If you have Illinois roots, you might be happy to find out that the Illinois State Genealogical Society newsletter is now available to member and non-members. In the March 2011 issue you will find information about upcoming conferences, including the FGS conference in September. There is also information about the Spring Tours in Springfield, IL.
Here are a few dates mentioned in the newsletter for conferences and meetings in Illinois.
April 14-16 Illinois State Historical Society presents Sacred Oaths, Shallow Graves: Illinois in the Civil War, Part I at the Morris Library, Southern Illinois University, Carbondale.
September 7-11 Federation of Genealogical Societies Conference, Springfield, IL
September 24 Fox Valley Genealogical Society presents an all day conference “Building a Better Pedigree” featuring Christine Rose.
September 29-30 Illinois Historic Preservation Agency presents the Thirteenth Annual Conference at the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum.
October 15 Genealogy Society of Southern Illinois presents Advanced Sources and Strategies for Tracking pre-1850 Ancestors presented by J. Mark Lowe.
Take a look when you have time!