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March 9, 2013

Club news 03.10.13

— Club news runs on Sundays. Deadline for club news is noon Wednesday.

Keystone Study Club

Keystone Study Club will meet Monday in the home of Sandy Rosson. The program will be presented by Martha Tuteral and current events by Ann Kent, Ann Kuykendall and Jane Lopes.

Fort Gibson Genealogy and Historical Society

The Fort Gibson Genealogy and Historical Society will meet at 6 p.m. Monday at the United Methodist church. The club will have finger foods and desserts at Monday’s meeting, allowing for more time to do research and listen to the speaker.

Are you stuck in your quest? Mickey Hagan, vice-president and program chairman, will be in charge of the meeting and she said she would like to get everyone started on their quest to find out about their ancestors and how to put it down on paper, according to a media release. Hagan has been on many trips to find out about her ancestors and is still searching. She has 38 books on her families. She would like for everyone to bring all the surnames they are searching for. She has discovered many ways to find out about families and will share them.

Bring your papers and old pictures as the club shares how to get started or how to get more information. The genealogy library will be open at 5 p.m.

Information: Marcia Elliott, (918) 478-3345 or Mable Taylor, (918) 478-3845.

Muskogee County Historical Society

The Muskogee County Historical Society will hold its monthly lunch meeting at 11:30 a.m., Thursday at Charlie’s Chicken, 2601 Chandler Road.

The speaker will be Travis Owens, manager of Cultural Resources Planning & Development for Cherokee Nation Businesses in Tahlequah. Owens will discuss opportunities for local tourism such as the Supreme Court Museum, John Ross Museum, Cherokee Nation Prison Museum, Sequoyah’s Cabin at Vian and the Will Rogers Museum & Dog Iron Ranch in Claremore as well as some Civil War sites.

He will also answer questions about bus tours to Cherokee, N.C., which includes stops at sites in Arkansas, Tennessee and Georgia.

Information: Ellen “Cowboy” Johnson, (918) 453-9842.

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