Pat Oxley, FGS President
Hon. J. Michael Houston, Mayor of Springfield, IL
Conference Co-chairs, Paula Stuart-Warren and Josh Taylor
Michael Maben, President of Indiana Genealogical Society,
announcing the results of the IGS fundraiser for War of 1812
Preserve the Pensions. IGS raised $12,117 from donations
which they matched for a total donation of $24,234.
Ancestry.com is then matching that amount so the
IGS effort raised over $48,000.
Keynote Speaker - David Ferriero, Archivist of the United States
Color Guard leading attendees from the
Opening Session to the Exhibit Hall Grand Opening