Saturday, July 24, 2010

Great Lakes Archives Open on 2nd Saturdays

Did you know that the National Archives - Regional Archives in Chicago is open the 2nd Saturday of each month? The hours are 8:00 am to 4:15 pm for the following dates in 2010:
  • Saturday, August 14, 2010
  • Saturday, September 11, 2010
  • Saturday, October 9, 2010
  • Saturday, November 13, 2010
  • Saturday, December 11, 2010
This is in addition to the Archives' regular hours of 8:00 am to 4:15 pm, Monday through Friday.  The archives are located at 7358 South Pulaski Road in Chicago. Click here for detailed directions when making your trip.

If you are  interested in working original records or microfilm held by the Regional Archives, you are encouraged to contact a reference archivist ahead of time by phone at +1 (773) 948-9001 or email at

Also, if you are a Facebook user, make sure you visit the National Archives Chicago page and click the Like button at the top to add their announcements to your News Feed.

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Thanks to the Glenview Public Library Genealogy Blog for the heads up!

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