About the Family History Center

A meeting place and discover space…history, genealogy, oral history, cultural heritage, and traditions. Enjoy conversation and community.


Visit the Polly Merchant Family History Center and learn how to find ancestors, research and preserve family history and traditions, record oral histories, capture moments in time, and share historic photos. Explore ways to pass on cultural heritage through crafts and recipes. Learn more about your community and this region through books and programs on local and regional history. Make new friends and share information.

“A people without the knowledge of their past history, origin and culture is like a tree without roots.”
– Marcus Garvey