The Polk County Genealogical Society was founded in 1986 for the purposes of collecting and preserving Polk County resource materials; promoting ethical standards, accuracy and thoroughness in genealogical research; and providing education in genealogy to the citizens of Polk County.
Society is actively involved in maintaining and expanding the genealogy
collection of the
Our current emphasis is on increasing the number of local members who attend meetings and get involved in such Society projects as transcribing census records, reading cemetery stones, indexing obituaries, and publishing resource materials.
These projects take time, effort, and money. You can help by becoming a member of the Society. Annual dues are only $15.00. Please print out the membership application and mail it with your check today.
Watch the Star Beams in the Mena Star for announcements as to program topics.
¨ Members of PCGS may submit queries to be posted on the PCGS Website.
¨ Members of PCGS receive Polk County Pioneers, the Society’s journal/newsletter published each spring and fall.
¨ Members of PCGS who donate a
copy of their family history to the Library’s Genealogy Room will receive a
book review in
¨ Members of PCGS have the opportunity to submit family group sheets to the Library’s Vertical Surname File.
¨ Local members of PCGS have the opportunity to associate with other genealogists in the community and share research ideas.
¨ Members of PCGS will be kept
notified of new material in the Library relevant to
¨ New members of PCGS will have
¨ All members may list the
Questions? Send an e-mail to the Society at: firstname.lastname@example.org.