Welcome to the home page of the Pennsylvania Geographical Society


The Pennsylvania Geographical Society has over 200 members and institutions from 18 states who:

• Promote the use of geographical skills and information to support the application of geographical techniques in a broad spectrum of public and private employers;

• Encourage research in geography, applied geography and geographic education;

• Represent the discipline of geography to educational institutions and related professional organizations;

• Facilitate the exchange of ideas, methods, and materials among geographers in a college/university
setting, geographers in the public/private setting, and teachers of geography;

• Provide and partake in activities to foster geographical literacy; and

• Promote effective teaching of geography at all levels and in all settings.

Upcoming Events:

2022 Annual Meeting of the Pennsylvania Geographical Society

4 November 2022

The 2022 Annual Meeting of the Pennsylvania Geographical Society will be held at the Holiday Inn Johnstown-Downtown in Johnstown, Pennsylvania. The meeting is being sponsored The University of Pittsburgh-Johnstown.


A copy of the program is given below:

pgs annual meeting program 2022.pdf

The Pennsylvania Geographical Society exists to promote effective geographic teaching, research, and literacy.

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