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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
15213-4007
Western Pennsylvania Genealogical Society
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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.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 


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.


UPCOMING EVENTS
October 1
OCTOBER IS NATIONAL FAMILY HISTORY MONTH

See the attached for a listing of activities throughout the month of October to celebrate Family History Month.  Activities are being sponsored by the Western Pennsylvania Genealogical Society and The Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh.

November 10
Abandoned Tracks: The Underground Railroad in Washington County
South Wing Reading Room, Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh
Dr. W. Thomas Mainwaring, chair of the history department at Washington and Jefferson College, will talk about his new book, Abandoned Tracks: The Underground Railroad in Washington County. The book discusses Washington County's role in the Underground Railroad in the context of national events.