Genealogical Society of Old Tryon County
Located at 319 Doggett Road, Forest City. Click here for driving directions and a map from the County Library to the Genealogical Society.
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Please note that Ancestry Library is only available on library computers.
"HeritageQuest Online combines digital, searchable images of U.S. federal census records with the digitized version of the popular UMI Genealogy & Local History collection and other valuable content."
If you would like to access HeritageQuest from home, please contact the library (828-287-6115) and ask for the NCLIVE password.
African American Heritage
A unique research service specifically designed for the African American community.
If you would like to access African American Heritage from home, please contact the library (828-287-6115) and ask for the username and password.
Ellis Island Foundation
Free search of Ellis Island/Port of New York records.