Riley County Genealogical Society
Riley County Genealogical Society
Best Genealogy Place in Riley County
We have a wealth of information about Riley County, the surrounding counties, and the families who settled here.
 


RCGS February Meeting

Sunday Afternoon, February 23, 2:00 pm, 
Meadowlark Hills Retirement Community
 
Welsh Day & the Great Plains Welsh Heritage Project......presented by Gwen Colgrove

Projects and programs at the Great Plains Welsh Heritage Project in Wymore, Nebraska are centered on Welsh settlements in the Great Plains region. This is the only museum dedicated to the Welsh settlers on the Plains in the U.S. and Canada.
 
At this presentation, you will learn about Wales and the Welsh legacy here in the Midwest, as well as the fantastic resource at the Great Plains Welsh Heritage Centre in Wymore. Gwen will also talk about Saint David's Day and how it is celebrated in Welsh communities. 
 
 

Garden Walk
Friday, February 7
1st Fridays Members Class
To be announced
Friday, February 21
Round Table
Each third Friday of the month, an open group meets at Bluestem Bistro for one and a half hours of stimulating discussion ranging from historical backgrounds of our ancestors to methodology and software recommendations. If it has a relation to family history and genealogy (however, vague) we are open to ...
Sunday, February 23
Welsh Day and the Great Plains Welsh Heritage Project
Speaker Gwen Colgrove from the Great Plains Welsh Heritage Project, in Wymore, Nebraska will present a program on Welsh heritage and settlements throughout the State of Nebraska.  This Project is the only cultural resource in the United States dedicated to interpreting the cultural legacy of Welsh immigrants on the Great Plains.  You will have the opportunity to learn about Wales and ...
Friday, March 6
1st Fridays Members Class
Kelsee Walker will give an expanded class on the www.familysearch.com website.  Come and join us to learn more about using this terrific research tool.