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
 

February 8 Meeting
via Zoom
 
 
All the Other "Ologies"
 
 
by Jen Baldwin
 
What do meteorology, geology, and sociology have to do with genealogy? Everything! Incorporate a variety of scientific disciplines into your family history to find clues, develop new theories, and create a better sense of your families' place in the world. 
 
Jen Baldwin is a genealogist and family historian and the North American Acquisition & Advocacy Manager and Global Ambassador Program Lead for Findmypast. As a speaker, she has lectured on technology, social media, the Colorado gold rush, fraternal societies, and more. 
 
 
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, February 8
 
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, hybrid 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)

February 4
Black History Month Kickoff Fair
Soul Food Luncheon -- $10 donation requested See attached flier from the African-American Historical and Genealogical Society of Colorado Springs   Knights of Columbus Hall is adjacent to Penrose Library in downtown Colorado Springs. Enter from the lower parking lot.  
February 11
Getting the Most Out of Find A Grave
  ALL TIMES ARE MOUNTAIN TIME. THIS IS A ZOOM MEETING. Please set up your computer with the Zoom client app prior to the meeting, so that you are not delayed getting into the meeting. Set up is simple but is specific to the search engine you use - follow ...
March 2
RootsTech 2023
https://www.familysearch.org/rootstech/
March 4
Census Records in Depth
  ALL TIMES ARE MOUNTAIN TIME. THIS IS A ZOOM MEETING. Please set up your computer with the Zoom client app prior to the meeting, so that you are not delayed getting into the meeting. Set up is simple but is specific to the search engine you use - follow ...