Last year Wanda McFaggen was scheduled to make a presentation at the October Blue Hills Genealogical Society meeting, but was in a serious traffic accident and ended up in the hospital. But she is coming to the February 11, 2019, Society meeting.

The public is invited to attend the meeting at the Barron Senior Center, 12 N. 3rd St., Barron, to hear McFaggen talk about the history of the Chippewa Indians in our area. Hospitality starts at 6:30 p.m. with program at 7. McFaggen is the Director of Tribal Historic Preservation of St. Croix Chippewa Indian of Wisconsin.

The Blue Hills Genealogical Society meets the second Mondays of the month at the Barron Senior Center. They maintain a Research Library at 410 E. LaSalle, Barron, Suite C, which is open to the public Mondays 2 – 5 p.m. Enter at the back door. The Library is closed on holidays.

If you would like to join the Society, come to a meeting, stop in at the Research Library, or go online at If you would like to donate genealogical materials that pertain to Barron County, drop them off at the Research Library.

The Blue Hills Genealogical Society is a 501c3, member of the Wisconsin Genealogical Society and Federation of Genealogy Societies.