Meetings are held from 7:00pm to 9:00pm at the American Legion 
Post #129, 22 Elm Street, Gardner, MA 01440


Year 2018

  • Date: January 23, 2018
    "How to Be a Good Ancestor"
    Speaker:  Seema-Jayne Kenney 

  • Date: February 27, 2018 -  WEBINAR
    "WolframAlpha for Genealogists"
    Speaker:  Thomas MacEntee

  • Date: March 27, 2018
    "Unlocking the Cemetery Gate ~ Tombstones as a Genealogy Resource"
    Speaker:  Brenda Sullivan from the Gravestone Girls

  • Date: April 24, 2018
    "Displaying Your Genealogy Research"
    Speaker:  CMGS Members
  • NOTE: This meeting will be held in the larger room on the lower level of the Legion

  • Date: May 22, 2018
    "Geneaqlogy Holdings in the Boston Public Library"
    Speakers:  Linda B. MacIver and Charlene Sokal

  • Date: June 26, 2018
    Annual Dinner Meeting - "Follow the Cannon: Clara Barton's Civil War Letters"
    Speaker: Clara Barton as portrayed by Lynne McKenney Lydick

This program is supported in part by a grant from the Gardner Cultural Council and a grant from the Westminster Cultural Council, local agencies which are supported by the Mass Cultural Council, a state agency.

  • Date:  July 24, 2018
  • "Volunteering with the Archdiocese Catholic Records"
    Speaker:  Rachel Adams

  •  Date: August 28, 2018
    "Transatlantic Genealogy: Linking American Ancestors to Ireland"
    Speaker:  Marie Daly

  • Date: September 25, 20167
    "Crossing the Border"
    Speaker:  Sandra Goodwin

  • Date: October 23, 2018
    "The Believers and the Immigrant"
  • Speaker:  Alfred Woolacott, III

  • Date: November 27, 2018
    "Ancestry in the Canadian Maritime Provinces with Acadian Roots"
    Speaker:  Richard Reid