Welcome to the Minnesota Genealogical Society! MGS invites you to join us in pursuing your family history whether in our classes, webinars, or in research at our William J Hoffman Library and Research Center.
The Society, Library, and meeting rooms all reside in our new home known as the Minnesota Genealogy Center!
MGS is an all-volunteer non-profit 501(c)(3) organization. Please browse our website for volunteer opportunities, meetings, membership, and hours we are open. We look forward to having you visit us at the address above.
Researchers can find our hours of service on our Library Page
Plan to attend the 2019 version of Minnesota's premier genealogy event on October 4-5. Registration opens June 15 for the North Star Genealogy Conference at the Crowne Plaza Minneapolis West Hotel in Plymouth, Minnesota. For more information, visit the North Star 2019 page.
2019 Writing Contest is Open
You are invited to enter the Minnesota Genealogical Society Family History Writing Competition.
Entries are due July 1, 2019.
Winners announced at the North Star Conference.
Affiliate Status Attained
The Minnesota Genealogical Society is pleased to announce that the William J Hoffman Library and Research Center is now a Family Search Affiliate Library.
As you are researching and looking for the images of the documents you need, you will be able to view it if it says "Access the site at a FamilySearch affiliate library." Please be sure to bring your personal account User Name and Password. Enjoy the additional resources this gives us!
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