We are glad you are here. NWIGS preserves and shares the history and genealogy of Lake County and Porter Counties in Indiana.
Our volunteers have created some great resources to help you with your research and learn about genealogy and family history.
The Northwest Indiana Genealogical Society is celebrating 53 years in 2023.
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Northwest Indiana Genealogical Society
NWIGS was officially organized
on April 25, 1970.
We are a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization.
At our monthly meetings, we invite excellent expert speakers who present on important
We need your help!
We are always looking for new board and committee members plus record indexers.
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Membership gives you access to our TWIGS newsletter, exclusive indexes, books, records and our keyword searchable database.
Purpose: The NORTHWEST INDIANA GENEALOGICAL SOCIETY is a non-profit organization whose objectives are to collect, preserve and disseminate knowledge and information with reference to genealogy, history, biography and heraldry; to promote and sustain interest in the study of these fields; to pool interest and aid individual members of the Society; and to issue publications relating to genealogy.
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