Genealogy conference, book fair set
The Genealogy Society of Southern Illinois plans to have its annual conference and book fair on Saturday, Aug. 12, at John A. Logan College in Carterville.
The event is scheduled from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. in the Ray Hancock Conference Center at the college.
The keynote speaker is set to be Mark Lowe, who has been researching families for more than 40 years.
Lowe has written books and articles which have appeared in numerous genealogical journals.
Registration information for the event can be found on the society’s website at www.ilgssi.org.