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The FCHS website offers more about local history, the location and hours of the Old Depot museum, and other resources. The Franklin County Genealogical Society is a subsidiary of the FCHS. 

Our local library has many genealogical research resources. For location, hours, and collection, visit the library website.

Virtual repository for territorial Kansas history, covering the years 1854-1861.

Curated collection of links to historical sites and original sources.

Search thousands of newspapers, including several from Franklin County. Fee required.

Local history buffs who research and tour historically significant sites.

The Kansas Historical Society has a comprehensive website with many genealogical research sources and details for planning a visit to the Kansas Museum of History, located in Topeka.

Primary sources available online from the Kansas Historical Society. Includes photos, maps, and other documents.

Find A Grave is an online database of cemetery records.

Guide to Franklin County genealogy, including sources for vital records.

Kansas residents may access Kansas sources at through this site at no charge.

Searchable online inventory of the state's surveyed historic properties.


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