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EAGLE RIVER GENEALOGICAL SOCIETY

The Eagle River Genealogical Society was organized in June of 2005. The purpose of the society is to provide meetings and programs of genealogical interest, provide instruction in genealogical procedures and collect, preserve, and disseminate genealogical data found in the Eagle River/Vilas County area and or relative to the people of the area.

Membership is open to anyone over the age of 16, with an interest in genealogy, which applies for membership and tenders the necessary dues.

An individual membership is 10.00 per calendar year. Individual memberships are entitled to one starter binder, one vote when applicable and to receive one copy of any organizational mailings.

Family memberships are open to two or more individuals residing at the same address. Dues are $20.00 per calendar year. Family memberships are entitled to one starter binder per person, two votes when applicable, and to receive one copy of any organizational mailings.

Meetings are held the 4th Thursday of each month at 7:00 pm in the Northland Pines High School Library unless otherwise announced.

Contact information:
Mailing address: E.R.G.S. P.O. Box 693 Eagle River, WI 54521
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LAKELAND AREA GENEALOGICAL SOCIETY

LAGS is a group of local genealogists who have varying interests and degrees of experience in researching their family histories. The society meets once a month for a brief business meeting, and educational program and to help members with their research. Meetings are held at the Minocqua Library on the 2nd Tuesday of every month except for the months of July when a picnic is held at an area park and December when there is a Christmas Party at a local supper club. The starting time for all the regular meetings is 2:00 PM. Guests are always welcome.

Membership dues are $15.00 for individuals, families, or organizations, and include a monthly newsletter, which is an email newsletter. The membership year extends from April 1 through March 31.

The club has published "The Lakeland Area Cemetery Tombstone Inventory"; "Birth, Marriage & Death Indexes for The Times & Minocqua Times 1891-1926; and teh "Birth, Marriage, Death and Miscellaneous Indexes for the Lakeland Times 1927-1949". Currently the club is working on indexing the next decade of the newspaper.

Mailing address LAGS, PO Box 308, Minocqua WI 54548. For more information contact: Pres. Bonnie Margitan



NORTHERN WATERS GENEALOGICAL SOCIETY

The Northern Waters Genealogical Society meets the first Tuesday of each month, rotating between the libraries of Presque Isle, Bolder Junction, and Manitowish Waters. From November through April, we meet from 3:00-5:00 pm.. May through October, the meeting is from 7:00-9:00 pm. We are made up of a diverse group which includes those just beginning genealogy research as well as more experienced family historians. We have a different topic each month, based on input from members indicating their areas of interest. Speakers are made up of individual members, members from neighboring genealogical groups, and from other parts of the State.

Meetings are announced in the Lakeland Times, FYI, WRJO, and Wisconsin Public Radio. Also, flyers are placed monthly at all three of the participating libraries. For more information contact: Carol Williams or check our new website at New Website




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