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Please check out the "Genie Room" located in the downtown Spokane Public Library.
The Genealogy Room of Eastern Washington Genealogical Society is housed on the third floor of the Spokane Public Library at 906 W. Main Street. The "Genie Room" is open to the general public for research during library hours.
Library hours are 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. Mon, Thurs, Fri and Sat.
10:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m. Tues, Wed
Members of the Society act as research assistants on Tuesdays from 10:00 AM to 12:00 Noon and 1:00 -p.m. - 3:00 PM or by appointment. Call 509 444-5357.
Eastern Washington Genealogical Society covers Ferry, Lincoln, Pend Oreille, Spokane and Stevens County (Region 7 of Washington State Geneaology Society).
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February 10th
Carved in Stone: Cemetery History and Symbolism
Stacia Gunderson's presentation will enlighten, or awaken, her audience to the importance of symbolism used on cemetery headstones.   For more detailed information on this presentation click on this link for the flyer    

February 11th
Ancestry User Group
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February 11th
Family Tree Makers Users Group
This meeting commences immediately after the Ancestry User Group.           Family Tree Maker, by, is a family history software for Mac and PC that can be uploaded, linked, and synchronized to from computer, tablet or smart phone. We are learning about the various features ...

February 15th
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