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Tacoma-Pierce County
Genealogical Society

Tacoma-Pierce County Genealogical Society

Monthly Meetings

TPCGS monthly meetings are held the second Tuesday of each month, September through May. Generally, monthly meetings will be held at Bates Technical College, South Campus, 2201 South 78th St, Tacoma, Building E. (see Map to Bates). Lot 11 is available for parking in the evening.

Meetings begin at 6:00 pm, with an educational session, followed by a brief business meeting. After a break for snacks and visiting, the main presentation begins. Guests are always welcome! Meetings are generally adjourned by 9:00 pm.

Members are also invited to attend Board Meetings, which are held the first Thursday of each month at 6:00 pm at either Denny's, 5924 6th Avenue, Tacoma, or Ben Dews Clubhouse Grill, 6501 6th Ave, Tacoma. Contact a board member for further information.

Monthly Meetings, Bates Technical College:


2016-2017 Monthly Meeting Schedule
September 13, 2016:
Annual Show and Tell ~ Genealogical Discoveries This Summer
Presented by Everyone!
Special Location ~ This Meeting Only:
LDS Family History Center at 12th and Pearl


October 11, 2016:
My Family Cookbook,
Presented by Liz Osborn


November 8, 2016:
The “Push” and “Pull”: Decision making of the 19th Century Emigrant,
Presented by Jill Morelli


January 10, 2017:
How to Do Swedish Research
Presented by Dusty Gorman


February through May
To Be Announced!


Summer 2017:
Summer Break
Our members have three short months to complete a major genealogy project, take a research trip or have the ultimate genealogy experience. Have fun ~ And come back and tell us about it!


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PO Box 1952, Tacoma, Washington 98401, USA
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The Tacoma Pierce County Genealogical Society (TPCGS) is a registered nonprofit corporation recognized by the IRS under section 501 (c) (3) of the Internal Revenue Code using EIN 91-1180097. In addition, the TPCGS is a registered nonprofit corporation in the state of Washington under WAC 458-20-169 using UBI 600444975. As such, your donations and contributions may be tax deductible and are greatly appreciated. Fundraising activities are occasionally held for the benefit of the TPCGS.

The purpose of the TPCGS is to stimulate popular interest in family history, to seek genealogical and historical knowledge, to preserve and perpetuate the records of our ancestors, to aid individual members in compiling their family histories, and to collect and publish genealogical source material.