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NCGS Mission Statement

Our Mission is:
1. to increase interest in and raise the standards of research and compilation by means of educational programs and publications.
2. to acquaint members with research sources and materials in North Carolina and elsewhere.
3. to serve as a medium of exchange of genealogical information.
4. to promote the collection, preservation, and utilization of manuscripts, documents, and other materials of genealogical and historical value.
 
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Save the Pensions!

Preserve the PensionsDonate Now! Join with the NCGS to support the FGS to raise funds to digitize the War of 1812 pension files and make them accessible online – free and forever!

For more information, see the FGS Preserve the Pensions page.

Member Benefit: Magazine Discounts

The North Carolina Genealogical Society is pleased to announce a new member benefit: Discounts on two great genealogy publications.

Family Chronicle and Internet Genealogy are offering NCGS members a $25 rate for one-year (six issue) subscriptions or renewals to either or both Family Chronicle and Internet Genealogy. That's a $7.95 savings off the regular rate of $32.95 a year.

To receive this benefit, log into the NCGS website, then visit our NCGS Members Magazine Discount page.

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New Book Review Editor Appointed

NCGS Book Review Editor Rhonda Bridges Trueman has resigned due to an impending move to Florida. Rhonda has reviewed books for the Society since 2005 and served on the Board of Directors from 2006 through 2008. Her service is greatly appreciated, and we will miss her ready smile and willingness to help. She has made a valuable contribution to genealogy in North Carolina.

President Ann Basnight has appointed Carrie Henry as the new Book Review Editor. She will begin her duties starting with the August issue of the NCGS Journal.

Ms. Henry earned a B.A. in Anthropology at Georgia Southern University in 1999 and earned a M.A. in Public History at North Carolina State University in 2002. She has worked professionally as an archaeologist and historian for over eight years and has completed numerous cultural resources projects located throughout the southeastern U. S., including Virginia, North Carolina, South Carolina, Georgia, and Alabama. She currently serves as the Historian for Legacy Research Associates, Inc., a cultural resources management firm located in Durham, North Carolina, which specializes in archaeology, architectural surveys, national register evaluations, and impact assessments. Ms. Collins is a member of the Association of Professional Genealogists (APG), the North Carolina Chapter of the Association of Professional Genealogists (NCAPG), North Carolina Genealogical Society (NCGS), and Preservation North Carolina (PNC).

Publications submitted for review should be mailed to:

Carrie Henry
1116 Toppe Ridge Court
Raleigh, NC 27615

Upcoming Events

MAY
7

9:15 am Wednesday, 7 May 2014 - 5:30 pm Saturday, 10 May 2014
NGS 2014 Family History Conference

MAY
16

Friday, 16 May 2014 - Sunday, 18 May 2014
Free Webinar Viewing - Freedmen’s Bureau Records

JUL
18

Friday, 18 July 2014 - Sunday, 20 July 2014
Free Webinar Viewing: an NCGS Webinar Encore! Tarheels in the Family Tree?, Part I

JUL
26

Saturday, 26 July 2014 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Regional Workshop - Tools for Successful Research

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