Genealogy Webinars, Workshops and Classes | Wisconsin Historical Society

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Genealogy Webinars, Workshops and Classes


 See all of our workshop offerings, and register online here.

 See other genealogy events here.


These workshops are sponsored by the Wisconsin Historical Society. Society members and members of the Wisconsin State Genealogical Society receive discounts on registration fees at most events. Learn how you can Become a Member.

Saturday, August 27
Researching Your Revolutionary War Family

(Sponsored by the John Bell Chapter of the D.A.R.)  9:30 a.m. to Noon.  Wisconsin Historical Society Library.  Register by emailing

Saturday, September 17

DNA and Genealogy

Saturday, October 1
Deciphering Old German Script (co-sponsored by WHS)
Saturday, October 22
African American Genealogy
Saturday, November 5
Swedish American Genealogy
Saturday, December 3
Family History Projects

Check out our genealogy workshops and webinars offered each spring and fall. Topics vary each semester.

Register early — space is limited. 

  • All workshops provide an opportunity to focus on your research with other researchers, sharing ideas and moving forward with your family history research.  Lunch is provided at some events.
  • Experts in genealogy teach you how to best use the Society's nationally recognized collections of published and unpublished materials for researching family histories as well as the newest online products for historical and genealogical research.
  • Programs are geared to all levels of experience and offer something for everyone, from beginners to advanced.

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Have Questions?

Contact Lori Bessler by phone at 608-264-6519 or by email below:

Wisconsin History Tour.