The next meeting of the season will be Jan 24, 7pm, at the Elk's Lodge, Fairbanks, Alaska. Meetings are FREE and open to the public.
JANUARY'S MEETING topic is "Maps, Maps Maps! Using Maps in Genealogical Research" by Anne Castle.
Refreshments are served. Learn about Genealogy, local history, and be inspired to work on your family tree.
Questions are welcome and you can bring a "show and tell" if you would like.
For the November meeting, we heard about "Historical Auroras" presented by Amy Stratman. A photograph of the aurora over Mason City, Iowa, 18 September 1941. Credit: Mason City Public Library
We saw what our ancestors may have seen and thought as reported in newspapers across the world.
Reference links pertaining to the Historical Auroras program:
Geomagnetic Blitz of 1941
Wiki List of Solar Storms
Solar Storm of 1967
the Carrington Event of 1859
Historical Kp levels