Riley County Genealogical Society
Riley County Genealogical Society
Welcome to the
Best Genealogy Place 
in Riley County
We have a wealth of information about Riley County and surrounding counties and the families who settled here.
‚ÄčOur Library is:
* Located in the historic red brick house at 
  2005 Claflin Rd, Manhattan, KS
* Open to the public without charge
* Provides online databases 
* Provides research assistance to visitors

Garden Walk
Sunday, April 22
A Route 66 Road Trip
Long before the “interstate” was born, road trippers looked to Route 66 to venture across America. This 2,448-mile stretch is among America’s most famous roads, connecting a number of states from Chicago to California. In this presentation, you will learn about the historic Route 66 highway. Doug Meloan and his wife ...
Monday, May 7
First Friday Members' Class
A Visit to Rock Creek Valley Historical Museum in Westmoreland Meet at RCGS at 9:00 to take a field trip to the Museum in Westmoreland. Van is available but reservations are needed.  We will learn of their newspaper holdings and genealogical records, walk to the grave of a pioneer, ...
Sunday, May 20
Historic Preservation and its place in 21st Century America
This presentation will cover many details about historic preservation and how to stay abreast of new and age-proven methods of preservation. Areas to be discussed will include the application of strategies that promote the identification, evaluation, documentation, registration, protection, continued use and interpretation of historic resources. Presenters, Len and Linus ...
Sunday, June 24
Historic Marshall County
Come and travel along the Blue River as Ann Walter and Brenda Staggenborg guide you through one of the most historic counties in the State of Kansas: Marshall County, Kansas. Enjoy the "Trails Capital" of Kansas by railway, covered wagon and Pony Express. Experience the Flint Hills on board the ...