The St. Lawrence Valley Genealogical Society
P.O. Box 341
Colton, NY 13625-0341

Serving the needs of genealogists since 1983, with newsletters, free queries, research library, social events, business meetings, workshops, advice and assistance, and access to great sources!

Who we are: The SLVGS answers the needs of family history researchers in the St. Lawrence Valley area, whether residents of the area or people whose ancestors once resided here. It serves the needs of genealogists who wish to research local area lines as well as those interested in other areas. Members frequentiy associate with each other at social events.

Newsletter: The SLVGS News is published four times a year. Those who join after April will be credited to the first of the year and will receive all four issues. The newsletters includedfree queries to help~in research.

Library: The society also maintains a research library in the Potsdam Public Museum to help members in their work. The library (and museum) is open from 2 to 5 p.m., Tuesday through Saturday.

Meetings: Meetings are held the fourth Thursday of each month, except November, December, July and August. Meetings are normally help at either the Potsdam Museum or the LDS Church in Potsdam. Notice of the meeting will be posted in the opposite location,

SLVGS Top Ten!

  • 1. Free Queries
  • 2. Vital Records Extracts
  • 3. Research Library
  • 4. Interactions with other genealogists
  • 5. Workshops and other special events
  • 6. Book reviews
  • 7. Social events, including picnic
  • 8. Low yearly dues
  • 9. Advice and assistance
  • 10. Great members!

  • Join the SLVGS

    Check Amount Enclosed:_ _ _ Regular $l2 per year [beginning April, 1998] Canada $15 per year [beginning April, 1998] US Funds.
    Mail to: SLVGS, P.O. Box 341, Colton, NY 13625-0341

    Norm Young 456 Shantyville Rd. Gouverneur, NY 13642 315-287-2682

    Queries can be sent directly to Norm Young