The American-Canadian Genealogical Society (ACGS) is a volunteer-run organization founded in 1977, with the aim of fostering interest in genealogy and family history research, specifically related to America and Canada. It provides resources, support and opportunities for genealogists, family historians and others to learn more about their ancestry and heritage.
ACGS offers a range of services and resources to its members, including:
- Access to online databases, such as census records, vital records, immigration records and more, to help individuals research their family history.
- A research library, containing a large collection of books, microfilms, and other materials related to genealogy and family history research in America and Canada.
- Educational events and workshops, covering topics such as genealogy research techniques, preservation of historical records, and more.
- A quarterly publication, The American-Canadian Genealogist, which features articles, research tips, and other information of interest to genealogists and family historians.
- Opportunities to connect with other genealogists and family historians, including through regular meetings and special events.
The ACGS is dedicated to preserving and promoting genealogical information for future generations, and works to educate the public about the importance of preserving historical records and family history.
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