Welcome to the Pikes Peak Genealogical Society in Colorado Springs, El Paso County, Colorado. Our mission is to preserve family history by indexing records; support research with free classes, lectures, special interest groups, one-on-one help; and contribute to public genealogy causes. We focus on El Paso and Teller Counties, but we support genealogical research everywhere.
PPLD Special Collections: 20 N. Cascade, Colorado Springs, Monday - Saturday, 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.; appointments not required. Great US genealogy collection.
Key local resources:
February 9 Meeting
Forensic Genealogy: The New Frontier
by Christine Cochran
Forensic genealogy is a new buzzword these days. But what exactly is forensic genealogy? How is it applied? Who needs a forensic genealogist and why? This talk will address these questions and provide some real-world examples. Hold on to your hats because what you learn will open Pandora’s Box!
Christine Cochran is a professional genealogist and owner of Our Provenance, Ltd. She has been conducting genealogical research for more than 10 years. She is a member of the Association of Professional Genealogists. She has served as vice president and researcher for Colorado Genealogy Society. She volunteers at the Denver Public Library – Western History and Genealogy Department and at the Colorado State Archives.
PPGS members should receive an email invitation to the Zoom meeting by the day before the meeting. If you don't receive it, log in with your user name and password, then click here. For additional help, message the webmaster.
Guests are welcome to attend the meeting via Zoom. Please request an invitation from the PPGS President.
Wednesday, February 9
6:30 p.m., Mountain Time, Zoom hangout begins
7 p.m., Mountain Time, Meeting begins via Zoom
The Pikes Peak Genealogical Society meets on the second Wednesday of each month in The Venue, Library 21c, when the library is open to public meetings (not yet). Guests are welcome. For more information, call PPLD, 719-531-6333, ext. 1252.
The Venue, Library 21c
1175 Chapel Hills Dr.
Colorado Springs, Colorado