Tuesday, June 4, 2013

OGS Branch Anniversaries in 2013

Crest of the Ontario Genealogical Society (OGS)

This year, the following branches of the Ontario Genealogical Society (OGS) will be celebrating their respective anniversaries (in chronological order) since becoming an organized branch of the OGS -
London & Middlesex County Branch - They will be celebrating their 45th anniversary this year. They are presently reworking their website, which already contains many resources online.

Kingston Branch - It will be 40 years since they first met in Kingston to form a genealogical society.
They have interesting speakers at their monthly meetings, and have extra resources available on their "Members' Only" webpage.
Their website is www.ogs.on.ca/kingston
Kent County Branch - It will be 35 years ago this year that Kent County formed a genealogical society to be a part of the Ontario Genealogical Society.
Their website is www.ogs.on.ca/kent
Leeds & Grenville Branch - It will be 35 years since the Leeds and Grenville Branch was formed, and they have made great progress since then.
They publish a great newsletter four times a year, and have interesting programs. They also have a very good resource centre.
Simcoe County Branch - The Simcoe County Branch was formed 30 years ago, and they have a great website, with many programs highlighted.
The website is www.simcoebogs.com
Perth County Branch - The Perth County Branch was also formed 30 years ago, and they have many of the township resources online.
Their website is www.ogs.on.ca/perth
Irish Palantine SIG - The Irish Palantine Special Interest Group (SIG) was first formed five years ago. They have a history of the Irish Paltines online, and are always conducting tours of Ontario, plus tours of Ireland.
The website is www.ogs.on.ca/SIG-IP
The website of the Ontario Genealogical Society is www.ogs.on.ca