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Meetings are usually held on the third Saturday at 2:00 pm in the Athens-Clarke County Public Library auditorium, but variations in this schedule are not uncommon. Meetings are announced in the COGS Quarterly, via email, and at this web site on the Meetings page. Although most meetings are free and open to the public, membership is encouraged to enable C.O.G.S. to bring in quality speakers that will help further our understanding as family history researchers. Dues are also used to purchase resources for local libraries and offset costs to preserve historical data.

 


April 2014

Trip to the Georgia Archives in Morrow, GA

Date: Saturday, April 12, 2014
Time: Meet at the Athens Library Parking Lot @ 7:45 / leave @ 8 am

Location: Travel to the Georgia Archives in Morrow, GA

Cost: bring $ to help pay for gas if you carpool / bring a brown bag lunch or $ for vending machines / bring $ for copy machines

This month's program is a field trip to the Georgia Archives in Morrow, GA. This is a great time to go with other researchers, especially if you have never been before. Check out the collections ahead of time http://www.georgiaarchives.org/

We are meeting at the Athens Library Parking Lot @ 7:45 am and plan to leave @ 8 am. (Laura Carter is leaving at 7:45. Email her directly if you wish to carpool with her laurawilliamscarter at gmail dot com). We will leave the archives @ 5 pm and expect to arrive back in Athens about 7 pm.

Are you willing to drive? Do you need a ride? Do you want to follow the carpool caravan style? (If you carpool, be sure to have some gas money for sharing the ride.)

RSVP: Please let us know if you will be going with us by emailing cogsgenealogy@gmail.com.

Things you need:

1) Patronage Registration form- fill it out ahead or at the Archives http://www.georgiaarchives.org/visit

2) Lunch- brown bag (vending machines available)

3) ID- bring your driver's license

4) Money for copies- 20 to 30 cents per copy

5) Check the Archives website to see prohibited items- you may bring pencils and a pad of paper. There are free lockers to secure your other items. http://www.georgiaarchives.org/visit/before_you_visit

If you have any questions, feel free to email us cogsgenealogy@gmail.com.

We hope you will join us!!


 

Programs are subject to change. Please check back closer to the meeting date for confirmation. COGS members should watch for meeting reminders via email.

Do you have an idea for a genealogy related program or activity? Contact us at the email address below to share your ideas.

 

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