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Clark County Genealogical Society
a chapter of the Ohio Genealogical Society

117 S. Fountain Avenue
Springfield, OH  45502
10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Wednesday-Friday, 10-3 Saturday

(from the Collection of the Clark
County Historical  
Society )



Upcoming meetings

    In our Volume XXXII,  Issue Three: July-August-September 2014 KIN newsletter, we told that our society is requesting grants and donations to upgrade/rejuvenate the Columbia Street Cemetery in downtown Springfield which was platted in 1804 as Springfield’s first cemetery.  We are happy to say that the upgrading/rejuvenation discussions and plans are still continuing.

    There is a special tax free checking account through the Springfield Foundation in the name of Columbia Street Cemetery Charitable Checking Advised Fund of The Springfield Foundation.

    Donations for the fund may be sent to The Springfield Foundation, 333 North Limestone Street, Suite 201, Springfield, Ohio 45503-4250, by phone: (937)-324-8773, by fax: (937)-324-1836, or through their website at

     On June 10, 2017, 11:30 a.m. we will have our annual Pot Luck lunch meeting. We will NOT be at the public library, but instead will meet in Discovery Hall on the first floor of the Heritage Center. Virginia Weygandt, Director of Collections of the Clark County Historical Society, will give us a power point presentation titled Tale of Two Institutions. She will show how Springfield’s City Hall became the Heritage Center of Clark County.
    For the pot luck lunch, the society will provide the meat and the drinks. Attendees should bring their favorite dish to share and their own table servic
      Join us at a meeting Upcoming meetings, membership application, and information on becoming a member of First Families and/or Settlers of Clark County.  Meetings are held the second Saturday of the month at 11:30 a.m. in the Community Room at the Park Shopping Center brand of the Clark County Library.  All meetings are open to the public.
      Help us Volunteer opportunities for those living in or near Clark County, or far away.
      Location Call, write, or visit us in the Heritage Center. 
      Resources & Research Our library has been combined with the holdings of the Heritage Center, and is available to visitors.  We have a large card file of obituaries, marriages, newspaper clippings regarding veterans, and burials; cemetery readings; surname files; five generation charts; newspaper abstracts for 1829 - 1841; LDS microfiche of documents related to Clark County, and family histories.  The Fisher Family Library and Archives holdings include old newspapers, original wills, biographical information, maps and plat books, and photographs. 
      Publications View our list of publications.  Download the order form.
      Newsletter Each member receives our quarterly newsletter, Clark County Kin. 
      Links Other sites related to Clark County

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