Genealogy Day 2024

February 18, 2024 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh, 4400 Forbes Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA

Genealogy Day will return in 2024! Join WPGS and Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh to meet genealogy societies and libraries from Western Pennsylvania for help with your research and information about their collections. Workshops will help beginners and experts alike with speakers discussing a variety of research topics. This program is free and open to all.

Exhibitors include Western Pennsylvania Genealogical Society; Detre Library & Archives from the Heinz History Center; North Hills Genealogists; Pittsburgh Chapter, National Society of Daughters of the American Revolution; Society of Mayflower Descendants in Pennsylvania; Jewish Genealogy Society of Pittsburgh; Westmoreland County Historical Society; Davis * Camp, Sons of Union Veterans of the Civil War, Afro-American Historical & Genealogical Society, and Andrew Carnegie Free Library, Carnegie, PA.


  • 1:30 pm “Finding Your Civil War Ancestors” with Diane Klinefelter
  • 3:00 pm “What Cemetery Records Can (and Can’t) Do” with Jennie Benford

Click each speaker below for full bio.

Brick Wall Help Sessions

Unfortunately, these sessions are now full, but you can book an appointment with a WPGS volunteer outside of Genealogy Day by emailing You can make an appointment with a CLP Librarian on its website.