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. Occasionally our Computer Users' Group will meet at the
conclusion of our regular meetings. Non-members are always welcome to attend these free programs.
Other Genealogical Events of Interest:
21 November 2015 - "Civil War Confederate Soldiers, How to Find Them" - Part 2. We will explore Confederate Pension Records to find birthplaces, widows and homes of widows, and perhaps the regiment/company your ancestor in the Civil War, how to search the online POW Database for the Confederacy and what to do about brick walls.
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18 July 2015 at 2pm - The next meeting of the Genealogy Club will be in the Greensboro Public Library's Nussbaum Room at 219 N. Church St., Greensboro 27402. Tim Cole will discuss land records, how to find them and their use in genealogical research. Handouts will be provided. Tim is head of Greensboro Public Library's Information Services Section, a skilled family historian, and author of several books including The Forest City Lynching of 1900 and Collett Leventhorpe, the English Confederate. For further information contact Arthur Erickson, Genealogy Librarian at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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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 http://schgnc.org/