French-Canadian Heritage Society of Michigan
P.O. Box 1900, Royal Oak, 48068-1900
 
 
French-Canadian Heritage Society of Michigan meetings are free and open to the public.   Our meetings are held at the Mount Clemens Public Library, 150 Cass Avenue, Mt. Clemens, MI 48043, but are not sponsored by the Library.
 
If unfavorable weather conditions exist (snow or storms), call the Mount Clemens Public Library at 586-469-6200 to check if the meeting has been cancelled.    We will place a notice on this page as well as on our FB Page: https://www.facebook.com/groups/109717099063919/ if a meeting has been cancelled.
 
2019 Meetings:
 
Saturday, November 9, 2019 – 11 a.m. – Mount Clemens Public Library.  Speaker: FCHSM member John P. DuLong, Ph.D.: “The Use of Heraldry in Genealogical Research.”
2020 Meetings: 
 
Saturday, January 11, 2020 – 11 a.m. – Mount Clemens Public Library.  Community Room.  Install the new Board of Directors.  Speaker: FCHSM member Barbara Fried – “French-Canadian Food.”
 
Saturday, February 8, 2020 – 11 a.m. – Mount Clemens Public Library.  Community Room.  Weather permitting, the FCHSM library will be open.  Experienced FCHSM members will be available to provide personalized research help for members who bring their charts and would like some help.
 
Saturday, March 14, 2020 – 11 a.m. – Mount Clemens Public Library.  Community Room.  The annual get acquainted meeting.  Bring charts that show descent from a settler or voyageur in/to Détroit between 24 July 1701 and 24 July 1721; an ancestor in New France by 1665; or an Acadian ancestor.  
 
Saturday, April 18, 2020 – 11 a.m. – Mount Clemens Public Library.  Auditorium.  Speaker: FCHSM member: Eva Pfeiffer-Armitage - “Ethnobotany of Native plants.”
 
Saturday, May 9, 2020 – 11 a.m. – Mount Clemens Public Library.  Auditorium.  Speaker: FCHSM member: Loraine DiCerbo:   How to Establish a Trade Network in the 18th Century - Lessons Learned from the Chevalier Family.
 
Saturday, September 12, 2020 – 11 a.m. – Mount Clemens Public Library.  Auditorium.  Annual French-Canadian potluck.  Celebrate with French-Canadian dishes. 
 
Saturday, October 10, 2020 – 11 a.m. – Mount Clemens Public Library.  Auditorium.  Speaker: Diane Wolford Sheppard: "Researching and Accessing Original French-Regime Notary Records from Your Computer, With an Emphasis on Marriage Contracts and Fur-trade Contracts."
 
Saturday, November 14, 2020 – 11 a.m. – Mount Clemens Public Library.  Community Room.  “French-Canadian Christmas and New Year’s Customs.”
 
 FCHSM is a 501 (c) (3) charitable organizationYour financial support of the FCHSM is welcomed and donations beyond membership dues are tax deductible.