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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.
For more detailed information, please view our short slideshow about the North Carolina Genealogical Society.


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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.

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.

Read more: New Book Review Editor Appointed

New Website

The North Carolina Genealogical Society is proud to announce its new website. The new site provides many features for society members and website guests.

Read more: New Website

New Mailing Address

New Address: The North Carolina Genealogical Society has a new address:

The North Carolina Genealogical Society, Inc.
PO Box 30815
Raleigh, NC 27622-0815

Please use this for all written correspondence.

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The North Carolina Genealogical Society is a membership organization dedicated to preserving and promoting genealogical studies in North Carolina. Founded in 1974, the NCGS provides members and interested researchers with a variety of genealogical resources. Please read our Code of Ethics. As a non-profit organization, we appreciate all gifts and contributions.

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