Dutchess County Genealogical Society

Meetings & Events

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When: Watch for our new schedule of Workshops and Member Sharing at the Family History Center in January,    February, April, June, August, October and December of 2019 and presentations at various historical venues in March, May, July, September and November of 2019.

Place:  Church of Jesus Christ, Latter Day Saints (LDS)
            204 Spackenkill Road
            Poughkeepsie, New York 12603

The LDS Church is located on Spackenkill Road, at the corner of Twin Hills Road in the Town of Poughkeepsie. It is about two miles east of Route 9 or about one mile west of Route 376.

If Spackenkill Schools are closed due to inclement weather, the meeting will be cancelled.

Genealogy Classes

When:  Selected Mondays
Time:   10:30AM to Noon
Place:  East Fishkill Community Library, Alley Room
            348 Route 376
            Hopewell Junction, NY 12533

You can check the East Fishkill Community Library web site  to see if we have classes scheduled by going to EFLibrary.org. Scroll down and look for the link on the right hand side that says "See Full Calendar".  Once there, enter "Genealogy" in the keyword box and click "Search".

Please register in advance for any class you will attend.

Also watch this page for classes beginning at the Pine Plains Free Library.


2019/2020 Calendar


Tuesday, February 19, 10AM -Noon



Church of Jesus Christ, Latter Day Saints (LDS) Library


204 Spackenkill Road
Poughkeepsie, New York 


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"Workshop and Member Share"

We will discuss how to use the resources of the FHL to research ancestors both near and far. There will be breakout groups to share brick wall problems and techniques to overcome them. Come for the workshop and stay to research if you like--the library is open on Tuesdays from 9am to 2pm. 

Librarian Mary Colbert and President Val LaRobardier will lead. 


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