Western Pennsylvania Genealogical Society Logo
4400 Forbes Avenue
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
15213-4007
Western Pennsylvania Genealogical Society
Image of Men by Train Engine

Welcome!

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
September 14
The Life of Colonel William Crawford
South Wing Reading Room, second floor of the Main Branch of the Carnegie Library of Pittsburg
Colonel William Crawford was a surveyor and soldier who accompanied George Washington on surveying trips in Western Pennsylvania and served with him during the Braddock expedition in 1755. He later served with Washington during the French and Indian War. Crawford lived in what is now Connellsville, PA. He earned ...

September 14
WPGS Board Meeting
Pennsylvania Department Conference Room, Third Floor, CLP Main Branch
Members are welcome. 

September 25
Genetic Genealogy: Connecting Ancestry DNA Tests to Family Trees
Third-floor Conference Room at the Main Branch of the Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh
WPGS will once again offer the popular course Genetic Genealogy: Connecting Ancestry DNA Tests to Family Trees presented by Ray Jones, Ph.D. The five-session course will be offered Thursday evenings, Sept. 26-Oct. 24, from 5:30 to 7:30 pm in the third-floor conference room at the Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh (CLP), 4400 ...