|Welcome to the website of the Centre County Genealogical Society, a dedicated group of genealogists with a Centre County, Pennsylvania connection. A non-profit 501(c)(3) organization, the society strives to serve its members and the public through informative meetings and workshops, a quarterly newsletter, and the publication of various types of county records. All meetings are free and open to the public and are held September to June, usually on the first Thursday of the month. Special events such as our Annual Family Heritage Afternoon at the Grange Fair and genealogy workshops are held throughout the year.
Please join us at Houserville Cemetery on Thursday, August 14, 2014 for “Using Dowsing to Find Unmarked Graves” with Randall Stover. The public is welcome!
Family Heritage Afternoon at the Grange Fair will be held Sunday, August 24, 2014 from 1 to 4:30 p.m. at the Emporium. Please stop by!
CCGS will host Thursday, September 4, 2014 for Genealogical Resources Available in the Pennsylvania State Archives in Harrisburg presented by Jonathan Stayer, Supervisor of Reference Services on Thursday, September 4, 2014. All are welcome!
CCGS will sponsor a Research Trip to Pennsylvania State Archives in Harrisburg on Wednesday, September 17, 2014.
Pete High, Boalsburg Cemetery Board President, was presented with a check for $5,000 for their “Save the Graves” fund by the Centre County Genealogical Society on May 28, 2014. Boalsburg Cemetery was vandalized on May 3, damaging 52 memorials with an estimated $100,000 in repair costs.
The Society was recognized by the Centre County Historical Society at the Historic Preservation Awards ceremony held on Sunday, October 20, 2013.
Tom Jolin presented “Civil War Era Music” on October 3, 2013.