Dutchess County Genealogical Society

Welcome to DCGS!

The Dutchess County Genealogical Society was established in 1972 to help organize and direct genealogical work in Dutchess County, New York.  The Society is a not-for-profit organization under IRS Code 501(c)(3) and all donations to the Society are tax-deductible.

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What's New at DCGS-Gen:

September 2014 Meeting Topic:
"Your Ancestor Paid Taxes, Too!"
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Our Summer 2014 Newsletter is here!
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Genealogy Classes will be held on selected Mondays at the East Fishkill Community Library, Alley Room
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Contact Information:

Dutchess County Genealogical Society
P.O. Box 708
Poughkeepsie, NY 12602
(845) 462-4168 (Library)

Library Hours:

Tuesday: 9 am - 2 pm; 5 pm - 9 pm
Wednesday: 7 pm - 9 pm
Thursday: 9 am - 1 pm

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The DCGS Newsletter contains current items of interest to members.  Click here to view the latest and past issues.


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