2023 Allen County Public Library Research Trip
2023 Allen County Public Library Research Trip
Sunday, October 22 – Saturday, October 28, 2023

Join us for a fun trip to Allen County Public Library Genealogy Center located in Fort Wayne, Indiana. The library offers PERSI genealogy periodicals, family histories, City directories, Census, US local records, Canadian records, African-American records, Native American records, Passenger lists, and free Online databases.

Your on-site facilitator will be Kim Harrison, a WVGS member who now lives in Michigan.

Airline transportation and hotel reservations are to be the responsibility of each individual.

Hotel Information:

    Courtyard Ft. Wayne Downtown at Grand Wayne Convention Center

    1150 S. Harrison St
    Fort Wayne, Indiana 46802

    Contact: Shelby Gallagher
    Phone: 260-490-3629
    Cell: 260-579-9214


    Room Rate: $139.00 + tax per night for 1 King or 2 Queen bed

    Mention that you are booking under West Valley Genealogical Society

    Deadline for hotel reservations is September 22, 2023

WVGS Member registration fee: $25

Non-Member registration fee: $35

Deadline for trip registration is October 12, 2023.

NOTE: The hotel does have several double rooms (two queen beds) that will allow you to check in on Saturday, October 21st as well as Sunday, October 22nd. This is to accommodate those who would like to fly from Phoenix/Mesa Gateway direct on Allegiant Airlines. This airline only flies direct from Phoenix/Mesa Gateway to Fort Wayne on Wednesday and Saturday.

Questions? Email trip.allencounty@azwvgs.org

There will be an orientation meeting at WVGS for travelers in early October. Date to be determined.

Registration on-line above or you can register using this form.

West Valley Genealogical Society