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 June Meeting

Sunday Afternoon, June 23rd, 2:00pm,
Manhattan Public Library.
 
Native Stone Scenic Byway
 
Mary Mertz of River Creek Farms in Wabaunsee County will present a trip down a Native Stone Byway   in this part of Kansas.  
 
There are nine scenic byways that run through various regions of our state. This presentation highlights the Native Stone Scenic Byway (NSSB) that covers a 75 mile route from just east of Dover, Kansas, to the Konza Prairie south of Manhattan on Highway 177.  


History & Genealogy Fair

Saturday, August 24, 2019, 10am - 3pm  
Pottorf Hall, CICO Park, Manhattan at Kimball & Wreath
 
Hosted by Riley County Genealogy Society,
Riley County Historical Society and Museum, &
Manhattan/Riley County Preservation Alliance 
  • Classroom Presentations – Topics about genealogy, history, and preservation. 
  • Information Tables - Genealogy & Historical Societies, Museums, personal history projects, & more
  • Kansas History Book Corner – author interviews
Admission is free - Open to the public
For more information call RCGS Library at 785-565-6495.  
Check library open hours before calling.
 
We invite organizations to participate in the 2019 Manhattan Area Genealogy & History Fair.  Reserve a table to promote your group.  There is no charge for a displaly table.  
 
Register early to reserve a table.  All registrations must be returned by August 5, 2019.


Mausoleum
Friday, June 7
1st Fridays Members Class
Making the most of Find a Grave
Friday, June 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, June 23
Native Stone Scenic Byway
Mary Mertz of River Creek Farms in Wabaunsee County will present a trip down a Native Stone Byway in this part of Kansas.  There are nine scenic byways that run through various regions of our state. This presentation highlights the Native Stone Scenic Byway (NSSB) that covers a 75 mile route ...
Friday, July 5
1st Fridays Members Class
To Be Announced