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Allen County Public Library

Saturday, March 21, 2015
Sponsored by the Kalamazoo Valley Genealogical Society

Next to the Family History Library in Salt Lake City, the Allen County Public Library is the 2nd largest genealogical source in the world.  Located in Fort Wayne Indiana, the trip to the library will take about two hours by way of Cardinal Bus Tours.

This renowned collection includes more than 350,000 printed volumes, 513,000 items of microfilm and microfiche, and PERSI (The Periodical Source Index).

Contact the trip coordinator Jan Wright at 269.532.6681 or at janwright8607@yahoo.com if you are interested in going.

The cost is $25, and checks should be made out to KVGS and mailed to:

  Jan Wright
c/o ACPL Bus Trip
1853 Cumberland St
Kalamazoo MI 

E-Mail  or call 269.532.6681

If you have never visited the Genealogy Center of the Allen County Public Library and want to do research, you may want to go to YouTube® and take a video tour to help you prepare.

Video tour of the Allen County Public Library


Departs Kalamazoo

Pickup at The Crew Family Restruarant, 3810 E Cork St & Sprinkle Rd.
Return approx. 9:15pm.

Departs Marshall
Pickup at the Park-n-Ride at I-69 and Exit 36.
Return approx. 8:45pm.

Departs Coldwater

Pickup at Gander Mountain, 373 N Willowbrook Rd.
Return approx. 8:00pm.

Leave the Allen County Public Library. Stop for dinner in Auburn, Indiana on the way home.

On Your Own

If a one day trip is not long enough for your needs, and you would like to make the trip on your own, here are the directions to the library in Fort Wayne, Indiana:


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