ARCHIVES AND LIBRARIES
Twiggs County and Region
County Public Library
PO Box 305
Washington Memorial Libary
1180 Washington Ave. Macon, GA 31201
Genealogical and Historical Room has one of the largest collections in the southeast. Contains 21,000 books, 15,000 microfilms, 259 maps and 60 subscriptions. The library serves over 13,000 researchers annually.
Hours: Monday 9-9 / Tuesday - Saturday 9-6 / closed Sunday
Directions from Atlanta: Take I-75 South to Exit 52 (Hardeman-Forsyth Ave) and proceed to the second
traffic light (Forsyth Ave). Turn left onto Forsyth Ave and go through two traffic lights (stay in left lane). At
third traffic light (College St) turn left. Go to next traffic light and turn right onto Washington Ave. Library is
just ahead on the right.Courtesy of Bibb County page
Newspaper-Macon Telegraph indexed on computer from 1899. However, the
newspaper is also indexed in the genealogy room in books for dates prior to
Mercer University Library Special Collections. Macon, GA.
Mercer University-1400 Coleman Ave., Macon, GA. 31207. The library phone is
Georgia Baptist History Depository contains records of individual churches, papers and publications. The Christian Index-published indices to marriages (1828-1855) and obituaries (1822-1879, 1880-1890) and some unpublished marriages, ordinations, retirements, and obituaries. Microfilm.
1300 Edgewood Ave, Macon 31207-0001 (912)752-2079.
Special Collection hours are Mon-Fri 9am-12; 1pm-5pm.
- GEORGIA ARCHIVES
Clicking on "State Archives"> will give you complete directions and hours of operation.
Under "Programs and Services" choose "Reference" This covers General Genealogy Information,
Military , Ethnic Genealogy (excellent guidelines/suggestions)
PALS - on line catalogs Submit "keyword" searches for many libraries in Georgia!
Take TIME to explore their links.
Georgia Department of Archives and History, Office of Secretary of State, 330 Capitol Avenue,
Southeast, Atlanta, Georgia 30334 (404)656-2393
- Mail-in form for searches. Research fee charged.
- Georgia USGenWeb Archives
- Atlanta History Center/Library Archives Information on their collections. Library Catalog available through PALS.
LDS Family History Centers
- LDS Family History Centers Master Index
MACON 1624 Williamson Rd. 912-788-5885
- National Archives (Southeast Region) East Point,GA
Friends of the National Archives, Southeast (FNAS) publishes Archives Tidbits bimonthly. Gives helpful information in using the Archives and announces programs of the Archives.
Membership costs $10 (individual) $12 (couple). Address: FNAS, 1557 St. Joseph Ave, East Point, GA 30344.
Form 80 (Military service and pension records prior to World War I,
including the Revolutionary
War, War of 1812, Civil War, and Spanish-American War);
Form 81 (Passenger Arrivals)
Form 82 (Copies of Census Records)
Form 83 (Eastern Cherokee Applications)
Form 180 (Military service records, World War I and later).
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