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 - April 12, 2015
Time: 2:30 p.m.
Location: Figh-Pickett-Barnes House, 512 South Court Street, Montgomery, Alabama
Our speaker for our April 12th program will be Randall Williams of New South Books, who will discuss methods and give hints on how to accomplish Writing and Publishing Your Family History.
Please bring your favorite snack and feel free to bring a friend. Admission is free and the meetings are open to the public. Refreshments will be served after the presentation.
Upcoming Events and Meetings - Calendar
Our June 14th program will be Telling Your Story in Pictures presented by Karen Pell and Carole King, authors of several local historical picture books. They will share their tips on using pictures to tell your family story.
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.