West Florida Genealogical Society
West Florida Genealogical Society
The West Florida Genealogical Society, a 501(c)(3) organization located in historic Pensacola, Florida, is the largest genealogical society in Northwest Florida. WFGS was founded in 1982 to promote knowledge of and stimulate interest in the study of genealogy. 
Meeting Time and Location:
The Society is now meeting on the first Saturday of every month (except July) at the main library downtown, 239 N. Spring St., Room B (1st Floor) at 10:30 a.m. unless otherwise publicized.
A brief business meeting is followed by a presentation of interest to the members. Guests are welcome!

Coming Up In December:
December 2023 Meeting: The State of the Society
Main Library (239 N. Spring St.)
Saturday, December 2, 2023 at 10:30 a.m.
After a brief business meeting, WFGS President Pam Busch will present the “State of the Society.” We will elect WFGS officers and directors. A holiday social will be held after the meeting.
Join us in person at the downtown library or via Zoom; click here to register.
Brown Bag at the West Florida Public Library: Tips and Tricks to Finding Your Ancestors
Main Library (239 N. Spring St.)
December 1, 2023 at 1:00 p.m.
Join us for the Genealogy monthly series presentation.
You will learn tips and tricks on using library resources to find your ancestry.

The results of the 2023 Member Survey are available here
(you must be logged in as a member to view).

Save the Date!
The West Florida Genealogical Society Spring 2024 Conference
March 9, 2024
WFGS Members: $30.00
Non-Members: $45.00
Lunch provided by WFGS (catered by Olive Gardent) for an addition $15.00
Registration will open in December. A registration form will be provided at that time. Registration will be available on the West Florida Genealogical Society website home page, by mail, and at the monthly meetings.
For those attending the conference virtually, a link will be sent to the email address you used at registration prior to the conference.
For more information, contact Virginia Shelby.

Where is the Genealogy Collection Now?
All of the books that were in the stacks at the Genealogy Branch library are in the stacks at the downtown branch.
The genealogy collection is on the second floor at the top of the stairs, across from the main desk.
 Local history pages of interest: 
Lots of photographs of old landmarks and stories from page members. 
Be sure to set a timer when you get on these pages or you'll lose track of time!

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