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Genealogical Organizations

Durham-Orange Genealogical Society (DOGS)
D-OGS is a nonprofit membership organization established in 1989 and dedicated to the research and preservation of family history of Durham and Orange counties, North Carolina. D-OGS publishes a monthly newsletter and a periodic journal, The Trading Path.

Federation of Genealogical Societies
FGS works to help genealogical societies strengthen and grow. To do this, FGS publishes FORUM magazine, filled with articles pertaining to society management and genealogical news, and an extensive series of Society Strategy Papers, covering topics about effectively operating a genealogical society. FGS also holds an annual conference.

North Carolina Genealogical Society
NCGS is the primary statewide genealogical society in North Carolina. The society preserves and promotes genealogical studies in the state, publishes a quarterly journal, and provides members and interested researchers with a variety of genealogical resources. Click on "local societies" in the left-hand column of the site’s home page for a list of societies by county.

National Genealogical Society
NGS is the primary national organization for genealogists in America. Their main goals are to lead and educate the genealogical community in America. Their 2009 annual conference will be held May 13-16 in Raleigh, NC.

State and Local Genealogical Societies
A useful site for finding genealogical society Internet links in the United States.