Whittier Area Genealogical Society
Whittier Area Genealogical Society
Whittier High School 1904
Whittier High School 1904: Photo courtesy of Whittier Public Library - Whittier Historical Photograph Collection
Welcome to the Whittier Area Genealogical Society
A genealogical society serving the Whittier area
in Los Angeles County, California

Life Story Writers Group
WAGS members and the public are invited to attend our next 
Life Story Writing Group Meeting
Wednesday, February 28th from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. 
WAGS members and the public are invited to attend the Life Story Writing Group.  
This meeting will be held in person only at:
Whittier Uptown Senior Center
13225 Walnut Street
Whittier CA 90602
See the current writing suggestions at:  https://wagswhittier.org/blog.php?sid=2
For more information, contact Kristina Newcomer at newcomerok@charter.net

WAGS General Meeting
Saturday, March 16, 2024
1:00 pm to 2:30 pm Pacific Time
Featured Speaker:  Brian Rhinehart
Topic:  I Have a Civil War Ancestor . . . Now What?*
Sorensen Library Meeting Room
6934 Broadway Ave, Whittier CA 90606
+ Zoom
Brian Rhinehart will be joining us on Zoom to present this talk. 
I Have a Civil War Ancestor . . . Now What?
Civil War soldiers often left a rich genealogical paper trail.  Many of these records are tucked away at the National Archives in Washington DC.  Learn what records are available for your ancestors only at the National Archives, what records are online already, and how to access all of them.  These records may unlock some of the family stories that have been forgotten over time, as well as break down a brick wall or two!   

The virtual doors will open between noon and 12:30 p.m. and those of you who join online can chat with one another on Zoom before the meeting begins at 1:00 p.m. 

To join the meeting on Zoom on March 16th, click on the link below:  

To add our monthly meeting to your online calendar, download and import the following iCalendar (.ics) files to your calendar system by clicking here.:
* This presentation will be preceded by a short business meeting.
This event is not sponsored or endorsed by LA County Library.

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