WELCOME TO THE SACRAMENTO REGIONAL GENEALOGICAL COUNCIL WEBSITE -
YOUR GATEWAY TO AREA GENEALOGY GROUPS
Genealogy is Alive and Well in the Sacramento Region!
Please check out the various genealogy groups listed on the left of this webpage. Click on the Genealogy Group name to find out what is happening in your location. The Group name opens a link to or an actual webpage for that group. Some groups have posted a monthly newsletter with helpful research hints and some groups are conducting meeting and events using video conference services with free live webinars – some are open to the public and other are for members only. Check out the various events: speakers, discussion groups, workshops and special interest groups.
The California State Archives has closed again, as has the Root Cellar Library, which is housed at the California State Archives building. Watch their website for updates.
NOTE: Please check their website for re-opening dates and times.
Location: 1020 O Street, Sacramento
Hours: M-F 9:30 a.m - 4:00 pm.
The Sacramento FamilySearch Library is a helpful place. Volunteers are available to answer genealogy research questions and assist visitors in determining the next step in their genealogy search. The "in-library" portal is working and allows free access to their premium websites. They have new technology to scan pictures, slides, and documents into a digitial format. Bring a flashdrive with you.
NOTE: Please check the website for open dates and times before driving there, as COVID-19 precautions may include closing the library for a week or two.
Location: 2745 Eastern Ave., Sacramento
Hours: M, Tu, W, F 10 a.m. - 4 p.m.; Th 1 p.m. – 9 p.m.