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The content from the original Delaware Genealogical Society website has been moved to our new web home. Take a look around and let us know what you think.But come back often because we have more content to post. A lot of new content is in the works. Note: to the right of this text at our news window for late breaking society news and the coming events.
 

SPOTLIGHT
Congratulations to the DGS Book Committee

Delaware Families 1787 to 1800 is now available. For purchasing information, click on STORE. For the Delaware Online article about the book, click on the image of the book.
 
EVENTS
September 16
Delaware Historical Society at 150: Focus on Collections
TOPIC: Now in its sesquicentennial year, the Delaware Historical Society holds over 3 million objects, documents, photographs, books, and maps. Join curators Connie Cooper ...
October 21
Immigration to Wilmington, Delaware: One Family's Experience
TOPIC:  What prompts a man to leave his wife and infant daughter?  Joshua Bowers left his family in 1857 in Halifax, Yorkshire, England, and sailed ...
November 18
Maps and Genealogy
TOPIC:  Knowing the different types of maps available for use in tracking down your family is essential to understanding your family's place in history.   ...
December 16
December Social
January 20
Geographic Timelines: 19th and 20th Century Urban Genealogy
SPEAKER: Kimberly F. Bucklaw has over 10 years of research experience. She is the Assistant Archivist and the primary genealogical researcher for the Chester County Archives ...