Founded in 2003 as a non-profit organization, the Aroostook County Genealogical Society is a dynamic and growing membership of individuals from all over “The County” that share a common love for the field of genealogy. Whether you’re a beginner, a professional, or somewhere in between, ACGS can assist you in your research into the past.

The rich melting pot of ethnic diversity that is Aroostook County and Maine includes countless personal histories just waiting to be rediscovered. ACGS has something for everyone

We warmly invite you to join us at 6:30 P.M., on the fourth Monday of each month. The meeting is at the Caribou Public Library, 30 High Street, Caribou, ME, in the Archival Room. There are no meetings in July and December.

Your membership in ACGS will help you gain more enjoyment from your hobby or professional pursuits in genealogy. we can also help you clear the brick walls that are inevitable when searching for ancestors. Click here to sign up!

Current Officers


President Ann Cushman
Vice President Dennis Prue
Secretary Brenda Bourgoine
Treasurer, Membership Secretary, Newsletter Editor
Edwin “Jay” Bullard
Webmaster Heather Feuerhelm
Archivist/Historian Brenda Bourgoine
Members-At-Large Donald “Spike” Savage
  Linda Zapatka
  Allen Voisine


Our Mission

The Aroostook County Genealogical Society, a non-profit organization founded in 2003, is a society for everyone from the beginner to the most advanced family historian. The ACGS serves its members by:

  • Providing genealogical skills development through education information, publications, research assistance, and networking opportunities;
  • Promoting the highest standards of ethical research principles and scholarly practices;
  • Establishing important links with other groups worldwide;
  • Providing depth and breadth of knowledge and opportunities for our members;
  • Creating programs to increase public awareness of opportunities to discover family history;
  • Promoting interest in the fascinating field of genealogy and family history.