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The Idaho Genealogical Society has published a collection of recipes in a cookbook titled"150 Years of Idaho Cooking", in honor of the Idaho Territorial Sesquicentennial. The book includes a number of recipes from Idaho's historical past, including interesting notes and anecdotes about the recipe or its contributor. Visit the IGS Publications page to order, or Click Here!

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The 2016 IGS Annual Meeting is set for October 8, 2016 at the Riverside on Chinden Boulevard in Garden City, Idaho. Advance registration is closed, but you can register at the door ($25, no lunch).
The 2016 Summer and Fall Quarterly newsletters have been combined and are now available in digital format. To access it, and all other quarterly issues, go to:
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A list of research helps for Idaho genealogy is found on the Idaho Links page. Here is a direct link to
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Online Version of the Cumulative Index of Footprints
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2016 IGS Annual Conference

Please join us for the 2016 IGS Annual Conference. You can see the agenda and short bio's of the speakers on the 2016 IGS Annual Conference.
The Advance Registration deadline has passed, but you can register at the door ($25 and you'll have to find/bring your own lunch).

Board Meetings

The Idaho Genealogical Society Board of Directors holds its business meetings at the Lake Hazel Library. Everyone is welcome to attend. The Lake Hazel Library is located at the corner of Five Mile and Lake Hazel, 10489 Lake Hazel Road, Boise, Idaho 83709.
Upcoming meeting times and locations:
October 8, 9:15 to 10:15 a.m. (at the annual conference in the Riverside Inn, Garden City, NOT at the library). Elections will take place at this meeting.
November 16th, 11:30 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. in the Conference Room

Dead Relative Collectors Meetings

Watch here for details of the Dead Relative Collectors (DRC) meetings. The date, time and location will vary and will include field trips. Everyone is welcome to attend.

Links to Neighboring States' Genealogical Organizations

Montana State Genealogical Society Montana State Genealogical Society
Oregon Genealogical Society Oregon Genealogical Society
Utah Genealogical Association Utah Genealogical Association
Washington State Genealogical Society Washington State Genealogical Society