Genealogy to Inspire Researchers


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We do genealogy for many reasons. First is our curiosity about our ancestors – who were they, what were they like, what experiences did they live through. Our love of history is another reason we do genealogy. Also, our desire to solve mysteries is a huge part of our passion for genealogy. Finally, we do genealogy because we want our children, grandchildren and future generations to know and recognize the individuals over the centuries whose lives helped make us who we are today. OUR PURPOSE is to to gather people interested in genealogy and family history, with an emphasis on Muskegon County, to promote genealogical research and public access to genealogical records, to compile and publish Muskegon County genealogical data and to contribute genealogical materials and other aid to Hackley Public Library – Local History and Genealogy Department.



March Program

Saturday, March 16, 2024 @ 10:30 AM

"Family Pictures Come to Life by Restoring Them”

         Speaker, Kathie Broughton DeCormier


Kathie will present a very interesting and informative program on how to care for, maintain, and repair historic photographs.  History has certainly provided an interesting variety of photographic memories, but with all those photograph types, how do you take care of and repair your treasured memories? 

Kathie has been studying various techniques in photo restoration and care for a while now.  She will be sharing with us her knowledge.