Join Local Groups or Societies

The Heritage Room (Carolinas Genealogical Society – Union County)

Located in the historic Courthouse in Monroe, The Heritage Room is a local history repository of extensive family and community files managed by The Carolinas Genealogical Society. When visiting, some of the resources you will be able to search are:

  • Family Files
  • Scrapbooks
  • Carolinas Genealogical Society Quarterlies
  • Local Maps

Olde Mecklenburg Genealogical Society (OMGS)

This active group meets in Charlotte, NC once per month to hear interesting programs. Some other activities this group is noted for include:

  • Award-Winning Quarterly
  • Publishing and selling books about Charlotte-Mecklenburg Genealogy
  • OMGS Archives – a repository for research opened approximately 10 hours per week

Anson County Historical Society

A nonprofit organization that strives to provide educational, cultural, and recreational benefits for anyone interested in Anson's rich history. Materials such as books and family files are available at their physical location for research. At the website some of the information you'll find includes:

  • Books of local Interest for purchase
  • Contact Information
  • Some back issues of their Historical Society Newsletter

Cabarrus Genealogy Society

This society holds monthly meetings, publishes a quarterly and other materials related to Cabarrus County. Some of the information you'll find here:

  • Books published or sold by the society
  • Golden Nugget – Table of Contents of Quarterly Journal (1993-2004)
  • Contact Information

Indian Trail Arts and Historical Society

This group meets monthly with a goal of research, preservation of the history of Indian Trail, its residents, businesses and churches and to educate the public through publications or events. Please visit their web page or Facebook page for more information.

North Carolina Genealogical Society

Dedicated to preserving and promoting genealogical studies in North Carolina, the Society holds workshops throughout the year all over NC, publishes books and a quarterly journal. Some information you'll find at this site includes:

  • List of events
  • Sign-up Information for volunteer projects
  • List of libraries and historical societies

Chesterfield District Chapter - South Carolina Genealogical Society

A chapter of the South Carolina Genealogical Society, this group meets regularly and promotes projects such as cleaning up abandoned cemeteries and collecting and preserving church histories. They publish a quarterly and also oversee a research library. Some items of interest at their site include:

  • Chesterfield District Chronicle (Quarterly) –Table of Contents (1998 – 2003)
  • Research Request Form
  • Obituary Notices (transcriptions from local paper beginning about 2003)