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Facilities for Genealogical Research in Pennsylvania

ADAMS COUNTY
Adams County Historical Society, Box 4325, Gettysburg, PA 17325 (717)334-0505/ Select # 1067
Gettysburg National Military Park, PO Box 1080, Gettysburg, PA 17325, 717-334-1124

ALLEGHENY COUNTY
Western Pennsylvania Genealogical Society, 4400 Forbes Ave., Pittsburgh, PA 15213-4080 (412) 622-3114
Historical Society of Western Pennsylvania, Senator John Heinz Pittsburgh Regional History Center, 1212 Smallman St. Pittsburgh, PA (412) 454-6000
Jewish Genealogical Society of Pitsburgh, c\o Julian Falk 2131 Fifth Ave. , Pittsburgh PA 15219 (412) 471-0772
North Hills Genealogists c/o Northland Public Library, 300 Cumberland Road, Pittsburgh, PA 15237-5410 (412) 366-8100 Afro American Historical and Genealogical Society, Pittsburgh Chapter, P.O. Box 5707, Pittsburgh, PA 15208, aahgspgh08@aol.com
Elizabeth Township Historical Society, 5811 Smithfield St., Boston, PA 15135 (412) 754-2030
Tarentum Genealogical Society, P.O. Box 66, Tarentum, PA 15084.
Allegheny Foothills Historical Society Pierson Run Rd. Export, PA 15632 (412) 325-4933
Croatian Fraternal Union of America, 100 Delaney St., Pittsburgh, PA 15235, (412) 351-3909
Carpatho-Rusyn Society, 125 Westland Drive, Pittsburgh, PA 15217
Serb National Federation, One Fifth Avenue 7th Floor, Pittsburgh, PA 15222 (412) 642-7372
Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh, 4400 Forbes Ave., Pittsburgh, PA 15213-4007 (412) 422-9650

ARMSTRONG COUNTY
Armstrong County Historical Society, , Box 735, 300 North McKean Street, Kittanning, PA 16201-1345 (724) 548-5707

BEAVER COUNTY
Beaver County Genealogical Society, P.O. Box 640, Beaver Falls, PA 15010, (724)-847-9253
The Research Center for Beaver County, 1301 7th Ave., Beaver Falls, PA 15010 (724)-847-9253

BEDFORD COUNTY
Bedford County Historical Society, 242 E. John St., Bedford, PA 15522-1453 (814) 623-2011

BERKS COUNTY
Historical Society of Berks County, 940 Centre Ave., Reading, PA 19601 (610) 375-4375
Berks County Genealogical Society, 3618 Kutztown Road, Laureldale PA 19605-1842
Pennsylvania German Cultural Heritage Center Library, 22 Luckenbill Road, Kutztown, PA 19530 (484) 646-4165

BLAIR COUNTY
Blair County Genealogical Society, 431 Scotch Valley Road, Hollidaysburg, PA 16648 (814) 696-3492
Blair County Historical Society, 3419 Oak Lane, Altoona, PA 16602 (814) 942-3916
Altoona Public Library, 1600 5th Ave. , Altoona, PA 16602-3621, (814) 946-0417

BRADFORD COUNTY
Bradford County Historical Society, 21 Main Street, Towanda, PA 18848 (570) 265-2240

BUCKS COUNTY
Bucks County Historical Society, 84 Pine Street, Doylestown, PA 18901 (215) 345-0210
Bucks County Genealogical Society, PO Box 862, Washington Crossing, PA 18977 (215) 345-1394
Bucks County Free Library, 150 S. Pine St., Doylestown, PA 18901-4931 (215) 348-9081

BUTLER COUNTY
Butler County Historical Society, PO Box 414, Butler, PA 16003-0414 (724) 283-8116
Butler County Public Library, 218 N. McKean St. Butler, PA 16001 (412) 287-1715
Zelienople Historical Society, 243 S. Main St., Zelienople, PA 16063 (412) 452-9457

CAMBRIA COUNTY
Cambria County Historical Society, 615 North Center Street, Ebensburg, PA 15931-1122 (814) 472-6674
Windber-Johnstown Area Genealogical Society, PO Box 5048 Johnstown, PA 15904

CAMERON COUNTY
Cameron County Historical Society, 139 E. 4th St. Emporium, PA 15834 (814) 486-3717
Cameron County Genealogical Society, 102 W. 4th St. Emporium, PA 15834 (814) 486-2162

