The following was received from my friend, Kathy Meade:
Saturday, September 26th & Sunday, September 27th, Lindsborg, Kansas, “Little Sweden” USA
Join us for a Swedish genealogy weekend in Lindsborg, led by six genealogists from Sweden and three American Swedish genealogy experts!
Genealogists from Sweden will present informative sessions for both beginning and experienced researchers.
There will be 12 sessions ranging in beginning topics such as how to get started, research using the Swedish church books, tips on how to transcribe the Gothic script in older records as well as how to find locate living relatives. Participants will have the opportunity to do personal research in the computer lab with genealogists from Sweden and North America offering assistance.
Attend one or two days. Lodging is available in Lindsborg and nearby McPherson and Salina. Also enjoy a free Welcome Reception for attendees arriving Friday evening. Don’t miss this wonderful opportunity to explore your Swedish heritage with experts from Sweden!
For complete program details and registration information, go to: http://www.mcphersoncountyks.us/index.aspx?nid=20
Looking for a good research guide to Swedish research? Check out Your Swedish Roots.