NOTE: IAAGG membership meetings are free and open to the public. For additional information, please e-mail


Most meetings of the IAAGG take place from noon to 2 p.m., at the Eiteljorg Museum of American Indians and Western Art, at 500 West Washington St., in downtown Indianapolis.


Parking is free in the White River State Park underground garage.

Lunch and snacks can be purchased in the museum's cafe.


Changes in meeting details are listed below. Watch this space for the latest on IAAGG happenings.





MARCH 21st


LOUISIANA AND THE FRENCH CONNECTION: The Untold Story of Catherine Hazeur - How one photo that was passed down thru many generations and a marriage announcement started the process of discovering who Catherine Hazeur, a free woman of color, and her family were. Presented by IAAGG member Denise Chisley


APRIL 18th  1p.m. -3p.m.

IAAGG Annual Meeting for members only

Location: Eiteljorg Museum Lower Level Board Room 


MAY 16th


Wills & Probate-Your ancestor is gone but they have left a trail. The probate records hold more genealogical information than you think.


JUNE 20 10 a.m. - 4 p.m.


JUNTEENTH CELBRATION - Don't miss this family celebration of freedom, featuring the traveling African American History Museum: lectures and readings, including a presentation of the Emancipation Proclamation; music by the Asante Children's Choir; hands-on activities, including an ice cream-making demonstration by Freetown Village; the Black Cowboy Association; a community fair featuring local organizations; food; "red pop" (a Juneteenth staple) and much, much more! Stop by the IAAGG table to discover how to begin researching your black family history. (In partnership with the Indiana History Center, the Indiana State Museum, the Children's Museum, The Madame Walker Theatre and IUPUI) FREE to all.




Indiana Black Expo TBD




September 19


Plotting Your Way-Maps and city directories go hand in hand. Learning more about your ancestor’s neighborhood and who else you may find there.



Other Genealogy Events


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Indiana Historical Society Family History Programs


Indiana Historical Society Family History Programs


Indiana Historical Society Family History Programs