CARBON COUNTY
Mauch Chunk Historical Society of Carbon County, P.O. Box 273, Jim Thorpe, PA 18229 (570) 325-4439

CENTRE COUNTY
Centre County Historical Society, 1001 East College Avenue, State College, PA 16801 (814) 234-4779
Centre County Genealogical Society, Box 1135, State College, PA 16804-1135
Centre County Library & Historical Museum: Pennsylvania Room, 203 North Allegheny St., Bellefonte, PA 16823 (814) 355-1516 (ext. 214)

CHESTER COUNTY
Chester County Historical Society, 225 North High Street, West Chester, PA 19380 (610) 692-4800
Chester County Archives & Records Service, Suite 080 601 Westown Road, West Chester, PA 19382-4527 (610) 344-6760

CLARION COUNTY
Clarion County Historical Society, 18 Grant St., Clarion, PA 16214 (814) 226-4450

CLEARFIELD COUNTY
Clearfield County Historical Society, 104 East Pine Street, Clearfield, PA 16830-2517 (814) 765-6125
Dubois Area Historical Society, 30 West Long Ave./ PO Box 401, DuBois, PA 15801-0401 (814) 371-9006
Clearfield County Library, 458 State St. Curwensville, PA 16833, 814) 236-0589

CLINTON COUNTY
Clinton County Historical Society, 362 East Water Street, Lock Haven, PA 17745 (570) 748-7254

COLUMBIA COUNTY
Columbia County Historical Society, PO Box 360, Bloomsburg, PA 17815-0360 (Located at the Bloomsburg Public Library) (570) 784-1600

CRAWFORD COUNTY
Crawford County Historical/Genealogical Society, 848 North Main Street, Meadville, PA 16335-2673 (814) 724-6080

CUMBERLAND COUNTY
Cumberland County Historical Society & Hamilton Library, 21 North Pitt Street (P.O. Box 626), Carlisle, PA 17013-0626 (717) 249-7610

DAUPHIN COUNTY
Historical Society of Dauphin County, 219 South Front Street, Harrisburg, PA 17104 (717) 233-3462
Capitol Area Genealogical Society, Box 4502, Harrisburg, PA 17111-4502 (717) 545-2622
Slovenian Genealogy Society, 52 Old Farm Road, Harrisburg, PA 17011, (717) 731-8804
Hummelstown Area Historical Society, PO Box 252, Hummelstown, PA 17036 (717) 566-6314
Derry Township Historical Society, PO Box 316, Hershey, PA 17033 (717) 520-0748

DELAWARE COUNTY
Delaware County Historical Society, Rm 208, Malin Road Campus, Delaware Community College, 85 North Malin Rd, Broomall, PA 19008-1928 (610) 359-1148

ELK COUNTY
Elk County Historical Society, P.O. Box 361, Ridgway, PA 15853 (814) 776-1032
Elk County Genealogical Society, PO Box 142, Johnsonburg, PA 15845

ERIE COUNTY
Erie County Historical Society, 419 State Street, Erie, PA 16501-1106 (814) 454-1813

FAYETTE COUNTY
Fayette County Historical Society, P.O. Box 193, Uniontown, PA 15401 (724) 439-4422
Fayette County Genealogical Society, 24 Jefferson Street, Uniontown, PA 15401

FOREST COUNTY
Forest County Historical Society, c/o Court House, Tionesta, PA 16353

FRANKLIN COUNTY
Kittochtinny Historical Society, 175 East King Street, Chambersburg, PA 17201
Shippensburg Historical Society 52 W. King St. Shippensburg, PA 17257

FULTON COUNTY
Fulton County Historical Society, P.O. Box 115, McConnellsburg, PA 17233-0115 (717) 485-3134

GREENE COUNTY
Greene County Historical Society, P.O. Box 127, Waynesburg, PA 15370 (724) 627-3204
Cornerstone Genealogical Society, P.O. Box 547, Waynesburg, PA 15370 (724) 627-5653

HUNTINGDON COUNTY
Huntingdon County Historical Society, 100 4th Street (P.O. Box 305), Huntingdon, PA 16652-1418 (814) 643-5449

INDIANA COUNTY
Historical and Genealogical Society of Indiana County, 200 S. 6th Street and Wayne Avenue, Indiana, PA 15701 (724) 463-9600

JEFFERSON COUNTY
Jefferson County Historical and Genealogical Society, P.O. Box 51, Brookville, PA 15825 (814) 849-0077

