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March Society Meeting

​​ ​​Saturday, March 14, 2020 - Cancelled due to  proactive measures to protect our members and community from Coronavirus spread. Please check back for details about future events.

Southwest Colorado Genealogical Society meeting

10:30 @ Durango Recreation Center

Free Genealogical Information on the Internet 

Presenter: Anna Hopkins-Arnold

Anna will discuss websites that have proven to be helpful and trustworthy for the Genealogical researcher.  

Looking Forward

Southwest Colorado Genealogical Society Events

May 09, 2020 @ 10:30
SWCOGEN meeting
Durango Public Library

Archiving Ephemera & Preservation of research materials for future generations (Webinar)
John Putnam will give a lecture on the “stuff” gathered that is associated with research.  He will address topics such as how to care for our ephemera to the best methods for passing them along for the benefit of future family researchers.  

July 11, 2020 @ 10:30
SWCOGEN  meeting
Durango Community Recreation Center

Research Level 2:  Beyond the Internet
Member Carole Gomez, Librarian at the LDS Genealogy Research Library, will share tips on conducting research beyond the internet, including research in genealogy libraries, and the Salt Lake Family History Library and the local Family History Library.     

September12, 2020
SWCOGEN meeting
Durango Public Library

Silverton History
Bev Rich of Silverton, Colorado, will share her extensive knowledge of the history and families that settled Silverton.  Her knowledge will make a fascinating, informative lecture.  

November 14, 2020 @ 10:30
SWCOGEN meeting
Durango Public Library

Members Naomi Riess and Sam Foster will share their extensive knowledge of the adoptive system and the work that needs to be done for a person to discover their birth family.   

Program schedule subject to change; please check the website closer to the event.
Regional & National

May 20-23, 2020
Salt Lake City, Utah
National Genealogical Society Family History Conference
"Echoes of Our Ancestors"
Conference Hotel reservations now open
Registration opens December 02, 2019
More information: https://conference.ngsgenealogy.org/

July 26-31, 2020
Institute of Genealogy & Historical Research

Various dates
Colorado Genealogical Society
Program meetings, Classes, Seminars,