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Family History Overview: Step 8: Join & share

Step 8 Links

Minnesota Genealogical Society
A statewide genealogy organization with many chapters focused on specific ethnic groups or activities.

Minnesota Historical Organizations
A directory of county and local historical societies and organizations, including genealogy societies.

Classes at the Minnesota Historical Society
Weekly free introductory class and occasional genealogy classes presented by Minnesota Genealogical Society members.

Step 8: Join with others, learn more, and share

Read about doing family research. Join a family history society and attend its meetings.

Take a class about doing family history. Many public libraries, community education programs, and genealogy organizations offer such classes. 

Today, many classes can be taken online or as webinars.

There are many books, magazines and articles about record keeping, research techniques, sources and tools. Have fun with this pursuit.

Sharing ideas with others can uncover new leads and new family members.

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