Next Study Group Meeting

When: Wednesday, September 20, 2017 at 6:30-8:30 pm 

Where: North Platte Public Library (120 W 4th ST, North Platte NE) – Meeting Room

Discussion Topic: Crime in Little Chicago

Bring your own beverage (no alcohol) and cookies will be provided. Bring a guest or invite someone to join us. There’s plenty of room! Mark your calendars!!

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Next NPGS Meeting

NPGS Does not have business meetings during the months of June, July and August.

When: Wednesday, July 19, 2017 at 6:00 pm – Summer Picnic (inside)

Where: Lincoln County Historical Museum – Enter through village side door

Program: It’s our Summer Get-Together Picnic. Please bring some type of dish to share and your table service.  

Next Meeting: Wednesday, September 6, 2017 at 7:00 pm

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Family History Book Fair

WHEN: Tuesday, July 25, 2017 from 2:00 pm to 6:00 pm CDT

WHERE: Ruby’s house — 1218 Hahn Court, North Platte 

Meet the research experts, browse and buy their books!  Holly Hansen and Arlene Eakle will be here.  They are offering free research consultations with the purchase of a Research Guide.

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North Platte Newspapers Online

North Platte Historic Newspapers Online

Looking for newspapers from other locations?
Try finding it at US Free Newspaper Links.

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2017 NPGS Meetings & Programs

2017 NPGS Meetings & Programs [pdf]

October is Family History Month

Study Group
6:30 pm
NP Public Library
Topic (Subject to Change)
Wed January 4, 2017 Squatters, Preemptioners & Theives
Wed February 1, 2017 Ancestors in the War of 1812
Wed March 1, 2017 German Research 101
Wed April 5, 2017 The Value of Tax Lists
Wed May 10, 2017 Preparing for Your Genealogy Trip
June – July – August 2017 NO Study Group
Wed September 6, 2017 The Stubborn Scots
Wed October 4, 2017 Birth Certificates & Substitutes
Wed November 1, 2017 The National Archives Online
December 2017 NO Study Group
NPGS Meeting
7:00 pm
NP Public Library
Program (Subject to Change)
Wed January 18, 2017 Time Travelers & Time Unravelers
Wed February 15, 2017 Examining Homestead Documents
Wed March 15, 2017 The Library of Congress Online
Wed April 19, 2017 Tricks & Tips for Using Genealogy Software
Wed May 17, 2017 What is the Historical Record Survey?
June – July – August 2017 NO Meeting | Picnic in July TBA
Wed September 20, 2017 Crime in Little Chicago
Wed October 18, 2017 Laws of Inheritance
Wed November 15, 2017 Family History Through Traditions
December 2017 NO Meeting | Holiday Brunch – TBA
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