Riley County Genealogical Society
Riley County Genealogical Society
The Best Genealogy Place in Riley County
We have a wealth of information about Riley County, the surrounding counties, and the families who settled here.
We are open:
Tuesday & Thursday 10 AM - 4 PM 
Wednesday & Saturday 1-4 PM
2005 Claflin Road, Manhattan, KS  66502

Photo Scanning Opportunity

Do you have photos you'd like to scan for use in your Genealogy work?  RCGS will have copy stands and lighting available for you to use in copying pictures on Wednesday, October 18, 2023, from 1 - 4 p.m. at the Genealogy Library - 2005 Claflin Road.
 Please bring your own pictures and your phone or camera to make the copies.
Other dates will be offered in the future.
We look forward to seeing you.

Annual Meeting

Annual Meeting:  November 12 -  2:00 - 2:30; Program 2:30 - 3:30.  

Friday, October 6
First Friday Program
Somewhere in Time:  Placing Ancestors in Historical Context Family History is Time Travel: Ancestors are more than Just Names and Dates Please RSVP to or 831 345-5460 if you plan to attend.   
Wednesday, October 18
Photo Scanning
  Bring your photos and your phone/camera - stand and lighting provided.
Sunday, October 22
Monthly Program
  How I Solved My Brick Wall:  What Happpened to Kate Scouten? After 1894 Divorce   Theresa Wilson will illustrate the story of the disappearance of her great-grandmother in 1894 with pages from the digital scrapbook she wrote about solving this brick wall.  She includes the tle of an ancestor ...
Friday, November 3
First Friday Program
Beginning Scandinavian Research Navigating Scandinavian Patronymics Please RSVP to or 831 345-5460 if you plan to attend.