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The Western Pennsylvania Genealogical Society (WPGS) is a non-profit and tax-exempt educational organization of amateur and professional family historians and genealogists, dedicated to the study and preservation of family history.
 
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UPCOMING EVENTS
June 13
WPGS Virtual Board Meeting
Pennsylvania Department Conference Room, Third Floor, CLP Main Branch
Annual members meeting.

June 24
Ohio Land Records – Unique, Confusing, and a Goldmine by Richard “Rick” G. Sayre, CG, CGL, FUGA
Virtual Presentation: Check https://www.gripitt.org/evening-programs/ for the URL
The Western Pennsylvania Genealogical Society is sponsoring this very interesting speaker in conjunction with GRIP courses being taught that week. Description. Understanding the convoluted land history and related records enables researchers to find kinship information buried in these records. Discover the wealth of resources available online. Summary: The surveys or tracts, including ...

July 22
Virtual Presentation "Incorporating Social History Into Your Research" by Michael Lacopo, DVM
Virtual Presentation: Check https://www.gripitt.org/evening-programs/ for the URL
This evening lecture is sponsored by the Western Pennsylvania Genealogical Society, in conjunction with GRIP courses being taught that week. Program details to be provided closer to the date.