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CRCGS Castle Rock Colorado Genealogical Society Genealogy
Castle Rock Colorado Genealogical Society (CRCGS)
CRCGS is a recognized non-profit organization and donations are tax deductible. All programs and classes are offered free of charge, unless otherwise noted, thanks to the support of our members and their annual dues. All regular CRCGS functions occur at the Philip S. Miller Library, 100 Wilcox St., Castle Rock, CO 80104 unless otherwise noted in the event description. If you would like to help continue this valuable effort in our community, please pick up a membership form in person, or download one from our website. Annual dues are $30 for an individual, $40 per household (2), Youth (under 18) $25. Please visit our website, for more information.
Tuesday, July 14, 2020 from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. Zoom Webinar
Preserving Personal Genealogical Information and Family Memorabilia – Lessons Learned
from Recent Wildfire and Flood Disasters Presented by John Putnam
Six years ago, John was the insurance consultant to the Waldo Canyon Wildfire recovery team. He witnessed first-hand the loss of many people's photos, heirlooms and research materials which were not insured nor backed up. Among the many lessons of this catastrophe, John advocates more rigorous steps to preserve the family treasures to help you minimize the loss of these materials. John will discuss both the importance and steps to better protect yourself form this potential loss as well as helping you transfer these items to the next generation. Registration closes Monday, July 13 at 5:00 at
Saturday, July 18, 2020 from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. Zoom Webinar
Centuries of Censuses: What Census Instructions Can Teach Us Presented by Sylvia Tracy-Doolos
Sylvia Tracy-Doolos is a Professional Genealogist, Consultant and Lecturer. She is an active member in the local genealogical community and serves as an officer for various organizations. She has a B.A. in History and minored in English focusing on linguistics, so she could further study how language and immigration affected America’s records. Registration closes Friday, June 15 at 5:00 at
SHARE: Sharing Help And Research Experience via Zoom Webinar
Every Monday 10 a.m. – Noon
Join us on Monday mornings, when the library is open, to share Genealogy research roadblocks and triumphs, pick up a few trick and tips, and hear some great family stories from your fellow genealogists. Registration required at
Instructions to enumerators differed every ten years and can tell us a lot about what was
going on in the country. Understanding the details hidden in the census can help us take
advantage of the information gathered, and help us understand the context of our ancestors
If you’re interested in becoming a member in 2020 or need to renew your Membership?
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