Category Archives: News

Finding family histories

Edgar County Genealogy Library staff is currently compiling an online surname list of family histories in the library. A-E surnames are now available in a pdf that can be browsed or searched by using Find or Find in page (usually under Edit) in your browser.

A Stroll through Paris in postcards

Paris postcard program June 6Edgar County Genealogical Society invites you to a historical look at Paris through picture postcards at 7pm, June 6, in the Historical Museum Annex.

Postcards provide a rich pictorial history of towns. Paris postcards capture the downtown square, businesses, schools, parks, homes, and more in the years past.

Look what’s been added!

We have a new sign. It’s not easy to tell from Main Street when the library is open. Our hours are posted on the door, but it faces the driveway, not the street.

This sign will help identify the library and show that we are open for walk-in visits. We hope that it will encourage passersby to stop in.