Olmsted County Genealogical Society

The OCGS is an auxiliary organization working in partnership with the History Center of Olmsted County to provide resources, education, and meaningful programs to its members.   Each month our meetings include a speaker with topics that bring insight into records and techniques utilized by genealogists, both seasoned and new.

The group meets at the History Center at 7:00 p.m. on the second Thursday of each month except June, July, August, and December. Doors open at 6:00 p.m. for attendees to visit, exchange ideas, or use the research center. Visitors are always welcome.

Annual dues are $10 per household and are due in September. Membership includes the OCGS newsletter which is published four times a year. Make checks payable to: Olmsted County Genealogical Society, PO Box 6411, Rochester, MN 55903. If you wish to receive a membership card, please include a self addressed stamped envelope.

Query Policy
Newsletter queries are free to members. A $2.00 charge will be made for queries by nonmembers. Queries are limited to 50 words in length.

Board Meetings
Board meetings are held at 6:30 p.m. on the first Thursday of January, April, July and October. The meetins are held at the History Center of Olmsted County. Input from members is always welcome.