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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. Occasionally our Computer Users' Group will meet at the conclusion of our regular meetings. Non-members are always welcome to attend these free programs.

Scheduled GCGS Meetings:

  • June, July and August - no meetings
  • 19 Sept 2015 - A representative from the LDS Family History Center in Greensboro will tell us how the Center can be used to advance our genealogical research.

Other Genealogical Events of Interest:
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  • 15 June 2015, 6:30 to 7:45 pm, 1st Floor Morgan Room, High Point Public Library, 901 N. Main Street, High Point, NC - "Land Platting: Techniques for Mapping Ancestral Landscapes". This is the third installment of the Heritage Research Center's land research series. Scott Wesson will share his insights into the complexities and revelations associated with platting ancestral properties. He will demonstrated the techniques used to create the plats and share strategies for overcoming the challenges posed by metes and bounds descriptions. No preregistration is required.
  • 20 June 2015 - North Carolina Genealogical Society Regional Workshop, co-sponsored by the Forsyth County Genealogical Society, will present Digging Deeper Into Your Family History, featuring Dr. Michael D. Lacopo. The workshop will be held at the Knollwood Baptist Church, 330 Knollwood Street, Winston-Salem, NC 2710. Registration will begin at 9:00. The full-day workshop will include four lectures by Michael Lacopo: 1. "Deconstructing Your Family Tree: Re-evaluating the Evidence." 2. "More than the Census: Our Families Did Exist Between Those 10-Year Intervals." 3. "Incorporating Social History Into Your Research." 4. "She Came From Nowhere" - A Case Study Approach to a Difficult Genealogy Problem. For further information see the the NCGS website at Space is limited. Please register early.
  • 7-9 August 2015 - Clapp Family Reunion - More information to come.
  • 3 October 2015 - The 2015 Scotland County Highland Games will be held Saturday, October 3rd on the grounds of the John Blue Home and Historical Complex in Laurinburg, NC. This site contains the John Blue Home and several other historic Scottish-American homesteads. For more information see
  • 4-7 May 2016 - National Genealogical Society Family History Conference will be held in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, at the Greater Fort Lauderdale/Broward County Convention Center.

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