Mount Vernon Genealogical Society - Founded 1991
Founded 1991

1500 Shenandoah Road
Alexandria, Virginia 22308
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MVGS Annual Conference:
Serving Our Nation: Our Military, Families and Communities
Saturday, March 25, 2023
8:30 AM - 3:00 PM
1500 Shenandoah RD, Alexandria, VA  
Walk-in Registrants are Welcome!

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Field Trip/Road Trip SIG
Join a group of fellow genealogists and family historians from the Mount Vernon Genealogical Society in Field Trips or Road Trips to various repositories or historic sites!
The usual meeting day for the FT/RT SIG is the fourth Friday each quarter. On occasion, the outing will be moved to the following Saturday.
Training and education is offered prior to and in conjunction with several upcoming Field Trips or Road Trips. Be sure to check the list of Training and Education classes. Outings to repositories usually include a brief orientation from one of the librarians or archivists. Members of the SIG then have time to research together or separately with possible communal snack and lunch breaks. 
The meeting time for the orientation is dependent on the travel time to and the opening time of the repository. For visits to historic sites or walking tours, the meeting time is dependent on the number of attendees and the availability of scheduling group tours. Carpooling or public transporation is encouraged to repositories or historic sites.
Past outings of the FT/RT SIG include: the DAR Library, the Library of Congress, a walking tour of antebellum Alexandria. Upcoming outings include: the Maryland Archives, the Library of Virginia, the National Labor Union Archives.
If you would like to join the Field Trip/Road Trip SIG, or if you have questions or comments, please contact Stephanie Campbell at

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MVGS 2023 Annual Genealogy Conference
Serving Our Nation: Our Military, Families and Communities
March 25, 2023
Registration is Open!

March 25
Serving Our Nation: Our Military, Families and Communities
MVGS 2023 Conference.  Speaker and conference information Registration is open! Fee: $40.00  
March 27
Virginia SIG Monthly Meeting
The next meeting of the Virginia Special Interest Group [SIG] will be held in the Research Library on Monday, March 27th.  It may end before 3pm, depending on what folks want.  Based on last month's discussion, we'll be starting off ...
April 7
Entering Information onto Find A Grave - SEE BELOW FOR CHANGES
INSTRUCTOR:  Linda MacLachlan    Due to construction at HHSC, there are changes to this workshop which was scheduled for April 3.  Linda MacLachlan has offered that if you want to take the workshop BEFORE the next time it's taught at HHSC ...
April 13
Maryland Colonial Immigration
INSTRUCTOR:  Sharon Hodges   Class ties in to the MVGS Field trip on April 28th.     Maryland was populated, not only by settlers wishing to move to the colony, but also by those brought against their will.  This presentation discusses ...
April 18
Introduction to Jewish Genealogy
Presenter Name: Mary-Jane Roth   Title of Presentation: Introduction to Jewish Genealogy   Synopsis of Presentation: This presentation will explore the challenges inherent in Jewish Genealogy and some of the sources available to help you with your research. Jewish Genealogy encompasses ...