NEMGS Meetings

  • January 21, 2023: Genealogy 101, An Exciting Introduction to Family History and Building Family Trees. To be held at the Geo N. Fletcher Alpena Public Library, 1 pm. Refreshments offered.

  • April 22, 2023: Explore the Resources of the Michigan Archives. An Archivist from the Michigan Archives will present. Those who are planning to participate in the May 20th Bus Trip are strongly encouraged to attend. Held at the Geo N. Fletcher Alpena Public Library on Saturday, April 22, at 1 pm. Refreshments.

  • May 20, 2023: NEMGS Family History Quest package to the Archives and Library of MI. For more information see the column to the right.

  • July 22, 2023: Understanding the Spanish American War. A war of only 3 months, how it all began, and what did we achieve. Saturday, July 22, 2023, at 1 pm at the Besser Museum of Northeast MI. Refreshments.

  • September 9, 2023: Creating an Ancestor’s Story Based on Sources Collected. Based on the book Bring Your Family History to Life by Katherine Sturderant. Presenter Nancy Mousseau, Genealogist and Technology Specialist. Join us at The Geo N. Fletcher Alpena Public Library, Saturday, Sept. 9, 2023, at 1 pm.

  • October 21, 2023: Annual Members Meeting - More information to be announced.

2023 Family History Quest

May 20, 2023, is our Family History Quest Bus trip to the State Library & Archives in Lansing.

We will be hopping a Beyond Horizons Tour & Travel bus from the Alpena Walmart parking lot (near the gas station out front) to the Library of Michigan in Lansing, Michigan.

  • 6:45 AM sharp - Bus departs Alpena Walmart

NEMGS will provide water & scones during the trip down - water only on the way home. Eat your breakfast prior to departure & pack your own lunch.

  • 10:00 AM Arrival at State Library & Archives

  • 5:30 PM sharp - Bus departs Lansing

  • 6:30 PM - Bus stops for Dinner in Mt. Pleasant

  • 8-9 PM - Arrive at Alpena Walmart

Purchasing one membership package covers your 2023 NEMGS Membership + your 05-20-23 Bus Trip. Purchase your membership package through our ONLINE STORE with your credit or debit card.

You may also attend one of our upcoming meetings to purchase your membership package there! Meetings are free and open to the public.

Only 56 seats are available - Reserve yours now!