Historical Society

historical society

Susquehanna County Historical Society

18 Monument Street
Montrose, PA 18801

Email: info@susqcohistsoc.org

The Susquehanna County Historical Society & Free Library Association comprises both the Historical Society and the Library. All library-related information, including the online catalog, branch information, hours, information databases, etc., are available at the Library website.

Frequently Asked Questions

How do I become a member?
New membership structure begins 1/1/2013. Click here for a form.

  • Individual/Personal Membership – $30.00 per year
  • Business/Professional Research Membership: $200.00 per year
  • Corporate Sponsorship:
    • Stocker Level: $500 up to $1000
      *Includes one copy of the Journal of Genealogy and Local History and a listing on Sponsor Recognition page in the journal.
    • Blackman Level: Over $1000
      *Includes Stocker Level benefits and an advertisement with your company logo in the journal.

What do I do to have a search conducted?
For specific information on what types of searches they do and what they charge, see Research Options and Policies .What are your fees?

Genealogy Reference Room: no charge for members; non-members pay $5 per day ($10 starting 1/1/2013)
Photocopies: 25 cents per page
Microfilm Prints: 50 cents per page
Map Copies: $1 each

Photograph Reproduction: Please contact the Historical Society for information on placing a Photo Reproduction order. A shipping/handling fee and a signed Photo Reproduction Agreement form will be required for completion of mailed orders.

Historical Society Members: $25.00 per original photograph
Non-Members: $35.00 per original photograph
Additional prints from one original photograph: $5.00 each


Other Questions You can Find the Answer to on the Historical Society Website: 

I found a book on my family name in your resource list. How do I obtain a copy?

How can I get a copy of one of your surname files?

Do you have a lending policy for old newspapers and books?

Where can I find the plaque with the names of Revolutionary War Soldiers that was presented to the county by the Montrose Chapter of the DAR?

Where can I get a birth certificate? death certificate? marriage certificate?

How do I get information on my house?

Where can I get money to restore my house?

Can you help me get my house on the National Register?


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