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2021 Class Schedule

Beginning Norwegian Genealogy (online):

Date: April 20-21, 2021

Time: 10:00-2:30 Central

Cost: $125 member/$175 non-member

If you are just beginning your family history research, or have some experience with genealogical research but have little or no experience with Norwegian genealogy or Norwegian genealogical records, this class is for you! Topics covered in the class include common genealogical records for Norwegian and Norwegian-American genealogy, Norwegian naming customs, and locating your ancestor’s Norwegian birthplace.

Norway Grove History Presentation (webinar):

Date: April 24, 2021

Time: 11:00 Central

Cost: $12 member/$15 non-member

Norwegian immigrants began arriving in the Norway Grove vicinity in 1844. Over the next three years, many pioneers immigrated from Sogn, Norway, to the growing Norwegian-American community in Windsor and Vienna townships. This area is now known as Norway Grove.

Jerry Paulson of the Norwegian American Genealogical Center & Naeseth Library will present the history of Norway Grove Lutheran Church.

Intermediate Genealogy (online):

Date: June 8, 2021

Time: 10:00-3:00 Central

Cost: $80 member/$100 non-member

This class was created for those who have already gotten a start on their Norwegian research but would like to dig deeper.  This one day session will focus on Norwegian census research, using DNA results, bygdebøker, and digging deeper into online resources.

Beginning Norwegian Genealogy (in-person):

Date: August 10-11, 2021

Time: 10:00-2:30 Central

Cost: $150 member/$200 non-member

If you are just beginning your family history research, or have some experience with genealogical research but have little or no experience with Norwegian genealogy or Norwegian genealogical records, this class is for you! Topics covered in the class include common genealogical records for Norwegian and Norwegian-American genealogy, Norwegian naming customs, and locating your ancestor’s Norwegian birthplace. There will be time after class concludes each day to research in the Naeseth Library if participants wish. Lunch will be provided.

Intermediate Genealogy (in-person):

Date: August 21, 2021

Time: 10:00-3:00 Central

Cost: $90 member/$115 non-member

This class was created for those who have already gotten a start on their Norwegian research but would like to dig deeper.  This one-day session will focus on Norwegian census research, using DNA results, bygdebøker, and digging deeper into online resources. There will be time after class concludes to research in the Naeseth Library if participants wish. Lunch will be provided.

Sharing Your Family History (online):

Date: September 14, 2021

Time: 10:00 a.m.-2:30 Central

Cost: $80 member/$100 non-member

This class focuses on several ways to share family history. Topics covered will include writing and publishing, social media, and ideas for engaging younger generations.

Personalized Advanced Genealogy

(By Arrangement with NAGC research staff) This is an intensive session with Center researchers for anyone who has hit the brick wall in research in family history and needs additional help. Individual assistance is for two (2) six-hour days. Call the Center to make arrangements. This personalized advanced research assistance would be a perfect gift for the genealogist in your family!

NAGC Member Fee: $420 / Non-Member Fee: $840

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