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Genealogy Day

February 19 @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm

Old family photos and other documents on a table.

Join genealogy societies and libraries from Western Pennsylvania for help with your research and information about their collections. Workshops will help beginners and experts alike with speakers discussing a variety of research topics.

Program Schedule
11 am: “Family Tree Basics” with Marilyn Holt
12 pm: “Researching Pittsburgh Orphanages” with James Wudarczyk
2 pm: DNA & Genealogy with Ray Jones

Brick Wall Help Sessions

We are offering a limited number of individual help session to help you break through your genealogical brick wall. These sessions must be reserved in advance so researchers understand your questions and what you are trying to solve. Please register below and answer the questions on the form. These sessions are first-come, first-serve.


Exhibitors will be open from 11 am to 4pm. Stop by and learn more about their programs and resources, and how they can help you with your family history research:

Western Pennsylvania Genealogical Society, Pittsburgh
Detre Library & ArchivesHeinz History Center, Pittsburgh
Allegheny Cemetery, Pittsburgh
Afro-American Historical and Genealogical Society, Pittsburgh
North Hills Genealogists, Wexford
Pittsburgh Chapter, National Society Daughters of the American Revolution, Pittsburgh
Jewish Genealogy Society of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh
Andrew Carnegie Free Library, Carnegie
Cranberry Genealogy Club, Cranberry
Genealogy & Local History Department, Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA
Davis * Camp, Pennsylvania Department, Sons of Union Veterans of the Civil War, Pittsburgh
Society of Mayflower Descendants in Pennsylvania


February 19
11:00 am - 4:00 pm
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CLP – Main (Oakland)
4400 Forbes Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15213 United States
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Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh
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