Regular meetings of The Society are open to the public and are held at 7:00 PM on the 2nd Thursday of the month from Sept. thru Dec. & from March thru June.  Meetings will be held  at the North High Center, 1487 North High St., Rt. 62.  Enter thru the center glass doors to meeting room. For further information about our organization, to become a member or to inquire on how to become a volunteer; please contact The Southern Ohio Genealogical Society, P. O. Box 414, Hillsboro, Ohio  45133 or                                 E-mail:

The 2015 SOGS Programs

October 8, 2015 - The Gist Settlement – What we have learned about how it was established and who settled on it.  Retired Teacher, Paul LaRue, used the site as a field study experience for his students to learn history.  This will be a PowerPoint presentation showing the students doing field archaeology at the Gist site.  The meeting will be held at the North High Center, 1487 N. High St, Rt. 62, Hillsboro, OH.

November 12, 2015 – Civil War Ancestors -  Members will share stories about their Civil War Ancestors.

December 10, 2015 – Christmas Dinner- This will be held at the Highland County Historical Society Museum, 151 E. Main Street, Hillsboro, 6:30 PM.  We will be combining history and genealogy into an evening event.  Send your reservation to:  SOGS, P.O. Box 414, Hillsboro, OH 45133,  $12.50/person, by 12/3/2015.