OBCGS sponsors a discussion group centered on using DNA to discover your ancestors and expand your genealogical research. Beginners and experienced researchers are welcome. The group meets the first Saturday of each month.
OBCGS holds their Annual Membership Meeting in November each year to honor members with awards and a luncheon to share greetings with old friends. Plan to come and share in the covered dish event!
The OBCGS Library will be closed for Thanksgiving on Thursday, November 22 and will reopen at 9:30 AM on Friday, November 23.
The OBCGS Library will be closed on Christmas Day, Tuesday, Dec. 25, 2018 and will reopen at 9:30 AM on Wednesday, December 26th.
“A Lot of Bunkum” (ALOB) is the quarterly journal for the Old Buncombe County Genealogical Society. If you have an article, picture, advertisement or other suitable item to publish, please contact us at 828-253-1894. We accept the following to be published in the journal:
- ARTICLES – members and non-members are invited to submit genealogical material for publication. The Society reserves the right to accept or reject any material submitted and to edit as deemed necessary. The Society disclaims any responsibility for errors of fact or opinion made by contributors. We accept articles, pictures and other genealogical material suitable for publication. Use our Contact Page for information on technical standards for electronic files.
- ADVERTISING – 1/4 page $15.00; 1/2 page $$25.00; 1 page $45.00; 1/2 page inside rear cover $45.00; 1 page inside rear cover $65.00;. Yearly ads discounted 10%. Ad content requires approval.
- QUERIES – Free for members and $3.00 each (sent with query) for non-members.