Tacoma-Pierce County Genealogical Society
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 Wednesday of each month at 6:00 pm at Denny's, 5924 6th Avenue, Tacoma.
|Monthly Meetings, Bates Technical College:|
|2015-2016 Monthly Meeting Schedule|
|September 8, 2015:|
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 13, 2015:|
|Eyes of the Totem, the newly-rediscovered 1927 silent film, filmed in Tacoma,|
Presented by Mick Flaaen
Focused Research, Presented by George Snyder
|November 10, 2015:|
|A Journey through the history of Genealogy's intersection with Technology,
Presented by George Snyder
German Genealogy, Presented by Sue Foster
|January 12, 2016:|
|My yDNA Research or What Not to Do with DNA!
Presented by Bob McDole
Copyright, Presented by Dusty Gorman
|February 9, 2016:|
|Washington Digital Archives
Presented by Mike Saunders
Creating Genealogy Citations, Presented by Dusty Gorman
|March 8, 2016:|
|Revolutionary War, War of 1812, and the Civil War
Presented by Dick Moody
Computer Organization of family photos and information using Excel, Presented by Glenn Anderson
|April 12, 2016:|
|Autosomal DNA: Finding Your Cousins
Presented by Mary Kathryn Kozy
Source Evaluation, Report Brief, Presented by George Snyder
|May 10, 2016:|
Presented by Jeanie Fisher
Brainstorming Brickwalls, Facilitated by George Snyder
Our members have three short months to complete a major genealogy project, take a research trip or have the ultimate genealogy experience. Have fun!