The Western Pennsylvania Genealogical Society (WPGS) in Pittsburgh, PA focuses on the 26 counties of western PA. Amy Welch, President of WPGS and Marilyn Holt, Manager of the Pennsylvania Department of the Carnegie Library share the highlights of the collection and what you can expect when you visit.
If you live within driving distance of Pittsburgh or have ancestors who lived in western Pennsylvania, you have a great resource available to you! WPGS houses a collection of genealogical research materials at the Carnegie Library available 7 days a week.
Learn what’s in the collection, some great stories of discovery, and how to access the collection if you can’t make it to Pittsburgh. WPGS also has special resources available to members that you can access from home, along with a fabulous newsletter.
Listen in on how WPGS and the Pennsylvania Department of the Carnegie Library can help new researchers and experts alike!
- Western Pennsylvania Genealogical Society main site: www.wpgs.org
- Pennsylvania Department of the Carnegie Library
- Directions to the Carnegie Library, Oakland (Main Branch) – home of the WPGS collection and the Pennsylvania Department of the Carnegie Library
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