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210 North Court Street
Circleville, Ohio 43113
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1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
9:00 a.m. - Noon

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Friday after Thanksgiving

Closed Christmas thru New Years and Closed December 24

phone: (740) 474-9144
fax: (740) 474-8762
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preserving the records of our ancestors while helping those seeking information about our history

Special Events Programs - posted on - Saturday, May 10, 2014

Click on the Special Events Tab above for the upcoming regular Monthly Programs

Future Topics

July 21 - "C&O and N&W Railroads in Southern Ohio"  by Karen Parker 7:00p.m. 210 N. Court at the Genealogy Library


New Books Available NOW - Thursday, February 06, 2014


Bible Records Volume 1

Many folks have donated old Bibles to the Historical Society.  We have scanned the family information contained in each one and placed the actual page scans in our new publication.  Volume I of our Bible Records series is now available.  It is completely indexed and spiral bound with laminated covers for long lasting protection.  Volume I is now on sale for $18.00 plus $1.30 tax and if shipped $2.50 p&h.


1836 Personal Property Tax - posted on - Thursday, September 05, 2013

Our listing of 1836 Personal Property Taxpayers gives names, township, number of horses, cattle, money at interest, merchant's capital, carriages and a taxable total. Search by name or browse through each township to find your ancestor. Find these records under the "From our Archives" tab above.

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Historical Videos of Local Interest - posted on - Thursday, March 21, 2013

The Ohio Channel has produced 2 videos with local historical interest in their Remarkable Ohio Series. One is on "Ted Lewis" and the other is on "The Squaring of Circleville"  


ANNOUNCING NEW LINEAGE PROGRAM - Thursday, February 28, 2013

If your ancestors were residents of Pickaway County prior to December 31, 1830 you may qualify to become a member of First Families of Pickaway County. Follow the read more link below for an application and all the rules. Join this prestigious group, receive recognition in the Pickaway Quarterly, and attend our annual banquet (first year's meal free).

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New Book posted on - Thursday, December 13, 2012

We have a new book - History of New Holland - Turning Back Hands of Father Time by Chris Sprouse - 272 pages, indexed


Research and Orders Requests - posted on - Friday, December 02, 2011

As of January 1 research will be completed by library volunteers on a first come, first served basis for $35 per surname this includes 10 copies. Requests must be made by regular mail to PCHS, 210 North Court Street, Circleville, OH 43113 and must include a letter of request with background information.

A check or money order for the research fee must accompany your request. All appropriate library collections will be researched and copies made of findings. Copies of large files will result in a request for copy costs at the rate of $.25 per copy.

Orders for books or CDs may be sent to the address above with the appropriate fees. Materials will be mailed within one week of receipt.

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