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Annual Holiday Brunch (FGS Meeting)

Florida Genealogical Society Tampa cordially invites you to our annual holiday Bruch and show & tell.  Come with your appetite and a facisnating story! Spouses are welcome.  

60th Anniversary Celebration (FGS Meeting)

Plese join us on Saturday, February 3, 2018, for a special meeting of the Florida Genealogical Society (Tampa)  to commemorate the 60th anniversary of its founding in 1958. Our organization is the oldest genealogical society in Florida and is very proud of it membership and activities.  Nationally and internationally renowned genealogy resarchers, speakers, and authors George G. Morgan …

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FGS at the State Fair (Volunteer Event)

This year we have the wonderful opportunity to share our love of genealogy with others through our booth set up at the Florida State Fair grounds. We will have computers set up to engage in live demos with our visitors, as well as have wonderful treats for children and adults alike including a raffle prize …

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Works Progress Administration (WPA) Records (FGS Meeting)

Our March meeting is a webinar with Gena Philibert-Ortega who lead us in an exploration of the Works Progress Administration (WPA) records and their applicability to genealogical research.  Come prepared with questions as we discover yet another rich repository of information to help uncover our past. Note:  Due the anticpated large crowds for the Gasparilla …

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Dropbox for Genealogists (FGS Meeting)

At our April 2018 meeting, we will host two special programs.  We kickoff with a presentation by Cindy Hineman, Professional Life Writing Instructor, with The Story of Life (TSOLife); a Tampa based company focused on creating new and innovative ways to preserve your legacy and pass down stories for future generations.  After our general monthly …

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Strategies for Effective Use of the Internet (FGS Meeting)

Join us on May 5th to apply sound research techniques while leveraging the growing number of online resources and records.   Donna Moughty shares her proven strategies to properly and effectively search online databases focused on the time and place of your ancestors existence. Our monthly meetings are open to the public; all are welcome! Agenda: 1015 …

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Remembering the USCGC Tampa (HCPLC Event)

The story of the USCGC Tampa is more than that of a Coast Guard Cutter which was torpedoed and sunk by a WWI German submarine.  As a result of this attack, all the ship’s 131 crew members, including 24 Tampians, tragically lost their lives.  Join expert Nancy Turner as she recounts the history of the …

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