Perry County Genealogical Research Library & Archive

HELPING YOU DISCOVER YOUR PERRY COUNTY ROOTS

Contact us at 108 S. Progress Drive in Perryville, Monday-Thursday 8:30 am – 5:00 pm. Closed Fridays. (573)768-2470

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The Society’s office, genealogical research library and County Archive are open Monday-Thursday 8:30 am – 5:00 pm. Our Perry County Museum, located in the City Park, is open Tuesdays and Thursdays 1-3 p.m. and Saturday 9:00 a.m. – Noon (closed December-February). The Faherty House, our house museum, is open by appointment. Thanks for visiting!

Archives

This center opened in March 2015 and has a vast amount of information about Perry County and its citizens.  It is located in the Perryville Higher Education Center at 108 S. Progress Drive, 2nd Floor, Perryville, MO 63775.  (573)768-2470 – Handicap Accessible


 

 


Perry County Genealogical Research Library & Archive information:

  • Perry County Archive
    Our Archives include the repository of Perry County records and documents previously housed in the attic, vault, and basement of the courthouse.  We also have Perry County newspapers on microfilm from 1862 to present.
  • Perry County Historical Society Genealogical Research Library
    The library contains over 1500 publications, including federal census records, marriage records, birth and death records, church records, cemetery tombstone listings, local newspaper clippings, and numerous family surname contributions.
  • Perry County Historical Society Office
    A working business office for the Society with regular hours to handle inquiries and assist researchers, both locally and long distance.
  • Doheny Room
    Artifacts are on display from the Perry County Museum.

Researchers are invited to use the center to trace their family heritage and explore Perry County’s vibrant history and rich culture.

 

Perry County Historical Society Information

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