***EFFECTIVE MARCH 2021, OUR MEETINGS WILL START AT 5:30 PM IN THE USUAL LOCATION AS DETAILED BELOW. WE PLAN TO RETURN TO OUR REGULAR MEETING TIME WHEN THE LIBRARY RESUMES THEIR NORMAL OPERATING SCHEDULE.***
The society holds meetings on the third Tuesday of each month, 6:30-8:00 p.m., in the McLane Room (third floor) at Temple Public Library, 100 West Adams Avenue, in Temple. Every month (except December, when we hold our annual Christmas party), a program follows the business portion of the meeting.
2021 Meeting Programs
January and February - no meetings held
March 16, 2021 - "Secrets of The Past"
Presented by Gloria Harris.
April 20, 2021 - "Creatively Sharing Your Genealogy Finds"
Presented by Linda Judd.
May 18, 2021 - "Deciphering Hard-To-Read Headstones"
Presented by Judy Tyler and Gloria Harris.
June 15, 2021 - "Finding Your Revolutionary War Patriots"
Presented by Eileen Walcik, Regent of the Ensign Thomas Huling Chapter, National Society Daughters of the American Revolution.
July 20, 2021 - business meeting only - no program/presentation
We will discuss options for the society's use of office space at the library.
August 17, 2021 - "What's New at Ancestry: June 2021"
Video presentation (30 minutes) featuring presenter Christa Cowan aka “The Barefoot Genealogist." Topics covered: 1) upcoming conferences and events; 2) recent website changes; and 3) the sixteen million new and updated genealogical records added during May 2021.
September 21, 2021 - "Researching Hispanic Ancestry"
In recognition of Hispanic Heritage Month, Amy Gibson and Gloria Harris will speak on the topic.
October 19, 2021 - "Temple Schools, 1881-1901"
Presented by BCGS member David Yielding, who has been done a great deal of research on this topic.
November 16, 2021 - "Researching Native American Roots"
Presented by BCGS member Gloria Harris.
**NOTE: This meeting will start at 5:30 p.m.**
We will provide information about future meetings as it is available.