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Additional Resources

Here are some additional resources that may be helpful to your genealogical research, with Knox County links listed first.

Knox County Resources

Knox County Public Library, Genealogy Division - all genealogical materials are in the McGrady-Brockman House
Knox County Public Library - across the street from the Genealogy Library
Lewis Historical Library at Vincennes University
Bicknell-Vigo Township Public Library - began in 1927 with books from Indiana University and donations
Books, Newspapers and Periodicals:
History of Old Vincennes and Knox County - Volume 1 from Google Books
History of Old Vincennes and Knox County - Volume 2 from Google Books
Newspaper articles in Knox County USGenWeb Archives
Vincennes Sun-Commercial - published daily
Boomer Magazine - published every other month
Historical Sites and Museums:
George Rogers Clark Memorial in Vincennes
Grouseland - Presidential site and home of William Henry Harrison
National Register of Historical Places - Wikipedia lists 20 current sites and 2 former sites in Knox County
Indiana Military Museum - in Vincennes
Red Skelton Museum of American Comedy - in Vincennes
Vincennes State Historic Sites - Indiana Territory Capitol and other historic sites
Forts of Vincennes - from Wikipedia
Pyramid Mound - archaeological site
Knox County Historical Markers - photos and details of each marker
Churches and other Religious Sites:
St. Francis Xavier Cathedral - oldest Catholic parish in Indiana
Bethel Church - Edwardsport church (Vigo Township) has baptism, confirmation, marriage and funeral records online
Family History Center - Vincennes branch of the Family History Library
ChurchFinder - Vincennes churches, or search for churches by a city name
Vincennes/Knox County Visitors and Tourism Bureau - a helpful guide to the area
Knox County Chamber of Commerce - see the Guide for an overview of the county today
Knox County Courthouse History - there have been 3 courthouses
Knox County Historian - included in list for each county in Indiana
Good Samaritan Hospital - history of the main hospital for Knox County
Vincennes University - history of Indiana's oldest public institution of higher learning from Wikipedia
Schools - from Wikipedia
Schools from Knox County USGenWeb Archives
Cyndi's List - Knox County links

Indiana Resources

Allen County Public Library - Genealogy Center with many online databases and other resources
Willard Library in Evansville
Indiana State Library in Indianapolis
Genealogical and Historical Societies:
Indiana Genealogical Society
Indiana Historical Society
Tri-State Genealogical Society - Indiana, Kentucky and Illinois
Books, Newspapers and Periodicals:
Pioneer History of Indiana - published in 1908
Hoosier State Chronicles - historic Indiana Newspapers
Indiana Newspapers - from Library of Congress
Indiana Magazine of History - from Indiana University
Indiana Newspapers - links to current online newspapers
Indiana Newspaper Archives - list of online archives from Wikipedia
Indiana State Archives - link to search the main catalog
Browning Genealogy - search 11 databases for a variety of information
Indiana Tax Lists - how to use tax lists, especially as substitutes for missing census records
Indiana German Heritage Society - has helpful links (no membership required)
Indiana Genealogy group on Facebook
Indiana Orphan Train Project - orphans from New York and Boston sent to Indiana beginning in 1853
Sons of Union Veterans of the Civil War - Indiana Department
Hoosier Homestead Database - Indiana farms in the same family for 100+ years
Sons of the American Revolution (SAR) - Indiana Society
Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR) - Indiana Society
Indiana Pioneers - society for ancestors in Indiana before 1841
Indiana Memory - digitized resources from Indiana libraries, museums, archives and other cultural institutions
Coal Mines - interactive map displays information on Knox County coal mines today
Indiana Mines - a history of coal mines in Indiana
Indiana Landmarks - saving Indiana historic places
Indiana Zip Codes - alphabetical list by city
Cyndi's List - wide variety of Indiana links

More Resources

Historical Sites and Museums:
National WWI Museum and Memorial - in Kansas City, MO
National Archives - link to main research page
FamilySearch Catalog - search for online items or items to borrow to view at a local Family History Center
Genealogy Buff - search their archives
Tips for Developing Research Skills - good tips from
Family History Research Guide - more tips from Arkansas Research
Census Records Overview - from the National Archives
Newspapers - US and Worldwide online newspapers
DeadFred - genealogy photo archive
Old Medical Terms - old names for illnesses and causes of death
World GenWeb - similar to The USGenWeb Project (but not affiliated with)
Genetic Genealogy - a multi-lesson primer on DNA, with additional resource links for each lesson
Genetic Genealogy - another multi-part primer about DNA
Genetic Genealogy blog - in existence since 2007, this is one of the first blogs on the topic, with extensive archives
Association of Professional Genealogists - search for professional genealogical assistance

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