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Old York Road Genealogical Society

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NOTE: Our programs will now be via Zoom and in-person. A link to the presentations will be made available for our members. If you are not currently a member and are interested in our upcoming programs, please contact Kathy Marquardt, OYRGS President

The Old York Road Genealogical Society (OYRGS) meets at 7 p.m. on the second Tuesday of the month, year-round, in the Shorday Room at the Abington Township Public Library, 1030 Old York Rd., Abington, PA (map to the library). Our meetings are free and open to the public. The programs include notable speakers on genealogical topics as well as discussions centered on a genealogical theme. When attending discussion meetings, everyone is invited and encouraged to bring illustrations or examples of their experiences related to the meeting's theme.

2022 Meetings

DateTopic
August 9 7:00: Meeing via Zoom and in-person. "My treasured Memories" Member presentations about a treasured artifact and the memories that it represents about an ancestor.
September 13 7:00: Meeting via Zoom and in-person. "Dora Lewis - Philadelphia Suffragist" First-person interpreter, Carol Spacht, will introduce us to Dora Lewis, reformer and suffragist from Philadelphia, who dedicated her efforts to pressuring the government to pass the 19th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution recognizing the right of women to vote. Presenter: Carol Spacht.
October 11 7:00: Meeting via Zoom and in-person. "First Ancestor to Arrive in North America" Member presentations about their first ancestor who arrived in North America.
November 1 7:00:< Meeting via Zoom and in-person. Please note the date change due to the election on the 2nd Tuesday. "What Did you Do in the War Granny? Women in the Army in WWII." Over 150,000 women served in the Army in World War II. Learn about their pioneering wartitme service and how to find records for the women who served. Presenter Anette Burke Lyttle. Also, Kathleen Rice will tell us about the little-known Military Women's Memorial in Arlington VA.
December 13 7:00:< Meeting via Zoom and in-person. "First Ancestor to Arrive in North America" Member presentations about their first ancestor who arrived in North America.

During inclement weather, call the library at 215.885.5180 to confirm it will be open.


Content updated August 2022.

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