Grant County Historical Society

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Grant County Historical Society
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The Grant County Historical Society was founded in 1976 and is dedicated to preserving the history of Grant County for future generations. There are over 300 mem¬bers located in 34 states. Among the society's publications are History of Grant County and genealogical reference books that include newspaper abstracts, surveys of local cemeteries and abstracted court records of Grant, Harrison and Pendleton counties. These publications can be pur¬chased from the Society and are also available at the Grant County Public Library.

The society also maintains the historic William Arnold Log House which once belonged to the founder of Williamstown, Pioneer furniture and artifacts are on dis¬play at the log house which is open to the public on selected days or by appointment.

Membership in the society is open to all interested persons. Dues are $10 per year which entitles members to receive the quarterly newsletter, a source of genealogical information plus interesting news. Visitors are welcome to the meetings which are held on the third Monday of the month from March through November Programs about local and Kentucky history are featured at the meetings. Call or e-mail for time and location.

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