Meetings, lectures, inclement weather

  • Attend free lectures on genealogy topics presented the first Thursday of each month. Open to the public. We invite you to join our efforts to preserve ancestral data.  Contact SCCGS Board members who conduct business every other month, six times per year.
  • Virtual time and location: 7:00 p.m. (CST) 
  • Inclement Weather Policy: Meetings in person are canceled if District 118 Schools are closed on meeting day. Check local TV and radio stations for those updates.
  • Last minute changes are posted to SCCGS Facebook.


With permission, lectures and slides are posted on the SCCGS Member website for four months.

May 6, 2021

Interesting and Amusing Documents in the Missouri Historical Society Collections” with Dennis Northcutt, a native St. Louisan and assistant archivist at the Missouri Historical Society Library and Archives. He has compiled numerous guides to the society’s manuscript collections, including an inventory of the extensive Civil War holdings. Dennis is the creator of the Genealogy and Local History Index, an ever-growing index that provides access to genealogical sources in the library and archives. He frequently gives presentations on genealogy, house history, and other topics.

Register for this free virtual event at this link. You will receive a confirmation email which you will need to join the meeting that night.

June 3, 2021

Belleville’s Famous Houses: Gustav Koerner’s and Glen Addie

Jack LeChien, presenter, became interested in local history and local government during an 18-year career as a news director and reporter for WIBV radio. He served as Belleville’s 7th Ward Alderman for five years and has co-chaired the Gustave Koerner House Committee for the past 20 years. He is active in the St. Clair County Historical Society for which he writes lengthy articles in that Society’s annual Journal and short stories in its monthly newsletter.

Link for this virtual event will be posted at a later date.

July 1, 2021  
August 5, 2021  


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