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, special interest groups, one-on-one help; and contribute to public genealogy causes. We focus on El Paso and Teller Counties, but we support genealogical research everywhere. 
 
PPLD Special Collections: 20 N. Cascade, Colorado Springs, Monday - 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
 

December 14 Meeting
via Zoom
 
 
Cousin Bait: Reeling 'em in by Writing a Family History Blog
 
 
 
Cousin bait helps you connect with others who may have information about your family. Learn the best ways to share so others can find you.
 
Cheri Hudson Passey is a professional genealogist, instructor, writer, and speaker and the owner of Carolina Girl Genealogy, LLC. Cheri is the host of the genealogy chat show GenFriends and is a genealogical researcher.
 
Members: If you need the monthly meeting link, log in with your user name and password, then click on "Monthly Meeting Zoom Link," the second button under Member Log In. 
 
Guests are welcome to attend the meeting via Zoom. Please request an invitation from the PPGS President.
 
 
Wednesday, December 14
 
6:30 p.m., Mountain Time, Zoom hangout begins
 
7 p.m., Mountain Time, Meeting begins via Zoom
 
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.
 
The Venue, Library 21c
1175 Chapel Hills Dr.
Colorado Springs, Colorado
 

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

January 3
Finding Your Roots, Season 9, premiere
Host: Dr. Henry Louis Gates Jr.   The 10-episode season's guests include Jim Acosta, Carol Burnett, Jamie Chung, Brian Cox, Billy Crudup, Claire Danes, Jeff Daniels, Angela Davis, Viola Davis, David Duchovny, Tony Gonzalez, Jeh Johnson, Van Jones, Richard Kind, Cyndi Lauper, Joe Manganiello, Tamera Mowry, Niecy Nash, Edward Norton, Julia ...
January 23
Salt Lake Institute of Genealogy (SLIG) - 2023
The in-depth concentration on a single subject is what instutute learning is all about. Consider upping your game with an institue class. SLIG is being offered virtually in January 2023.   Registration: SLIG 2023 registration opens July 16, 2022, at 10:00 am MDT.   Course Information: Still wondering which course is ...
March 2
RootsTech 2023
https://www.familysearch.org/rootstech/
April 29
CGS Hybrid Seminar
Speaker: Judy Russell Sponsor: Colorado Genealogical Society   More information to come.