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Welcome to the MAGS web site!

The MAGS officers are excited to be able to present a new on-line look for our organization. You will find many new features on this site. The site also provides us a better ability to manage our membership and communicate with our members.

What's New ?

10 Jun 2018 The June 2018 issue of Der Kurier is now available online to members. Once you login, select the Members tab and then Recent Der Kurier Issues under that heading.
3 May 2018 Online registration for the MAGS Fall conference and workshop in Lancaster, PA is now open. Please visit this page to register.
24 Apr 2018
MAGS Fall 2018 Conference in Lancaster, Pennsylvania
Members may obtain a special rate at the Doubletree at the following site:.
6 Mar 2018
2019 International Germanic Genealogy Conference
Sacremento, CA
Minneapolis was a great success. Please join us in California!
13 Feb 2018
2017 International Germanic Genealogy Conference
Watch the video review of the Minneapolis Conference
7 Feb 2018 Two new research guides have been added to the website. One is the guide to using the Kassel Consular Agency records. The other is a fact sheet on the Principality of Waldeck.

Gift from the Archives

MAGS will periodically display images of interest, including postcards, letterhead, and other historical documents discovered at the National Archives and other locations. Check back frequently to see what's new. In addition, members have access to an image gallery and library of images to browse.

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October 12
Analyzing Documents : A Hands-on Workshop
  Angela Packer McGhie, CG Are you getting the most information out of the genealogical documents you locate? Do you consider how reliable they may be and compare the information to other documents? Do you search for clues in each record? Taking the time to analyze documents for reliability, ...

October 13
Mid-Atlantic History & Resources
History of Baltimore Immigration Presented by Nicholas Fessenden European and particularly German immigrants arrived in Maryland and Pennsylvania and had a significant impact on Baltimore’s history. Find out what happened to these immigrants, trace their footsteps, and their influence on Maryland’s largest city.   Sister Ports: Philadelphia & Baltimore ...