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    Cost of Annual Membership: Individual: $15.00 Family: $20.00; Organization: $25.00 Read More
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    Meetings are held from 7:00pm to 9:00pm at the American Legion Post #129, 22 Elm Street, Gardner, MA 01440 Read More
  • Publications

    Members of CMGS have compiled several publications. Read More
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    • Welcome to the Central Massachusetts Genealogical Society, Inc.
    • CMGS was founded 29 June 1993 in Gardner, Massachusetts.
    • Membership is open to all those interested in family history.
    • We meet January through November on the fourth Tuesday of each month from 7:00 to 9:00PM.
    • Membership extends from January to December.
    • Our members are always happy to help those just starting with genealogy or with questions for finding their ancestors.
    • Guests are welcome for a $2.00 donation.
    • Please use the navigation menu to see further details about our organization.
  • Creation of Quabbin Reservoir
  • No Meeting in December


 Date: November 17, 2015

"Creation of Quabbin Reservoir"

Speaker:  J. R. Greene

 J.R. Greene is the author of twenty books, including sixteen related to the creation of the Quabbin Reservoir and the towns it destroyed. He is a lifelong resident of Athol, which is just a few miles north of that reservoir. He is the chairman of the board of directors of the Friends of Quabbin (the support group for the Quabbin Visitor's Center), and the gubernatorial appointee to the Metropolitan Water Resources Advisory Board representing the Quabbin and Ware River watersheds. Mr. Green will autograph his books and calendars that will be on sale before and after his presentaion. He will also autograph previously purchased books.

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No meeting is scheduled for December

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