Meetings, lectures, inclement weather

  • Attend free lectures on genealogy topics presented the first Thursday of each month. Open to the public. If you have a topic of interest to share with fellow researchers please send us an email via Contact. Our Board members conduct business every other month, six times per year.
  • Virtual time and location: 7:00 p.m. (CST) 
  • Inclement Weather Policy: Meeting is 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.
  Virtual SCCGS presentations are here, precipitated by the pandemic. We look forward to meeting in the future and ask that you stay with SCCGS in the coming months, or if not already a member, join our efforts to preserve ancestral data.

October 1, 2020

Virtual at 7:00 p.m. CST

History’s Rough Draft: Primary Sources. Will Shannon, curator of the St. Clair County Historical Society since 2012, will present the St. Clair County Genealogical Society’s first Virtual Presentation.

  • This free meeting will be live-streamed ONLY to the first 100 people who join this virtual event. The program will last one hour and will *not* be recorded.
  • To “attend” the meeting, register and download the Zoom App for the first time at this link.
  • A registration confirmation will arrive by email with the meeting ID and password, followed by a reminder a few days before the meeting.
  • Then, on October 1, click the Zoom App icon and have the meeting ID and password at your fingertips for admittance to the “waiting room” and program. Never used Zoom before? Check out this video for new users.
  • Questions? Please email or use this Contact form.


November 5, 2020 To be announced. Election of officers for 2021.
December 3, 2020 To be announced. Installation of new officers.


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