All of our programs are open to the public and free of charge (except where noted).
Sunday, August 24, 2014
“Family Heritage Afternoon”
During the 140th Annual Grange Fair
1:00 – 4:30 p.m.
Emporium, Grange Fairgrounds, Centre Hall
Are you in interested in your ancestors? Have you tried to find information about your ancestors? Have you hit a brick wall? Could you use some good advice? Stop by our annual Family Heritage Afternoon!
Note: this year we’ve relocated from the Rec Building to the Emporium.
Thursday, September 4, 2014
“Genealogical Resources Available at the Pennsylvania State Archives”
Presented by Jonathan Stayer, Supervisor of Reference Services
Foxdale Village Auditorium
500 East Marylyn Avenue, State College
The Pennsylvania State Archives houses the official records of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. If you are doing genealogical research for ancestors who lived in Pennsylvania, this is a resource that should not be missed. If you have never considered looking for information in the Pennsylvania Archives, do not miss this presentation by Mr. Jonathan Stayer. See the flyer for more information about this program.
Tuesdays, September 9, 23, 30, & October 7, 2014
Genealogy 101 – Plus
Do you know where YOUR ancestors are??
A series of four genealogy classes to learn how to begin research on your ancestry and get tips to boost what you are already doing.
Meeting Room, Foxdale Village, State College and
Pennsylvania Room, Centre County Historical Library, Bellefonte.
Click on the link above for more information – including how to register!
Wednesday, September 17, 2014
Research Trip to the Pennsylvania State Archives
On Wednesday, September 17, CCGS will sponsor a genealogy exploration and research trip to the Pennsylvania State Archives in Harrisburg. We will first have a brief tour of the Archives and then you may spend the rest of the day researching. We highly recommend that you attend Jonathan Stayer’s talk on September 4 as an introduction to the State Archives. Registration is required by September 10. See the CCGS Trip to PA Archives Flyer for trip information including how to register.
contact CCGS Program Chair, Al Jarrett.