Skagit Valley Genealogy Society

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Skagit Valley Genealogical Society maintains a research collection housed inside Burlington Public Library. All materials are for in-library use only. For more information, please see the SVGS website.

Burlington Public Library and Skagit Valley Genealogical Society have partnered to provide educational genealogy programs. For upcoming programs, please see the calendar of events


Upcoming Events: 

Saturday, November 4th: Breaking Through the Wall of Slavery: An Introduction to African American Genealogy with special guest speaker African-American genealogist, Janice Lovelace, PhD.

Plus SVGS Board Elections

Winter Schedule: 2nd Saturdays of the month, 12:45 pm -2:30 pm on-line via Zoom. Email: rootsproject1@gmail.com to register.
January 9th, 2021: Decoding the Dash with Dave Obee,
February 13th, 2021: How I got to Where I am with Mike Hurley,
and March 13th, 2021: Vive La France presented by Louis Dailly.

Important Genealogical Resources Addressing Race and Cultural Appropriation shared by the National Geneaological Society with the SkVGS:
The National Archives’ Rights in America
Coming to the Table’s Education Resources including Genealogy Support
The National Museum of African American History and Culture’s Talking About Race
NARA Foundation’s John Lewis on Rights and Justice in America