The Maine Genealogical Society (MGS) is a non-profit charitable and educational organization. It was founded in 1976 to collect, exchange, preserve, and publish genealogical records, related documents, and information; and to promote and encourage interest and scholarship in genealogy and family history of the State of Maine.
Maine Genealogical Society has steadily gained a reputation for the quality of its annual Fall Conference, striving to bring national speakers to the state for our members to hear.
In addition, we have developed a Spring Workshop format dedicated to exploring one topic in more depth than a conference permits.
Click here for more information about the 2013 Spring workshop to be held Saturday, April 13, 2013 in Augusta, Maine.
Maine Genealogical Society is very proud of our highly-acclaimed publications. These include a combination of scholarly articles in our quarterly journal, to sketches of individuals living in Maine at the time of the first Federal census, to transcriptions of early town records.