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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
September 26
Genetic Genealogy: Connecting Ancestry DNA Tests to Family Trees (5 Sessions)
3rd Floor Conference Room, CLP Main Branch, 4400 Forbes Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA
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 3rd Floor Conference Room at the Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh (CLP), ...

October 1
Beginning Genealogy
South Wing Reading Room, 2nd Floor, CLP-Main Branch, 4400 Forbes Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA
Ancestry.com commercials make it seem like your entire family history is a few clicks away – but we all know that’s not the case! Bring an aspiring genealogist to this session, or come brush up on your own basic skills.  This class is centered on the best way to get started on genealogy research, where to find ...

October 5
Historic Pittsburgh Fair

WPGS will participate in The Historic Pittsburgh Fair on Saturday, Oct. 5, from 11:00 AM to 2:00 PM at the Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh, 4400 Forbes Avenue, Pittsburgh (individual locations to be determined.) The Fair brings together libraries, archives, and historical societies from around Allegheny County to share their historical collections. ...