Researching Local History
Are you ready to take the plunge into researching local history? You've come to the right place.
Local history research is different from researching other topics because much of the information you'll need isn't widely published in the traditional sources you're accustomed to using.
For your research, you'll want to use:
- Local History Sources in the Library
- Genealogical & Historical Societies
- Online Archives
Be Prepared to Visit Libraries & Historical Societies:
To gain access to many of these useful resources, you will need to actually go to local libraries and historical societies, because most of this old, local information is not available online.
How to Navigate this Guide:
Follow the navigation menu on the left (or on top depending on the size of your device) to explore all of these different collections to help you discover the history of our local area.