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 Oct. thru Dec.& from March thru June.  Meetings will be held  at the North High Business Center, 1487 North High St., Rt. 62.  Enter thru the doors on the right front of the building to get to the community 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 Fall 2018 SOGS Programs

August 23, 2018 – Ghost Walk.  6:00 p.m.  Hillsboro Cemetery.  SOGS and The Highland County Historical Society will meet at the chapel and then take a ghost walk through the cemetery learning about the life stories of six residents.  Wear comfortable walking shoes.

No September SOGS meeting.

October 11, 2018 –  Early Military Records – Revolutionary War to Pre WWI. Presented by:  James Phillabaum.  See location and time above.

.November 8, 2018 – Institutional Records from Ohio’s Prisons, Asylums, and Children’s Homes,  Presented by:  Liz Plummer, Ohio History Connection.

December 13, 2018 – Christmas Get-to-Gather.  6:00 p.m., Highland House,           151 E. Main St., Hillsboro.  Reservations required.  Details and reservation form in the Winter “Roots & Shoots” newsletter.



















June 9, 2016, Thursday:  First and Second Family Awards Banquet and Annual Meeting.  This will be held at the Highland House, Highland County Historical Society, 151 E. Main St., Hillsboro, OH.  Details in May “Roots & Shoots”.  There is a reservation form on page 11.  Fill out and send your reservation along with check for $18.00 per person no later than June 1, 2016, to SOGS, P.O. Box 414, Hillsboro, OH 45133.