Anchorage Genealogical Society
Anchorage Genealogical Society

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Genealogical Research in Anchorage
 
 
 
Genealogical research in Anchorage is a little more challenging in the Great Land, as many of us have moved here from other States and countries and our roots, so to speak, are elsewhere; whereas, Native Alaskans have been here for thousands of years.
 
Monthly Meetings
 
We meet on the Third Wednesday of the month, in the BP Energy Center at 900 E. Benson Blvd, from 7:00 pm. to 9:00 pm.   Please see the "Events" tab for more information.
 
Local Resources       
 
     ·One of the thirteen National Archive Centers (NARA) used to be located in Anchorage.  This facility closed in the summer of 2014 and records have been transferred to either Juneau (State Library) or the Seattle branch of the National Archives. 
 
     ·An excellent Genealogical Section, and the Alaskan Room in the Z. J. Loussac Library.
 
     ·The Anchorage Genealogical Society (AGS) with a friendly, knowledgeable group of people who are willing to share information, tips on research, and offer support to others.
 
     ·A friendly Family History Center.
 
Classes
   
We conduct a Beginning Genealogy Class and an Intermediate Genealogy Class twice a year. 
 
Seminars    
 
AGS sponsors an annual all day seminar featuring nationally known speakers. Some of speakers in the past have included: "Dear Mrytle" or Pat Richley-Erickson; Meagan Smolenyak; Dan Lynch; D. Joshua Taylor, Geoff Rasmussen, J. Mark Lowe, and most recently, Lisa Louise Cooke. The featured speaker in the spring of 2016 will be Dick Eastman!
 

Upcoming Events
02/17/2016 - 7:00 pm
Exploring Your Family History With New Eyes
BP Energy Center, 900 E. Benson Blvd., Anchorage
03/02/2016 - 6:30 pm
March 2016 AGS' Executive Board Meeting
BP Energy Center , 900 E. Benson Blvd., Anchorage
03/16/2016 - 7:00 pm
AGS' General Meeting
BP Energy Center , 900 E. Benson Blvd., Anchorage