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Columbia County Historical & Genealogical Society

225 Market St, Bloomsburg, PA 17815-1726
+1 570-784-1600
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First and, regrettably, last visit

I spent past of my summer vacation in my nearby home town and was excited to finally attend the... read more

Reviewed 12 April 2016
Scott M
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Denver, Colorado
A Wonderful Place to Explore Family History!

Having finally broken down a brick wall for one branch of my family history, I visited the Columbia... read more

Reviewed 5 February 2016
Suzanne I
,
Walden, New York
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Society has numerous resources for local history and genealogy research.
  • Excellent45%
  • Very good22%
  • Average11%
  • Poor22%
  • Terrible0%
12 Apr 2016
“First and, regrettably, last visit”
5 Feb 2016
“A Wonderful Place to Explore Family History!”
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225 Market St, Bloomsburg, PA 17815-1726
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+1 570-784-1600
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Reviewed 12 April 2016

I spent past of my summer vacation in my nearby home town and was excited to finally attend the society after a 30+ year hiatus. My initial feeling was excitement as there were many books to read and search for clues. However, as soon as...More

Thank Scott M
Reviewed 5 February 2016

Having finally broken down a brick wall for one branch of my family history, I visited the Columbia County Historical and Genealogical Society as an introduction to county resources. The volunteers were very helpful, suggesting files, books, and topics that would aid in my research....More

Thank Suzanne I
Reviewed 4 September 2015

When we were researching our trip we discovered "Columbia" which purported to be a preservation society trying to preserve an entire village. What we actually found was a pretty run down neighborhood and a rather shabby little museum. The member on duty however made up...More

Thank CanuckAbroad133
Reviewed 4 February 2014

I mean LOVE. Like almost slightly uncomfortable love. They usually put on an event or two every year that has something to do with local lore. Their level of knowledge is well beyond that of an average hobbyist.

3  Thank Flex M
Reviewed 1 August 2013

Wonderful resources for family research. Lots of material for research for families with connections to Columbia County PA.

2  Thank davidh228
Reviewed 29 July 2013

what little is left of charming old bloomsburg is preserved by these dedicated volunteers churning away on the second floor... intelligent, bright, helpful, and no inquiry is considered beneath them

4  Thank DOUGANDPOLLY
Reviewed 26 February 2013

Love places manned by the elders - they actually remember this stuff and often have wonderful stories to add to the history. When you can keep little kids interested, that's saying something!

1  Thank Brenda B
Reviewed 9 July 2012

Lot of collected knowledge in one place and helpful staff

1  Thank Aquaqueen523
Reviewed 22 June 2012

Just stopped in to see what was of interest in the area and were given a great

2  Thank historybuff1863
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