Polish Genealogical Society of Michigan
Preserving Our Past For the Future

Zapraszamy! We welcome you.

We invite you to explore our new website.  It contains useful data to assist with your Polish research and information about the Polish Genealogical Society of Michigan. Visit often to check for updated content. 


Visit the PGSM Calendar to see who the speakers are for  PGSM Annual Seminar which is held in October.

Visit "links & societies" on the left rail, from the drop down menu click Blogs, look for Stanczyk-Internet Muse, the blogger provided information for viewing scanned documents at the the Metryki.GenBaza.pl site.

Two new conference/seminar events have been added, click the PGSM Calendar item on the left rail than click the In/Out State Events items for further information.


Interested in attending the United Polish Genealogical Society Conference, "Genealogy & Technology" in Salt Lake City, Utah from May 2nd through May 5th? 
To register for the conference see the UPGS logo on the right, click the logo.
For Conference agenda and list of speakers go to PGSM Calendar, In/Out State events and look for "download conference details."

Local Resources       
Metro-Detroit has many Family History Centers. Four of them are: Bloomfield Hills, Riverview, Roseville, and Westland. 
Other organizations that are authorized to receive microfilms are: Monroe County Library, Orchard Lake Polish Mission, Lyon Twp. Library, Howell, and Ann Arbor. See more
A few of our best local resources are the Burton Historical Collection at the main Detroit Library, Michigan Library and Archives with its J. W. Gorski Collection, Wyandotte Bacon Library, and the Bentley Historical Library in Ann Arbor.
 The Polish Mission at Orchard Lake and a great collection of Polish material at the Grand Rapids Library.
The Polish Genealogical Society of Michigan (PGSM) has a friendly, knowledgeable group of people who are willing to share information, tips on research, and offer support to others. Some members volunteer at the Roseville and Westland Family History Centers.  Please contact us for assistance.
newly-created Hamtramck Historical Museum on Joseph Campau Ave


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An Afternoon with Dick Eastman
The Genealogical Society of Washtenaw County is hosting the renowned speaker Dick Eastman.

UPGS Conference


Save the Date
Friday, July 18th through Saturday, July 19, 2014. The Abrams Foundation Family History Seminar will be presented at the Archives of Michigan, Lansing. The featured speaker will be Michael Leclerc, Chief Genealogist at Mocavo.com. Additional information will be forthcoming.

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