Second Floor, Room 244

 Monday, October 31st, 10-11A--Using Ancestry.com <http://Ancestry.com>

Don Litzer--Main Library Training Room, Room 330

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DRIVING DIRECTIONS TO THE LIBRARY 

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Wondering how to get to the library? Our exciting transition location is 200 
E. Berry, Fort Wayne, Indiana. We will be at this location until late 2006. We 
would enjoy having you visit the Genealogy Department.

 To get directions from your exact location to 200 E. Berry, Fort Wayne, 
Indiana, visit this link at MapQuest:

http://www.mapquest.com/maps/map.adp?country=US&countryid=250&addtohistory=&searchtab=address&searchtype=address&address=200+E+Berry+St&city=Fort+Wayne&state=IN&zipcode=46802-2706&search=++Search++&finditform=1

 From the South

Exit Interstate 69 at exit 102. Drive east on Jefferson Blvd. into downtown. 
Turn left on Barr Street to Berry Street. The library is located on the 
corner of Berry and Barr Streets. 

 From the North

Exit Interstate 69 at exit 112. Drive south on Coldwater Road, which merges 
into Clinton Street. Continue south on Clinton, the library will be on your 
left when you cross Berry Street. 

 From the West

Using US 30: 

Drive into town on US 30. US 30 turns into Goshen Road. Coming up to an 
angled street (State Street.) make an angled left turn. Turn right on Wells 
Street. Go south on Wells to Wayne Street. Left on Wayne Street. When you 
cross Clinton, the library will be on your left on Wayne Street. 

 Using US 24: 

After crossing under Interstate 69, follow the same directions as from the 
South.

 From the East

Follow US 30/then 930 into and through New Haven, under an overpass into 
downtown Fort Wayne. You will be on Washington Blvd. when you get into 
downtown. Turn right on Barr Street. Turn left on Berry Street. The library 
is on your left on Berry Street. 

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PARKING AT THE LIBRARY 

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Lot in front of the library, east side

Available for short-term library parking. Limited to one hour.

 Tippman Parking Garage

Clinton and Wayne Streets. Across from the library, however the skybridge is 
NOT accessible. Hourly parking, $1.25 per hour up to a maximum of $5.00 per 
day.

 Park Place Lot

Covered parking on Barr Street at Main Street. This lot is one block away 
from the library. Hourly parking Monday through Friday, 9am to 6pm.

 Street (metered) parking on Wayne Street and Berry Street.

On the street you plug the meters 8am – 5pm, weekdays only. It is free to 
park on the street after 5pm and on the weekends.

 Visitor center/Grand Wayne center 

Covered parking at Washington and Clinton Streets. This is the Hilton Hotel 
parking lot that also serves as a day parking garage. For hourly parking, 
7am – 11 pm, charges are .50 for the first 45 minutes, then $1.00 per
hour. There
is a flat $2.00 fee between 5pm and 11pm.

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*GENEALOGY DEPARTMENT QUERIES*

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The Historical Genealogy Department hopes you find this newsletter 
interesting. Thank you for subscribing. We cannot, however, answer personal 
research emails written to the e-zine address. The department houses a 
Research Center that makes photocopies and conducts research for a fee. 

 If you have a general question about our collection, or are interested in 
the Research Center, please telephone the library and speak to a librarian 
who will be glad to answer your general questions or send you a research 
center form. Our telephone number is 260-421-1225. If you'd like to email a 
general information question about the department, please email: 
Genealogy [at] ACPL.Info.

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*Publishing Note:* 

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This electronic newsletter is published by the Allen County Public Library's 
Historical Genealogy Department, and is intended to enlighten readers about 
genealogical research methods as well as inform them about the vast 
resources of the Allen County Public Library. We welcome the wide 
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damage caused by errors or omissions, no matter the cause. 

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