Next Virtual Society Meeting
June 25, 2020
"Show and Tell"
Share your treasured old family photos and recipes with the group and tell us about them. If you need help dating an old photo we'll try to help with that too.
Send up to 3 old photos to
firstname.lastname@example.org before June 23 so they can be added to a PowerPoint presentation for sharing viz a Zoom meeting.
You may also send up to
3 family recipes to email@example.com before June 23, so they can be compiled into a handout for all attendees.
For security and privacy, you must register to attend via Zoom
Monthly programs are open to the public, but we encourage you to join! Your membership dues help us to provide more and better resources for the area's genealogical community. The regular meeting is the 4th Thursday of each month (except July and August) at 6:00 p.m. All meetings are virtual until further notice. For security and privacy, you must register to attend each meeting.
We Are Here
Each 1st and 3rd Tuesday @ 2:00pm join your family history friends for 20 to 30 minutes and visit, ask questions, suggest classes or programs. Special guests from the area are featured
To register click here
Check these out
Every Saturday morning a new "How To" video is posted here.
This week -"4 Tips to Identify Family Photos"
by Lisa Lisson
The Spring edition of the FGS "Forum" is now available to MCGS members
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Spaulding Institute (above) aka Spaulding Female College was built by the Methodists in 1901. The building had a long and interesting history before it was demolished by the City of Muskogee in 1965. More information is available in Muskogee Public Library's Genealogy and Local History Department.
Muskogee Public Library
(Closed until further notice)
The Local History & Genealogy Department has one of the largest genealogical collections in Northeastern Oklahoma. The friendly and knowledgeable staff is experienced in all areas of research including Native American and Freedman research. The department has the Dawes Rolls, enrollment cards, applications and other rolls of the Five Civilized Tribes as well as local newspapers, and court records. Visit their website for databases you can search from home using your MPL library card
MPL is an affiliate of Family Search making it possible for you to view digital images not otherwise available on your personal computer. There are also other databases available only on computers in the department.
MCGS uses only the resources of MPL when fulfilling your research requests.
Lots of opportunities for learning
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Virtual Conferences, Videos, Events, Workshops,
Other Online Genealogy Resources