Capital District Genealogical Society
Empire State Plaza Station
PO Box 2175
Albany, NY 12220-0175
Held at William K. Sanford
Town of Colonie Library
629 Albany Shaker Road
Loudonville, N.Y. 12211 [map]
4th Saturday of month, except 3rd Saturday of month in May, November; no meeting in December.
All regular meetings 1:00PM.
Beginners & German groups meet 12 to 1PM.
Computer group meets 3:00PM.
Election of Officers - November
New York State Library:
The Capital District Genealogical Society maintains, on a regular basis, a genealogy support desk at the Library. This is operated by our volunteers.
Please note new schedule for meetings:
12:00-1:00 Interest groups
1:00-2:30 Meeting and Speaker
3:00-4:00 Computer Group
May 18, 2013
Life in the South End of Albany and Documenting Life Experiences- Mary Ellen O'Connor
Do you know the connection between Governor Rockefeller, Mayor Corning and Princess Beatrix of the Netherlands?" Mary Ellen O'Connor, author and member of the NYS Library Association will speak on "Life in the South End of Albany and Documenting Life Experiences" May 18, 2013. She will discuss how important it is to document life's experiences for future generations and growing up in the South End of Albany and the effects the South Mall Project had on many lives.
June 22, 2013
Making it Last: Caring for Paper and Photographic Collections- Michele Phillips
July 27, 2013
Troy Irish Genealogical Society- Bill McGrath
August 24, 2013
Who's Your Most Interesting Ancestor?
Member participation coordinated by Suzanne Smith.
Prepare a short presentation about your favorite/most interesting ancestor to share with the group. See newsletter for more details.