Meeting & Events

  • Date: 2nd Wednesday of the month.
  • Time: 7 pm.
  • Beginning Genealogy Class: 6:15 pm – 1/2 hour class prior to the meeting. Check the Education page for details.
  • Location: Benton County PUD Auditorium, 2721 W 10th Ave, Kennewick (corner of US-395 (Ely St) and 10th Ave).
Date / Location Topic Presenter / Handouts
Jan 11
Benton County PUD
cancelled due to weather
Hanford & Hanford Artifacts Photographs Robert Franklin Hanford History Project, Oral History Project
Feb 15
3rd Wednesday
Benton County PUD
Display of war artifacts and an overview of WW1 Glen Allison
World War 1 Re-enactor

Mar 8
Benton County PUD
Funeral Home Records and Funeral Customs Amy Mueller Coffman
Apr 12
Benton County PUD
History of Uniforms, Weapons & Flags Stan Wills
Sons of the American Revolution Re-enactor
May 24
4th Wednesday
Benton County PUD
Coroner Records John Hansens
Benton County Coroner
Jun 14
Benton County PUD
Hanford History, Artifacts & Photographs Robert Franklin, Director of Oral History Project, Archivist
no meeting
Aug 9
TCGS August potluck picnic
meet & talk to other TCGS members John Covey's home, 2163 Clearview Ave, Richland
Sep 13
Benton County PUD
Research Probate Records John Covey

Sat Oct 14 Seminar Understand Your DNA
Diahan Southard
Register by Sep 30 for lunch & syllabus to be included
Nov 8
Benton County PUD
TCGS Annual Meeting
Dec 13
Benton County PUD
Family History, Antiques, Heirlooms, Hobbies/ Collections TCGS Members

Previous Programs

List of TriCity Genealogical Society Programs from 1961 through 2016 Past Programs by Year.

Check out our previous Monthly Updates (single page of the society’s news for this and future months).


If you have suggestions for a speaker or a program please contact our Vice President, Art Kelly who arranges for our programs.