Pikes Peak Genealogical Society
 
Welcome to the Pikes Peak Genealogical Society in Colorado Springs, El Paso County, Colorado. Our mission is to preserve family history by indexing records; support research with free classes, lectures, and one-on-one help; and contribute to public genealogy causes. We focus on El Paso and Teller Counties, but we support genealogical research throughout Colorado, the US, and the world. 
 
PPLD Special Collections: 20 N. Cascade, Colorado Springs. Hours: Monday through Saturday, 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.; appointments not required. Great US genealogy collection.
Key local resources:
Pikes Peak NewsFinder (index to newspapers and other local records)
 

November 10 Meeting
via Zoom
 
 
My Favorite Newspaper Find
 
 
 
by PPGS members
 
Sit back and giggle as PPGS members share the most shocking, scandalous, humorous, and/or entertaining newspaper clippings they've ever found about their ancestors -- and the stories behind them. 
 
PPGS members should receive an email invitation to the Zoom meeting by the day before the meeting. If you don't receive it, check your spam folder, then message the webmaster.
 
Guests are welcome to attend the meeting via Zoom. Please request an invitation from the PPGS President.
 
 
Wednesday, November 10
 
6:30 p.m., Mountain Time, Zoom hangout begins
 
7 p.m., Mountain Time, Meeting begins via Zoom
 
The Venue, Library 21c
1175 Chapel Hills Dr.
Colorado Springs, Colorado
 
The Pikes Peak Genealogical Society meets on the second Wednesday of each month in The Venue, Library 21c, when the library is open to public meetings (not yet). Guests are welcome. For more information, call PPLD, 719-531-6333, ext. 1252.
 

Sample PPGS Newsletter (PPGS members have access to newsletters since 1980 in the Members Only section)

January 4
Find Your Roots season premiere
Another season of Find Your Roots by Dr. Henry Louis Gates Jr. premieres on PBS.
January 9
Salt Lake Institute of Genealogy (SLIG) 2022
Registration opens on 14 August 2021, at 10:00am MDT.   SLIG is currently intended to be an in-person event. Safety measures that will be in place (subject to change as the COVID story evolves) can be found at https://sligacademy.ugagenealogy.org/cpage.php?pt=638. Read IN FULL to make sure you know what the expectations will ...
March 3
RootsTech 2022
Like 2021's RootsTech, this free event will be completely virtual. Links to come.
April 23
Spring Seminar, Colorado Genealogical Society
Speaker: Angie Bush   She is the Region 1 Director for the National Genealogical Society and the chair of the Genetic Genealogy Committee. She works as  a Master Genealogist with AncestryProGenealogist in Salt Lake City, UT, where she specializes in combining genetic and genealogical evidence to answer questions of kinship ...