Federation of Genealogical Societies
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Federation of Genealogical Societies

Representing the members of hundreds of genealogical societies across the United States and other nations, the Federation of Genealogical Societies (FGS) is here to link the genealogical community and help its members grow.



27-30 August, 20142014ConferenceLogo
San Antonio, Texas
Make your plans to join us in 2014 as we explore the amazing culture of San Antonio. Situated on the famed riverwalk, "Gone to Texas" will offer a week full of learning, networking, and discovery.


Preserve the PensionsJoin the initiative to raise funds to digitize the War of 1812 pension files and make them accessible online – FREE and FOREVER!


For the nation's genealogical community. Stay informed of the latest developments in genealogy by subscribing to FORUMa quarterly interactive electronic magazine providing current information essential to the informed genealogist
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Open to genealogical organizations, family associations, and historical societies, benefits include access to exclusive members-only content.

FGS Radio - My Society
Did you know that FGS now has its own radio show? My Society is broadcast each Saturday afternoon live on the Internet at 1:00 pm Central and focuses on the issues that confront genealogical societies. Each episode features a guest speaking about a specific topic such as increasing society membership, moving to digital publications and more. In addition, each episode is archived and available for playback at a later date.