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Federation of Genealogical Societies 2018

Join us August 22-25 in Fort Wayne, Indiana for FGS 2018! This is the premiere genealogy conference of the year. You wont want to miss this event, hosted by the nation's largest public genealogy center. The Genealogy Center at the Allen County Public Library. Register here!

Not only will you enjoy the amazing facilities at the Grand Wayne Convention Center, but you'll enjoy The Genealogy Center (located just across the street!), two attached hotels and parking, and dozens of world-class restaurants within easy walking distance.

Alongside the FGS programming, you'll have access to extended research hours in one of the finest research facilities in the U.S.- we'll be open and staffed to assist from 6am- Midnight daily!

Your story lives at The Genealogy Center and we'll help you uncover it. This will be a successful conference like you've never experienced before!


Learn more about the Grand Wayne Convention Center and accommodations. Lodging is available at the Hilton Garden Inn and Ramada Plaza Hotel. 

Additional accommodations are available at the LaSalle Inn, a short walk from the Grand Wayne Convention Center. Book by phone at (260) 918-7368 and mention the discount code FGS for the convention rate. 

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