The Augusta Genealogical Society meets regularly on the first Thursday of each month, twelve months a year. (The only exceptions are when New Years Day or the 4th of July happen to fall on the first Thursday.) The meetings take place at 3 p.m. at the AUGUSTA MUSEUM OF HISTORY at Sixth and Reynolds Sts. and are free and open to the public. The talk by the featured speaker, always first on the program, is usually followed by a few short announcements. We don't conduct business sessions at these programs, so the meetings rarely last more than 1 1/2 hours.
About a third of our programs concern subjects that pertain particularly to genealogical research, such as "Using Land Grants to Sort Your Ancestors," or "Preserving your Documents and Photographs." Other meetings are of more general interest, many on a historical theme, including such subjects as "The German Community in Early Georgia," or "Migration Trails." Still others touch on local interest, and have included "Old Springfield: Race and Religion in Augusta, Georgia," and "Summerville - Past and Present."
Once a year - usually in July - we have a "Show and Tell" meeting, when each of us has a chance to bring in a favorite project and speak about it to the rest of the members. For more details on Monthly Meetings, please see Calendar of Events.