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4400 Forbes Avenue
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
15213-4007
Western Pennsylvania Genealogical Society
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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
February 8
Guided Tour of the Nationality Rooms at the University of Pittsburgh’s Cathedral of Learning
University of Pittsburgh, Cathedral of Learning
Join WPGS for a guided tour of the Nationality Rooms at the University of Pittsburgh’s Cathedral of Learning. The Nationality Rooms are decorated to represent the various cultural and ethnic groups that settled in Western Pennsylvania. The tour costs $4 per person and is limited to 25 people, so ...

February 8
WPGS Board Meeting
Pennsylvania Department Conference Room, Third Floor, CLP Main Branch
Members are welcome.

March 14
Introduction to fold3
Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh, Main Branch, JCEC (Second floor)
fold3 is a valuable resource to research your ancestor’s military records – and more! Join WPGS to learn more about this online resource, what records are included, and how to navigate the site for your own work. fold3 provides convenient access to military records, including the stories, photos, and personal ...