Empire State Plaza Station

PO Box 2175

Albany, NY 12220-0175


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Capital District Genealogical Society

   Meetings


Regular Meetings:

Held at William K. Sanford Library

Town of Colonie

629 Albany Shaker Road

Loudonville, NY 12211


4th Saturday of month, except 3rd Saturday of month in May and November; no meeting in December.


All regular meetings begin at 1:00 PM.

Computer Resources Group meets 2:30 PM


Election of Officers - November



CDGS has a "sale" table set up during the meeting, bring any genealogy magazine, maps and/or books and put a price on them, it is 50/50, you get half of the sale, or you can donate your half to the society.


1:00 - 2:30  Meeting and Speaker

2:00 - 2:30  Refreshments with meet and mingle time (our

speaker usually is usually available for questions during this time)

2:30 - 3:30  Internet Resources Discussion



We welcome you to a new year of interesting and informative programs at CDGS! 

 

June 23 1:00 p.m.

Tour of the Albany County Hall of Records, 95 Tivoli Street, Albany


Join Deputy County Clerk, Craig Carlson for a tour of the historical and genealogical resources available at the Albany County Hall of Records. There are deeds, mortgages, church records, naturalizations, marriages, election records, wills, court records and much more. For more information:
http://www.albanycounty.com/Government/Departments/AlbanyCountyHallofRecords/findingaids/offtherecord.aspx


For planning purposes, please email CDGS at contactcdgs@gmail.com

to let us know how many will be attending.


This meeting is limited to 50 attendees

Directions from the Colonie Town Library
1. Drive east on Albany Shaker Road (becomes Loudonville Road) approximately 5 miles to North Pearl Street.

2. Turn right on North Pearl Street and take the first right on Tivoli Street.
3. The Albany County Hall of Records is on the right, 95 Tivoli, a gray building with blue awnings.
4. Parking is in the lot


From I-787 Northbound (and Exit 23 of the Thruway): Take Exit 4, the downtown Albany exit. Stay in the right lane until you see the sign for "Colonie Street." You will pass underneath I-787 and come to a traffic light. Go straight at the light for one block, then turn right onto Erie Blvd. Take the second left turn onto North Ferry Street (towards Broadway) and then turn right at Broadway. The first street on your left is Pleasant Street; keep going one more block to Tivoli Street (you will see the RCA dog on top of the Arnoff Building at the corner of Tivoli and Broadway.) The first block of Tivoli Street is short; you will be at North Pearl Street. Cross North Pearl Street and continue up Tivoli Street to 95 Tivoli, a gray building with blue awnings. That's us!


From I-787 Southbound: Take Exit 4A, the Colonie Street exit. At the first light, turn right. At the next corner, turn right onto Erie Blvd. Take the second left turn onto North Ferry Street (towards Broadway) and then turn right onto Broadway. The first street on your left is Pleasant Street; keep going one more block to Tivoli Street (you will see the RCA dog on top of the Arnoff Building at the corner of Tivoli and Broadway.) The first block of Tivoli Street is short; you will be at North Pearl Street. Cross North Pearl Street and continue up Tivoli Street to 95 Tivoli, a gray building with blue awnings.
From I-87 Southbound (The Northway) or from I-90: Take I-90 Eastbound to 787 Southbound. Take Exit 4A then follow the "787 Southbound" directions above.









Additional Genealogy Related Events in the Capital District



Heritage Hunters of Saratoga County will meet on Saturday, June 16th, at 1 pm at the Town of Saratoga Town Hall, corner of Rt. 4 and Rt. 29 in Schuylerville. Program speaker will be Aaron Noble, a New York State Museum historian, and curator of the exhibit, “A Spirit of Sacrifice: New York State in the First World War.”