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Daughters of the American Revolution to host workshop
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MONROE - The Col. Benjamin Harrison Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution is hosting a free workshop on researching family lineage from noon to 3 p.m. Saturday in the second-floor meeting room of the Monroe Public Library.

A DAR genealogy expert will provide instruction and assistance with the latest in genealogy research information and tools. Members of the local DAR chapter will answer questions about joining the women's service organization and share lineage research tips.

The DAR is celebrating its 125th anniversary. The organization focuses on historical preservation, education and patriotism. Membership is open to women 18 and older who can prove a direct lineal descent from someone who supported Americans during the Revolutionary War. The Sons of the American Revolution is an organization for men.

For more information regarding the workshop or DAR, call 608-482-2483. The event is open to the public; pre-registration is appreciated.