LOCAL AND FAMILY HISTORY | 555 WASHINGTON STREET | PADUCAH, KY
270.442.2510 ext 124 | 866.829.7532 ext 124 | email@example.com
The Local and Family History room is located on the first floor of our library. The collection focuses on Kentucky, the Jackson Purchase region, surrounding counties, and states which relate to Kentucky migration, including Virginia, Tennessee, North Carolina, South Carolina, Pennsylvania, Maryland, and Southern Illinois.
More than 4,000 books are included in our collection; titles are added continually. You may search for books through our online card catalog.
Other research materials include online database subscriptions, microfilm, microfiche, CDs, periodicals, journals, subject and family files, photographs, and archives. The McCracken County Genealogical-Historical Society collection is housed in our room at the library.
Explore biographies famous African-American people and landmarks in Paducah's history, as well as the history of the 8th of August Emancipation Celebration. Learn more here.
The Mary Wheeler Collection, Paducah postcards, Oral histories, Images from Paducah's past, and more...
Click here to access The Digital Collection.
Read curious stories from the interesting history of Paducah and the Jackson Purchase.