Meetings & Events

All of our programs areĀ open to the public and free of charge (except where noted).


Thursday, December 8, 2016
Annual Holiday Gathering
6:00 p.m.
Hearth Room
Centre Furnace Mansion
1001 East College Avenue, State College
Program Flyer

Bring your genealogy stories and brick walls to share. An optional tour of the mansion will be at 5 p.m. with a potluck dinner at 6 p.m. RSVP by December 1 will be much appreciated! Please see the program flyer for details!


Thursday, January 5, 2017
Digital Discovery Tools for Genealogists
presented by Robbin Zirkle, PA Room Librarian
7:00 p.m.
Foxdale’s Meeting Room (2nd Floor)
500 East Marylyn Avenue, State College


Thursday, February 2, 2017
Centre County Register of Wills, Christine Millinder
7:00 p.m.
Foxdale’s Meeting Room (2nd Floor)
500 East Marylyn Avenue, State College

Christine Millinder, Register of Wills & Clerk of Orphan’s Court, will talk about functions provided and the records held in her office.


Thursday, March 2, 2017
FamilyBrowse: Another Way to Look at FamilySearch.org Webinar
7:00 p.m.
Foxdale’s Meeting Room (2nd Floor)
500 East Marylyn Avenue, State College

Mary Kircher Roddy will show us the tools and tricks of how to find unindexed images of interest to you (vital records, deeds, wills, naturalization papersā€¦) among the millions of images that are available at the FamilySearch website. A live question and answer session with Mary via Skype will follow this webinar presentation.


Thursday, April 6, 2017
Finding Buried Treasure in the Published Pennsylvania Archives
presented by Elissa Scalise Powell, CG, CGL
7:00 p.m.
Foxdale’s Meeting Room (2nd Floor)
500 East Marylyn Avenue, State College

The Published Pennsylvania Archives set is a most valuable source for Colonial and Revolutionary era records. Elissa Scalise Powell will help us understand the value of the records, their limitations, research strategies, and keys to access in book, Internet and CD-ROM form.


Thursday, May 4, 2017
Program to be Announced
7:00 p.m.
Foxdale’s Meeting Room (2nd Floor)
500 East Marylyn Avenue, State College

Please check back for program information!


For information about CCGS programs,
contact CCGS Vice President & Program Chair, Richard Wade
Last updated on November 13, 2016