Maine Historical Society



Regional Genealogy Events

Scarborough Public Library Genealogy Group meeting:  March 1, 2019 – March 1, 2020

Fourth Monday of each month - Scarborough Public Library Genealogy Group meets from 1 to 3 p.m. at the Scarborough Public Library.

Regional Chapters of the Maine Genealogical Society - meetings:  March 1, 2019 – December 31, 2021

Aroostook County Genealogical Society - Meets on the fourth Monday of each month at 6:30 pm. Location: Caribou Public Library, 30 High Street, Caribou, ME, in the Archival Room. There are no meetings in July and December. See for more information.

Greater Portland Genealogical Society - Meets on the third Wednesday of each month from 1:00 - 3:00 pm - Location: South Portland Public Library, 482 Broadway, South Portland.

Hancock County Genealogical Society -

The Midcoast Genealogy Group - Meets on the fourth Wednesday of each month at 6:30 pm at the temporary home of the Rockport Public Library on Route 1 in Rockport.

Pejepscot Genealogy Society - Meets on the second Sunday of each month, September through June, except in May, when we meet on the first Sunday. All meetings are at 2pm at the Curtis Memorial Library in Brunswick.

Penobscot County Genealogical Society - Meets on the 3rd Wednesday of the month at 6:00 pm. Unless otherwise posted, meetings are held at the Bangor Public Library. The meetings are free, open to the public and consist of announcements, followed by a featured speaker. Occasionally, they have open research evenings which gives everyone an opportunity to ask questions or discuss any research problems they may be encountering.

Wawenoc Genealogical Society -

Sandy River Valley Chapter (SRVC) of the Maine Genealogical Society (MGS) -Meets the first Saturday of the month (except July and August, unless otherwise noted) at 10:00 am at Farmington Public Library.

Taconnett Falls Chapter of MGS - Programs and Business Meetings are on the third Sunday of each month at 2:00 pm.

Washington County Historical and Genealogical Society -

Wassebec Genealogical Society -

DNA Interest Group (DIG):  March 9, 2019 – March 10, 2020

Second Saturday of each month - DNA Interest Group (DIG)
meets at the Gray Public Library, 5 Hancock Street, Gray, Maine from 10am to noon.

New England Regional Genealogical Consortium Conference:  April 3– 6, 2019

The New England Regional Genealogical Consortium, Inc. (NERGC) invites you to join us at our fifteenth conference 3-6 April 2019 in Manchester, New Hampshire.

Manchester is a vibrant city with world class entertainment at the Southern New Hampshire University Arena, one block from the host hotel. The mill district along the riverfront offers museums, relaxation at spas, and fine dining at well-known restaurants. Live music and nightlife is featured at Irish, Mexican, Asian, and American establishments an easy walk from the Conference hotel (currently the Radisson, but which will become a Doubletree by Hilton by the time of the Conference.

The Conference Committee is planning special tracks and other events on Wednesday, regular conference presentations on Thursday through Saturday, as well as the Exhibit Hall, Ancestors Road Show, Society Fair, and other events — and watch for more information about poster sessions! The Conference hotel will have rooms available at the conference rate from Tuesday evening through Sunday night.

Register today! Printed conference brochures are available around New England thanks to distribution by our participating societies.

Ongoing Lectures and events at NEHGS

The New England Historic Genealogical Society in Boston has weekly lectures and special planned trips and seminars. Go to for a listing.