CAPITAL   DISTRICT  
GENEALOGICAL   SOCIETY

PO Box 2175

ESP Station

Albany, NY 12220



contactcdgs@cdgsny.org

Newsletter Email

We have created an email account for newsletter submissions and questions. Please send articles to.    newsletter@cdgsny.org


Are You Moving?
If you are changing your address either temporarily or permanently please make sure you log in to your account and change your address there (update my profile in the drop down menu on the right. We send our emails and newsletters to the information we have on file for you, so if it changes you must put those changes in the system. Our newsletter, sent by bulk mail, will not be forwarded by the US Postal Service, so if your address changes you will not get the newsletters unless you submit your new address.

Calendar of Upcoming Genealogy Related Events

Some events are sponsored by CDGS and are so identified. Other events are sponsored by other organizations. (Click on the Calendar Image)

How To:

Create a Free CDGS Account

* This is a "Members Only"

Special Event Opportunity*


CDGS Writers Special Interest Group 2022


The Capital District Genealogical Society is sponsoring a continuing round of monthly gatherings of people interested in working on creating narratives of their family history. Make your research come alive for others to truly enjoy reading!


The group began in the Fall of 2021 and welcomes additional writers to join in and share their writings with guidance by retired English Professor, Paul Lamar.

Upcoming Events
(see "Events" for a full list)
Members can register for this event September 1 - September 22,
Non members can register September 16 - September 22 (space permitting).
Click on the blue "Your CDGS Account" button at the top of the page.
This presentation will be recorded and available to members of CDGS for future viewing.
Members can register for this event August 1 - August  25,
Non members can register August 16 - August 25 (space permitting).
Click on the blue "Your CDGS Account" button at the top of the page.
This presentation will be recorded and available to members of CDGS for future viewing.
August 27, 2022
Introduction to Headstone Conservation
September 24, 2022
Approaches to Writing Your Family History