Augusta County Genealogical Society
PO Box 436
Fishersville VA  22939

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AGSVA MEETINGS

The Society usually meets 1:00 to 3:00 PM on the third Wednesday of each month at the Augusta County Public Library, lower level meeting room, 1759 Jefferson Highway, Fishersville VA.  Everyone is welcome, membership is not required. The annual picnic is held in July.  The November meeting is our luncheon social.  The Annual membership meeting is held in October.

Upcoming Schedule of Events
 

Date Time Event


 

Oct 19, 2016

 

 



1 pm-3 pm


 


Annual Meeting and election of directors.

Guest speaker Richard D English, J.D. will present a program on why it is important for the genealogist to understand the nature of the common law. He will provide a general introduction to the common law as it existed in Virginia from 1607 to 1900 and how it is reflected in the records genealogists review. Mr. English is a former Adjunct Professor of Law at the University of Houston, author of ten law review articles and similar writings, and former Law Clerk to a U.S. District Judge.


Everyone is welcome, membership not required.  Lower level meeting room of the Augusta County Public Library, 1759 Jefferson Hwy, Fishersville, VA

 

Nov 16, 2016

 

12 pm


This is a joint celebration of our 20th Anniversary and the annual Holiday Luncheon.  Special music will be provided.  Guest speaker Dorothy Boyd Bragg - JMU history professor, genealogist, historian and educator will present an entertaining talk.  The luncheon cost is $15.00 and must be received by November 9th.  Send check, payable to ACGS, to John Sherwood,
PO Box 1199, Staunton VA  24402.

Everyone is welcome, membership not required.  

Augusta Street United Methodist Church, 325 N. Augusta St., Staunton VA


 Dec - 2016  

   

No meeting





Come and see how we can help you with your genealogical research.     You may also call the Augusta County Genealogical Society's Library at 540-885-1991 which is open to the public Tuesday, Thursday and Friday from 9:00 a.m. to 12 noon or by appointment.
 

  Purpose


The Augusta County Genealogical Society (ACGS) is organized:

·        To help preserve genealogical records and public access to them
·        To furnish aid and education in genealogical research
·        To foster and encourage interest in genealogical research



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