Willard Library's annual Midnight Madness promises to be the biggest and best yet. Beginning June 22 and running through June 27, there are programs scheduled to please every genealogist and historian. They include the following: Beginning Genealogy; Courthouse Research and Vital Records, Finding Your Civil War Ancestor; Finding Your Revolutionary War Ancestor; I have the Document, Where Do I Go From Here; Organizing Your Research on the Computer; Finding Your German Ancestor ... and much, much more.
Wednesday, June 24 will be J. Mark Lowe day with Lowe presenting the Keynote Address and three additional programs. A popular speaker, he is always informative and entertaining. Thursday's speakers will be Ron Darrah, Eddie Price, Sue Berry and Nell Jordan. Local favorite historian and speaker, Harold Morgan, will discuss "The Good Old Days - Were They Really?"
Something new this year is a local former race car driver sharing his research on the History of Auto and Motorcycle Racing in Evansville and the Tri-State Area 1900 - 1950. His program will feature many old photos of cars and drivers. In addition, a reproduction vintage race car will be on display on the grounds of Willard Library. This is a program that will appeal to old and young.
Willard Library is located at 21 First Avenue, Evansville, Indiana. All programs are free and open to the public. For more information, go here: Midnight Madness Click on More Information under each program to make reservations.
Published 15 June 2015, Western Kentucky Genealogy Blog, http://wkygenealogy/blogspot.com/