Genealogical Forum of Oregon 2023 Fall Seminar

Announcing GFO’s Fall Seminar, A Day of Tools & Tech

This online seminar is hosted by Genealogical Forum of Oregon and offers a full day of techniques and tips to get the most out researching on the computer. From using common apps in creative ways to squeezing the most out of Google, you are sure to learn something new! The main speaker is the charismatic and always entertaining Thomas MacEntee.

Session 1 – You Use WHAT for Your Genealogy?

Session 2 – Google Tools for Genealogists

Session 3 – Genealogy Tech with Thomas

Session 4 – Tech Troubleshooting – What Would You Do?

Closing and Door Prizes

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GFO Open House Celebrating 77th Anniversary

GFO To Hold Open House Celebrating 77th Anniversary

The Genealogical Forum of Oregon is pleased to announce that its 2023 Open House will take place March 11-19.

This year’s annual event celebrates GFO’s 77th anniversary, and features 27 speakers and 29 classes for researchers at all levels. All classes will be offered online.

In addition, the research library in the historic Ford Building in Portland’s east side, 2505 SE 11th Avenue, will be open Sunday through Friday. We invite anyone to use the library’s resources for research during this event. We will also offer tours and beginning research help each afternoon.

All classes and research library activities are free and open to the public for this nine-day event.

For more details and registration, visit our website at