Sunday, Nov 10 – Troy Draft Riots

On Sunday, Nov 10 at the Troy Public Library, hear Michael Barrett, Director of the Hudson Mohawk Industrial Gateway tell you the true story of Troy's Draft Riot of 1863. While the city of Troy was a bustling industrial center during the civil war period, the lives of...

November Lookup @ North Greenbush Library

Attention local followers: We are having a “pop up” genealogy look up event on Tues. Nov. 12 from 1 to 4 pm, at the North Greenbush Library Annex in Wynantskill! Call now for your individual 45 minute appointment with one of our experienced researchers. Get help with...

Bring your ghosts & skeletons

     October Meeting Bring the family skeletons from the closet to dinner with TIGS for a chance to win a FREE dinner. Our October meeting will be next held Thursday the 17th at 6:30PM at Browns Brewery in the Trojan Room. We want to make the meeting fun and inclusive...

FREE look-up day on Sunday Sept 29

TIGS FREE LOOK UP EVENTS are back! Next one is at the Waterford NY Library, 117 3rd St., on Sun. Sep. 29 from 12:30 to 3:30 (last appointment is 2:45). Schedule your one-on-one 45 min. appointment with one of our experienced volunteers. Bring questions, brick walls,...

“Pinpointing Where Your Ancestors Lived in Ireland”

TIGS September meeting will feature a presentation by Mike and Kate Lancor of Old Friends Genealogy "Pinpointing Where Your Ancestors Lived in Ireland"   When:   Sunday, September 15 at 1:30pm Where: Troy Public Library (Main branch, 100 Second St) Limited seating -...

July Meeting

TIGS monthly meeting for July 2019 will be held at the Van Schaick Island Country Club in their Max410 Restaurant on Thursday, July 18, at 6:30 PM. Please RSVP to kris6851@aol.com if possible so that we can give a tentative head count. Our meetings are informal with...