About our MGS
Montgomery Genealogical Society (MGS) meetings are now held bi-monthly on the second Sunday of the month, and are located at the Figh-Pickett-Barnes House on the corner of Court and Mildred Streets in Montgomery. Please note that beginning in 2013, the new schedule for the bi-monthly meetings will be as follows: February, April, June, August, October, and December.
Date: Second Sunday - June 14, 2015
Time: 2:30 p.m.
Location: Figh-Pickett-Barnes House, 512 South Court Street, Montgomery, Alabama
"Telling Your Story in Pictures" will be given by Karren Pell and Carole King, two ladies who have produced several historical picture books about Montgomery and other Alabama places. They will share their tips on using pictures to tell your family story.
Admission is free and open to the public. Refreshments will be offered after the program, as always. Please come to enjoy the program and the fellowship with other family and local history enthusiasts--and bring a friend or two along with you!
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More Information on a few of our past guest speakers:
Dr. Richard Hobson. He is the Deputy Governor of the Society of Mayflower Descendants in the State of Alabama. His program will be on the National Mayflower Society and the lineage and genealogy of our founding fathers.
Larry P. Cornwell, a retired US Air Force colonel, a member of the General Richard Montgomery Chapter of the Sons of the American Revolution in Montgomery and past president of the Alabama Society. He is noted for speaking to multiple organizations, churches, and schools on the subject of the Revolutionary War soldier, and on The Christian Faith of our Patriot Forefathers.
Dot Moore who wrote Oracle of the Ages: Reflections on the Curious Life of Fortune Teller Mayhayley Lancaster.
Mary Ann Neeley's new book, The Works of Matthew Blue, Montgomery’s First Historian.
Montgomery's Historic Neighborhoods by Karren Pell and Carol King.