JUNIATA COUNTY
Juniata County Historical Society, 498 B Jefferson St., Mifflintown, PA 17059-0068 (717) 436-5152
Juniata Mennonite Historical Center c/o Mr. Noah Zimmerman HCR 63 Richfield, PA 17086 (717) 694-3211

LACKAWANNA COUNTY
Lackawanna Historical Society, 232 Monroe Avenue, Scranton, PA 18510 (570) 344-3841
Carbondale Historical Society, 1 N. Main St. Carbondale, PA 18407-2356 (570) 282-0385
Genealogical Research Society of Northeastern Pennsylvania, PO Box 1, Olyphant, PA 18447, (570) 383-7661
Northeast Pennsylvania Genealogical Society, Inc., PO Box 1776, Shavertown, PA 18708-0776

LANCASTER COUNTY
Lancaster County Historical Society, 230 North President Avenue, Lancaster, PA 17603 (717) 392-4633
Lancaster County Records & Archives Services, 50 North Duke Street, Lancaster, PA 17602 (717) 299-8318
Lancaster Mennonite Historical Society, 2215 Millstream Road, Lancaster, PA 17602-1499 (717) 393-9745
Historical Society of Evangelical & Reformed Church Archives W. James St. & College Ave. Lancaster, PA 17604 (717) 393-0654

LAWRENCE COUNTY
Lawrence County Historical Society, 408 North Jefferson Street (P.O. Box 1745), New Castle, PA 16103-2239 (724) 658-4022

LEBANON COUNTY
Lebanon County Historical Society, 924 Cumberland Street, Lebanon, PA 17042-5139 (717) 272-1473

LEHIGH COUNTY
Lehigh County Historical Society, 501 Hamilton St., Allentown, PA 18105 (610) 435-4664

LUZERNE COUNTY
Luzerne County Historical Society, 49 South Franklin Street, Wilkes-Barre, PA 18701-1290 (570) 823-6244

LYCOMING COUNTY
Lycoming County Historical Society, 858 West 4th Street, Williamsport, PA 17701-5824 (570) 326-3326
Lycoming County Genealogical Society, PO Box 3625, Williamsport, PA 17701-5824 (570) 326-3326

McKEAN COUNTY
McKean County Historical Society, Courthouse, Smethport, PA 16749 (814) 887-5142
McKean County Genealogical Society, PO Box 207 A, Derrick City, PA 16727

MERCER COUNTY
Mercer County Historical Society, 119 South Pitt Street, Mercer, PA 16137-1211 (724) 662-3490
Mercer County Genealogical Society, P.O. Box 812, Sharon, PA 16146 (724) 346-5117

MIFFLIN COUNTY
Mifflin County Historical Society, 1 W. Market St. #1, Lewistown, PA 17044-2128 (717) 242-1022

MONROE COUNTY
Monroe County Historical Association, 900 Main St., Stroudsburg, PA 18360-1604 (717) 421-7703

MONTGOMERY COUNTY
Historical Society of Montgomery County, 1654 DeKalb Street, Norristown, PA 19401 (601) 272-0297
Montgomery County Archives, 1880 Markley St., Norristown, PA 19401 (610) 278-3441
Old York Road Genealogical Society 1030 Old York Road Abington, PA 19001 (215) 887-7683
Mennonite Historians of Eastern PA 565 Yoder Rd, Box 82, Harleysville, PA 19438 (215) 256-3020
Schwenkfelder Library & Heritage Center, 105 Seminary St., Pennsburg, PA 18073 (215) 679-3103
Scottish Historic & Research Society of the Delaware Valley, 102 St. Paul's Road, Ardmore, PA 19003 (610) 649-4144

MONTOUR COUNTY
Montour County Historical Society, 1 Bloom Street (P.O. Box 8), Danville, PA 17821

NORTHAMPTON COUNTY
Northampton County Historical and Genealogical Society, 101 South Fourth Street, Easton, PA 18042 (610) 253-1222
South Bethlehem Historical Society, 479 Brighton St., Bethlehem, PA 18015-1217 (610) 758-8790
Archives of the Moravian Church, 41 W. Locust, Bethlehem, PA 18018 (610) 866-3255
Moravian Historical Society 214 E. Center St. Nazareth, PA 18064-2209 (610) 759-5070

