The Heritage Education Commission is an independent, non-profit commission developed for the purpose of creating, initiating and conducting programs and projects which aid in the preservation or restoration of the cultural heritage of the Upper Midwest region.

• Annual Family History Workshop
• Oral History & Veteran’s Oral History Projects
• Family History Research Awards

39th Annual Family History Workshop
September 20, 201

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20 classes for all skill levels - novice to professional. Genealogical Exhibitors' Hall presenting extensive offerings of difficult to find history and genealogy books and materials.

Main Presenter: Tom Rice


Learning by Example. Case studies using indirect evidence.

How to Evaluate Genealogical Information. Which Record is Correct?

Now That I Found It, How Do I Organize It?

How Can I Become a Better Genealogist?