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Downey - Anderson House Library

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The Barbara Schull Wolfe Research Library is located at 317 11th St. in the Downey-Anderson House, behind the museum. Holdings include comprehensive histories of Cass County by Thomas B. Helm and Dr. Jehu Powell. Other works include information about the Wabash & Erie Canal, the railroad era, the Michigan Road, local churches and schools, and extensive photographic and document collections. Newspaper gleanings include articles from The Canal Telegraph (1834-35), Evening Star (1873), Logansport Daily Star (1874-1875), and The Pharos-Tribune. Military history from the Revolutionary War to the Vietnam War includes details on Cass County veterans. The library's Native American collection contains information about the area’s Miami and Pottawattomie tribes, Maconaqua’s story, and much more.

Genealogy Research: We offer early marriage, birth, and death record indexes, census indexes, cemetery and funeral home records, estate records from the late 1800s to 1900, city directories, and high school annuals including Logansport High School’s “The Tattler” from its first volume in 1907 to the present day. Genealogy questions that are sent to us in writing will receive a reply. Our staff is limited so please be patient.

Follow these links to find the best free web sites devoted to Cass County genealogy research:

INGenWeb Project
Cemeteries of Cass County Indiana
Cass County Historical Society and Museum Blog Spot
The Cass County Historical Society
Phone:  574 753 3866
Email: cchistoricalsoc@frontier.com
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