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January 2020

January Meeting

January 14 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Ehrlicher Research Center 719 N 11th Street
Pekin, IL 61554 United States
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Jacob & Elizabeth Fischer Wedding Photograph

Our annual Show & Tell meeting!  Bring a family story, artifact, or research problem to share! More...

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February 2020

Free

February Meeting

February 11 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Ehrlicher Research Center 719 N 11th Street
Pekin, IL 61554 United States
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Photo of Jared Olar - Library Assistant at Pekin Public Library

Jared Olar, Reference Assistant at the Pekin Public Library,  will be speaking about Jonathan Haines (1808 - 1868) and his invention, the Illinois Harvester, More...

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Free

Lincoln Document Presentation

February 12 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Ehrlicher Research Center 719 N 11th Street
Pekin, IL 61554 United States
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Photo of Abraham Lincoln 1858

TCGHS will commemorate Lincoln’s Birthday by presenting a program “Every document can lead to a story – A tale of three Tremont men that crossed paths with Lincoln.”  Tazewell County Clerk & Recorder John Ackerman and TCGHS’ Susan Rynerson will lead the discussion. More...

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March 2020

Free

March Meeting

March 10 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Ehrlicher Research Center 719 N 11th Street
Pekin, IL 61554 United States
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Photo of Jill Morelli

Jill Morelli, CG®, President of the Seattle Genealogical Society, will present a live webinar entitled Finding Dirk: Insanity in the 19th Century. Using public and court-obtained records, follow Dirk’s journey to three Illinois asylums between 1872-1905. Learn what you might discover in publicly available and court-obtained records.  More...

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April 2020

Free

April Meeting

April 14 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Ehrlicher Research Center 719 N 11th Street
Pekin, IL 61554 United States
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Photo of PZ Horton III

Unfortunately, we have had to cancel our April 14 meeting due to the Covid-19 pandemic. We hope to reschedule PZ Horton's Family Tree Maker presentation for sometime in the future. More...

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May 2020

Free

May Meeting

May 12 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Ehrlicher Research Center 719 N 11th Street
Pekin, IL 61554 United States
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Photo of Dave Joens - Director of the Illinois State Archives

Unfortunately, we have had to cancel our May 12 meeting due to the Covid-19 pandemic. We hope to reschedule Mr. Joen's Illinois State Archives presentation for sometime in the future. Thank for your understanding. More...

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June 2020

June Meeting

June 9 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Ehrlicher Research Center 719 N 11th Street
Pekin, IL 61554 United States
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TCGHS Logo Map Image

Our June meeting will be a members-only business meeting. Only the first ten members can be admitted! More...

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July 2020

Free

July Meeting

July 14 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Ehrlicher Research Center 719 N 11th Street
Pekin, IL 61554 United States
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Photo of Dave Joens - Director of the Illinois State Archives

David Joens, Director of the Illinois State Archives, will discuss how to do research at the State Archives and the Illinois Regional Archives Depository (IRAD) system and what materials they hold. He'll also discuss how to do research at an archives in general. More...

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August 2020

Free

August Meeting

August 11 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Ehrlicher Research Center 719 N 11th Street
Pekin, IL 61554 United States
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Image of the Ehrlicher Researh Center Plaque

TCGHS's webmaster, Mike Dickson, will show a video presentation covering the history of the first 25 years of the Society 1978-2004. More...

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September 2020

Free

September Meeting

September 8 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Ehrlicher Research Center 719 N 11th Street
Pekin, IL 61554 United States
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Photo of Genealogical Speaker Thomas Macentee

Thomas MacEntee, professional genealogist, presents a live online webinar — Navigating the Seven C’s of Genealogy. More...

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