Colorado Chapter of Palatines to America

Colorado Palatines to America Spring Seminar.

Seminar by ZOOM

March 18 and April 15, 2023, from 1:00pm to 4:00pm.

Registration is now open!

Mark Rabineau will be the featured speaker in a two-part seminar on two dates in the afternoon via Zoom. Both presentations are from 1:00 – 4:00 PM. The March 18 topic is “200 Years of Mennonite-Anabaptist Migration” and the April 15 topic is “The Effects of Shifting Boundaries (Switzerland, France, & Germany) on Lives, Migrations, and Cultures”.

Mark has more than 20 years’ experience researching genealogy. He has authored hundreds of genealogy articles and is a frequent speaker to genealogy organizations on the Front Range. He was the featured speaker at our COPALAM 2021 Fall Seminar. His areas of expertise include Prussian (Germany, Poland and Shoah/Holocaust) archives and repositories, plus historical knowledge of European Mennonite and Amish communities as well as French-speaking Quebec, Canada. His website is, which features research support pages, archives, maps, source documents, histories, guidance and photographs.

There will be a registration fee of $20.00/person for PALAM/COPALAM members and $25.00/person for non-members. This includes BOTH presentations. There will be NO discounts for attending only one of the sessions. Both presentations will be recorded for post-seminar viewing and will be available to paid registrants through April 30, 2023. For more details, contact Yvonne Schaefer, the CO PalAm registrar, at Registration and payment can be completed ONLINE or mailed. Registration is open. If you register after the March 18 session, you will have access to the March 18 recorded session online when you register and the April 15 session after April 15 online, both through April 30, 2023. The Seminar flyer is available here.

About Palatines to America

and the Colorado Chapter

The PURPOSE of this society is to promote the study of Germanic immigration to North America, to publish information of general interest, and to provide a means for members to exchange information and share research ...

TIPS Table of Contents

by Tim Ostwald

Review the TIPS Table of Contents and when you find an article that interest you, the article will be found under the Members section (if you are a member) or you may purchase a CD with all the tips on it at one of the Chapter's seminars.