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382 High Street, P.O. Box 716
Dayton, VA 22821
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Research by Appointment


Missing a limb on your family tree? Just curious?

As of March 2019, the Genealogy & Research Library is now affiliated with FamilySearch, the world’s largest collection of digitized genealogical records. To celebrate, fees to use the library have been waived! Come in and see what buds in the FamilySearch database sprout on your family tree.

More visit value added! Access to Ancestry Library Edition and Fold3 is also available to researchers. Who you will find?

And now back to our regularly scheduled informative words . . .

For decades, faithful Historical Society volunteers have been collecting books, documents, and other records. The Genealogy Library is now an extensive resource for answers, not only about genealogy but also the history of Harrisonburg and Rockingham County.

Researchers are assisted in the library by experienced and enthusiastic volunteers.  Research requests may be ordered when visiting the Library is inconvenient.

The Genealogy Library is . . .

  • Surname books
  • Obituary files
  • Surname files
  • Church records
  • Burned records
  • Marriage records
  • Birth and death records

Hire a Researcher! Research requests help support and maintain the Genealogy Library. Our volunteers love to help and new information gathered will expand the research files for future inquiries. Go ahead, pay it forward.Ready to request? Click here to access the order forms.

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