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Local History Researching Tip of the Week….

June 19, 2014

When searching for the history of your home refer to Betsy J. Green’s book, Discovering The History Of Your House And Your Neighborhood. According to Green, “The three most important sources of written information about your house are: 1. Deeds 2. Old phone books and city directories 3. Obituaries of former owners.” We have this book in the library available for circulating 🙂

Green, Betsy J. Discovering The History Of Your House And Your Neighborhood. Santa Monica, CA : Santa Monica Press LLC, 2002.

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