Washington DC Family History Center Special Interest Groups
10000 Stoneybrook Drive, Kensington, MD 20895
http://www.wdcfhc.org (301) 587-0042
African American Special Interest Group - This group focuses on all aspects of African-American research with other family history researchers; learns different research strategies; and accesses a variety of genealogical websites, databases, microfilms, and books. The group meets each Monday starting at 9:30 AM
DNA Interest Group - DNA in Genealogy is escalating in importance. this group is led by Jim Bartlett, who describes the various tests and explains how they may benefit your research. Group meets on the 2nd and 4th Wednesday evenings at 7:00 PM
RootsMagic Users Group
RootsMagic is a popular genealogical software which makes researching, organizing and sharing family history easy. This group explores its many features to maximize usage. Group meets the 2nd Saturday of each month at 9:30 AM
These groups are organized to assist patrons with research needs in a specific area.
All are welcome to attend.
LOCAL GENEALOGY AND HISTORY CONNECTIONS
State of Maryland AAHGS Chapters
Baltimore Afro-American Historical and Genealogical Society - http://baahgs.org/
AAHGS - Agnes Kane Callum - Baltimore
Roland N. Mills, President
P.O. Box 9366 Baltimore, MD 21228
Monthly meetings start at 10:30 a.m. on the 1st Saturday at the Northwood Branch of the Enoch Pratt Free Library 4420 Loch Raven Boulevard, Baltimore, MD 21218.
Central Maryland AAHGS - http://cmgen.wordpress.com
AAHGS - Central Maryland
Alice F. Harris, President
6352 Windharp Way Columbia, MD 21045
All meetings are from 1:00pm to 3:00pm at the Owen Brown Community Center in Columbia, MD on the 4th Saturday of each month.
Prince George's County, Maryland Chapter of AAHGS - http://pgcm.aahgs.org/
AAHGS - Prince George's County, Maryland
Jane T. Thomas, President
P. O. Box 44252 Fort Washington, MD 20744-4252
AAHGS-PGCM holds bi-monthly meetings at the Seabrook Recreation Center, 9443 Worrell Avenue, Lanham, Maryland on the third Saturday.
Montgomery County, Maryland Chapter of AAHGS - http://moctymd.aahgs.org
AAHGS - MOCO - firstname.lastname@example.org
Chiquita Sorrels, Vice-President
P.O. Box 10063 Rockville, MD 20849
Meetings held on the 4th Saturday of the month from 11:00 am - 1:00 pm - Lincoln Park Community Center 357 Frederick Ave in Rockville, Maryland, excluding July and August.
African American Civil War Memorial and Museum
1925 Vermont Ave, NW Washington, DC 20001
202-667-2667 - http://afroamcivilwar.org/home.html
The mission of the African American Civil War Museum is to preserve and tell the stories of the United States Colored Troops (USCT) and African American involvement in the American Civil War. First Saturday Descendants Presentation - Every first Saturday features a descendant from the United States Colored Troops (USCT), who presents information about their ancestor.