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Last update: April 21, 2014

          General meetings are held quarterly on the second Saturday of the month at libraries and other sites in the GSSI 28 county service area.  Dates, times and places of these meetings will be announced in this space and in local media.   

          The Genealogy Society of Southern Illinois' collection of genealogy and history books and microforms in the John A. Logan College Library may be used whenever the College Library is open during the week.  For current library hours consult the JALC Library website or call 618-985-2828, Ext. 8338.


Saturday, June 14, 2014

2:00 p.m.

Herrin Public Library  

Cheryl Ranchino Trench

       Herrin's early beginning and population was noted for a large Italian immigration.  This meeting will feature a panel discussion of the rich Italian heritage.  The program will be moderated by Italian descendant,  Herrin resident, and newspaper columnist, Cheryl Ranchino Trench

Meetings of GSSI are open to the public; membership in the Society is not required to attend. 


Coming Up:

Saturday, August 9, 2014

Annual Conference and Book Fair

John A. Logan College

8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

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