Scheduled GCGS Meetings:
We usually meet in the fellowship hall at
Peace United Church of Christ located at 2714 West Market Street
in Greensboro just off W. Wendover Avenue. The fellowship hall is located in the rear of the building.
Park in the back and enter the door nearest N. Lindell Road.
Click here for a map showing our meeting location.
Meetings are held at 10:00 a.m. on the third
Saturday of the month, January through May and September through
November. GCGS's genealogical exchange journal library is open for
members to check out some other societies' journals from 9:00 a.m.
until noon on meeting days. Regular meetings usually conclude about
11:30 a.m. Non-members are always welcome to attend these free programs.
In case of bad weather see our Inclement Weather Notice on our home page.
June, July and August - no meetings
15 October 2016 - Marti Friddle "DAR Documentation: Solving Roadblocks"
Other Genealogical Events of Interest:
19 November 2016 - Peggy Johnson will perform "My Name's Elizabeth: The Story of a War Mother, 1861-1863." Peggy, dressed in period costume, becomes her ancestor, Elizabeth, and tells her captivating story based upon letters from those years. She comes to us highly recommended, so you won't want to miss a dynamic performance.
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16 September 2016 at 3:00 pm - New NCGS Webinar by Diane L. Richard "Born in NC and Living Elsewhere: Making the Connection Back". Maybe you only know someone was born in North Carolina. This webinar will present some rules of thumb and strategies for research into those individuals to determine where in North Carolina they came from. The lecture will be available on the North Carolina Genealogical Society web site for free to everyone at the time of the live presentation and for three days the following month, from 7-9 October 2016.
29 October 2016, North Carolina Genealogical Society will hold its Fall Workshop, "Unused, Underused, and Misused Records in Genealogy Research" at the McKimmon Center in Raleigh, North Carolina. Four lectures will be presented by Rev. David McDonald, CG. He is a frequent lecturer on church records, pre-Civil War research, and English records as well as migration and methodology at national conferences held by the National Genealogical Society and the Federation of Genealogical Societies. He has conducted classes at the Genealogical Research Institute of Pittsburgh and at the Salt Lake Institute of Genealogy, among others. Registration for the workshop will open after 15 August. More information will be available on the NCGS website in the coming weeks.
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10 - 13 May 2017 - STOP THE PRESS! HOLD THE PHONE! The National Genealogical Society Conference is coming to Raleigh in 2017. Stay tuned here and to the NGS website.