February Member Meeting


Photos, letters and other memorabilia are a wonderful way to share the stories your research discovers. And, thanks to today’s technology, we can now easily duplicate our precious treasures without destroying the originals. It’s called scanning.

Scanning is an easy and affordable way to make copies of our treasures and then use those copies to share stories, include in our family histories and help the younger members of our families learn more about their ancestors.

We are fortunate to have David McFee of Lighthouse Archiving as the speaker for our February member meeting. We will get a look at various types of scanners and what you can do with them. There will also be opportunities for your own hands-on experiments to see how easy scanning can be.

Change In Meeting Date

This year is election year and the primaries get started in February. Because of this our February meeting has been moved up to Saturday, February 8th, but will begin at the usual time.

Join us on Saturday,  February 8th, at the Southeast Branch Library located at 6670 US 1 South, St.

Augustine, FL 32086. Check-in begins at 12:45pm and our meeting starts at 1:00 pm. Our society meetings are free and open to the public.

January Member Meeting

We are delighted to have Jim Vearil as our speaker this month. Jim will introduce us to Florida’s Spanish Land Grants, their impact on the state and what we can learn about those historic records and what they tell us.

Join us on Saturday, January 18th, at the Southeast Branch Library located at 6670 US 1 South, St.

Augustine, FL 32086. Check-in begins at 12:45pm and the meeting starts at 1:oopm. Society meetings are free and open to the public.

December Member Luncheon


Once again the St. Augustine Genealogical Society will end the year with a luncheon instead of a meeting. This year’s luncheon will be held at Beach’s Restaurant at Vilano Beach starting at 11:00am on Saturday, December 14th. The weather will determine whether we eat inside or outside, but either way it will be a delightful way to share the Christmas season with our members.

Watch our newsletters and Research Notes for more details.

October – Family History Faire

October is Family History Month. The St. Augustine Genealogical Society is celebrating with our annual Family History Faire.

Family History Faire placard

Members of the genealogical society will be showcasing their research, family heirlooms and artifacts. We will also demonstrate ways to grab your family’s attention with ideas and projects to help you conduct your own family ancestry campaign.

Please join us on Saturday, October 19, 2019 at the Southeast Branch Library from 1:00pm to 3:00pm see how fascinating family history can be. The Faire is open to the public at no charge.