Haller’s Polish Army WWI
General Józef Haller von Hallenburg formed an Army of Polish men who went to France to fight with the Allies in WWI. Many men from Northeastern Pennsylvania joined Haller’s Army. Here you will find both a list of their names and learn how to request information from The Polish Museum of America
Newly Added Early Unidentified Photos
A reminder that due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Northeast Pennsylvania Genealogical Society is currently closed until further notice.
NEPGS Featured On Podcast
Please help us identify the who, what, where and when of these new photos. Any information you can provide will be invaluable. Enter your comments below and refer to the photo by its number: #1, #2, #3, etc. Click on any photo to enlarge. We’ll put up a new batch of photos every month or […]
Research Services Still Available
A big thank you to Mark Fraley for featuring our society on his podcast. Check it out at: https://www.markfraley.com/podcast/getting-started-genealogy-sara-klinges-president-northeastern-pa-genealogical-society/
NEPGS Closed/Event Postponed
Using this unexpected downtime to work on your family tree? Need some help? While Northeast Pennsylvania Genealogical Society is closed to the public during this period of social distancing, we are still available to fulfill your research requests. Go to “Research Services Department” in the gray box at the bottom on our homepage, then click […]
Mail For NEPGS
The NEPGS Board of Directors has made the decision to close our facility effective immediately through April 1, 2020 due to coronavirus concerns. At that point we will reevaluate when to reopen. We will continue to be available through email and on our Facebook pages. Your research requests by email will be completed in a […]
As of the end of this month, we will no longer have a PO Box. All mail for the NEPA Genealogical Society should now be sent to our address at 57 North Franklin Street Wilkes-Barre, PA 18701.
Due to bad weather, NEPGS will be closed today (Wednesday January 8). We expect to reopen tomorrow (Thursday) morning at 11 a.m..
Discover Your NEPA Roots
NEPGS will be closed for a couple weeks for the holidays. The last date we will be open for the year will be Thursday, December 12. We will then re-open on Wednesday, January 8.
Join us along with The Osterhout Library and Luzerne County Historical Society as we host the Discover Your NEPA Roots event. It will feature family history research tips and a chance to see the resources that all of our groups have that can assist you in your search for your ancestors. The information provided will […]