NORTHUMBERLAND CO.
Northumberland County Historical Society, 1150 North Front Street, Sunbury, PA 17801-1126 (570) 286-4083

PERRY COUNTY
Perry Historians, P.O. Box 73, Newport, PA 17074 (717) 582-4896

PHILADELPHIA
African American Genealogy Group (AAGG) PO Box 1798, Philadelphia, PA 19106 (215) 574-6063
The Historical Society of Pennsylvania, 1300 Locust Street, Philadelphia, PA 19107 (215) 732-6200
The Genealogical Society of Pennsylvania, 1300 Locust Street, 2nd Floor, Philadelphia, PA 19107-5699 (215) 545-0391

PIKE COUNTY
Pike County Historical Society, 608 Broad Street (P.O. Box 915), Milford, PA 18337-1704 (570) 296-8126

POTTER COUNTY
Potter County Historical Society, 308 North Main Street, Coudersport, PA 16915 (814) 274-8124
Twin Tier Genealogical Society, PO Box 763 Elmira, NY 14902 (607) 734-1878

SCHUYLKILL COUNTY
Historical Society of Schuylkill County, 14 N 3rd Street, Pottsville, PA 17901-2905 (570) 622-7540

SNYDER COUNTY
Snyder County Historical Society, 30 E. Market Street (P.O. Box 276), Middleburg, PA 17842 (570) 837-6191

SOMERSET COUNTY
Historical and Genealogical Society of Somerset County, 10649 Somerset Pike, Somerset, PA 15501 (814) 445-6077

SULLIVAN COUNTY
Sullivan County Historical Society, Courthouse Square, LaPlume, PA 18626 (717) 946-5020

SUSQUEHANNA COUNTY
Susquehanna County Historical Society, 2 Monument Square, Montrose, PA 18801 (570) 278-1881

TIOGA COUNTY
Tioga County Historical Society, 120 Main Street (P.O. Box 724), Wellsboro, PA 16901-1411 (570) 724-6116

UNION COUNTY
Union County Historical Society, Courthouse, S. 2nd & St. Louis St., Lewisburg, PA 17837 (570) 524-8666

VENANGO COUNTY
Venango County Historical Society, 301 South Park Street (P.O. Box 101), Franklin, PA 16323-1238 (814) 437-2275
Venango County Genealogical Society, P.O. Box 811, Oil City, PA 16301-0811 (814) 678-3077

WARREN COUNTY
Warren County Historical Society, 210 Fourth Avenue (P.O. Box 427), Warren, PA 16365 (814) 723-1795

WASHINGTON COUNTY
Washington County Historical Society, 49 East Maiden Street, Washington, PA 15301-4941 (724) 225-6740
Southwestern Pennsylvania Genealogical Society, P.O. Box 894, Washington, PA 15301 (412) 681-5533

WAYNE COUNTY
Wayne County Historical Society, 810 Main Street (P.O. Box 446), Honesdale, PA 18431-1847 (570) 253-3240

WESTMORELAND COUNTY
Westmoreland County Historical Society, 951 Old Salem Road, Greensburg, PA 1560-1552 (724) 836-1800

WYOMING COUNTY
Wyoming County Historical Society, P.O. Box 309, Tunkhannock, PA 18657 (570) 836-5303

YORK COUNTY
York County Heritage Trust (The Historical Society of York County), 250 E. Market Street, York, PA 17403 (717) 848-1587
York County Archives, 150 Pleasant Acres Road, York, PA 17402 (717) 840-7222
South Central Pennsylvania Genealogical Society, P.O. Box 1824, York, PA 17405 (717) 843-6169

OTHER
Balch Institute for Ethnic Studies, 18 S. 7th Street, Philadelphia, PA 19106 (215) 925-8090
Civil War Library and Museum, 1805 Pine Street, Philadelphia, PA 19103 (215) 735-8196
Friends Historical Library of Swarthmore College, 500 College Avenue, Swarthmore, PA 19081 (610) 328-8477
Genealogy/Local History Section, State Library of Pennsylvania, P.O. Box 1601, Harrisburg, PA 17105 (717) 787-4440
Pennsylvania German Society, P.O. Box 244 Kutztown, PA 19530-0244 (610) 894-9551
U.S. Army Military History Institute, Carlisle Barracks, PA 17013-5008 (717) 245-3611
Grand Army of the Republic Museum & Library 4278 Griscom St. Philadelphia, PA 19107 (215) 735-8774

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