|About||Welcome! The Champaign County Genealogical Society promotes and aids in genealogical and historical research.|
PURPOSE: Established in 1969, the purpose of the Champaign County Genealogical Society is:
to promote genealogical and historical research;
to aid in the publication and preservation of genealogical and historical records and manuscripts; and
to provide programs designed to assist both the beginning and the advanced genealogist.
MEETINGS: General membership meetings are held at 7:00 p.m. on the second Tuesday of every month in the Archives on the second floor of the Urbana Free Library, 210 West Green Street, Urbana, Illinois. The meetings are free and open to the public. Every Wednesday night the Archives is open for research. On the second Wednesday of every month, CCGS members are available to assist the public researching their genealogy from 7:00 to 8:30 p.m. Board meetings are held in the Archives of the Urbana Free Library at 7pm on the third Tuesday of January, March, May, July, September and November.
The Champaign County Genealogical Society (CCGS) welcomes new members whether they are researching extensively in Champaign County, Illinois, or have no ancestors at all to research in our county. The Society promotes genealogical and historical research and aids in the publication, dissemination, and preservation of genealogical and historical material. We welcome you to join us.
PROGRAMS are oriented to genealogical research, family and local history, and may consist of a lecture, a workshop, tours, or discussion on research problems.