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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Western Pennsylvania Genealogical Society
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WPGS is refreshing our website later this Spring. Same useful information but easier-to-navigate!
We will send out updates to members via email and snail mail as we get closer.
Mission Statement
The Western Pennsylvania Genealogical Society (WPGS) is a non-profit and tax-exempt educational organization of amateur and professional family historians and genealogists, dedicated to the study and preservation of family history.
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The Western Pennsylvania Genealogical Society is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization that has been recognized by the IRS as being tax-exempt by virtue of its charitable programs.

June 12
Annual Meeting & Program: Demystifying Dual Citizenship with Rich Venezia
Virtual Meeting - Please see below for link
Please join us for WPGS' Annual Member Meeting and Program. Here is the schedule of events: 10:00 am-10:30 am -- WPGS Annual Business Meeting 10:30 am-12:00 pm -- Demystifying Dual Citizenship: The Records and The Process, presented by Rich Venezia 12:00 pm-12:30 pm -- Session Break 12:30 pm-2:00 pm -- ...

June 23
Save the Date: Whose Estate is it Any Way! presented by Kelvin Meyers
Virtual Meeting -- link to be posted soon
Hear about the real-life adventures and encounters of a Forensic Genealogist. Hear how the estate is established as valid, and how the resources of the 21st century are used right along with good old-fashioned genealogy to determine the rightful heirs to an unclaimed estate.   Mr. Meyers is a fifth-generation ...

July 14
Save the Date: Angie Bush
Virtual Meeting -- link to be posted soon
Program title coming soon.   Angie Bush, MS, is the Region 1 Director for the National Genealogical Society, and the chair of the Genetic Genealogy committee. Her day job is as Genetic Genealogist Researcher with Ancestry ProGenealogists in Salt Lake City. Angie has been interested in her genealogy since she was ...