Prairie Patchwork: Iowa’s Ethnic Heritage

When:
February 20, 2016 @ 1:30 pm – 3:30 pm
2016-02-20T13:30:00-06:00
2016-02-20T15:30:00-06:00
Where:
Iowa Genealogical Society
628 East Grand Avenue
Des Moines, IA 50309
USA
Cost:
$5 IGS Members/$10 Non-Members

Prairie Patchwork: Iowa’s Ethnic Heritage

Instructor – Alice Hoyt Veen, CG

Iowa’s history is patterned by a colorful patchwork of ethnic immigration & settlement. These diverse groups have been instrumental in the development of Iowa from its earliest years to the present.

We’ll explore who these ethnic groups were and what motivated them to choose Iowa. Discussion includes patterns of settlement and the resources available for exploring Iowa’s ethnic heritage.

Preregistration: 515 276-0287 or igs@iowagenealogy.org

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