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Welcome to the Clark County Genealogical Society. The CCGS was founded by Margaretta Zimmerman and fourteen of her friends in 1972, and is a volunteer run organization dedicated to encourage, foster, educate, and organize activities related to genealogy. Whether you have Clark County connections or not, we invite you to join us in exploring your family history.

Scandinavian Focus Group Field Trip

The CCGS Scandinavian Focus Group celebrated their final meeting (until September) at the Scandinavian Heritage Center in Portland. Everyone enjoyed brunch at the on-site Swedish cafe, Broder's Söder, followed by a facility tour with the center's foundation director. The new building opened its doors in June 2015 and was built with to honor both the environment and modern Nordic architectural style.

Nordic Center

CCGS Groups

CCGS sponsors special interest groups that may suit your fancy. If not, consider starting another one yourself.

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Meeting and Class Schedule

What's New

Spring Class Schedule
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General Meeting
Tuesday, June 28, 6 PM - 9 PM
Annual Potluck; Installation of Officers; Speaker Bea Ritter Research Strategies
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