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Marathon County Resources

Marathon County Genealogical Society Library

Housed at the Marathon County Historical Society and available for research in conjunction with research at the Historical Society. The Genealogical Society Library is also open for research at 7pm, before the regular meetings of the Society.

Marathon County Historical Society

Address: 410 McIndoe Street, Wausau, WI, 54403.
Tel: (715) 848-0378, call for an appointment.
Hours: Hours: T, W, Th, Fri 9:00am - 3:30pm, 1st Sundary of month 1:00pm - 4:30pm
Website: www.marathoncountyhistory.com

Marathon County Courthouse

Address: 500 Forest Street, Wausau, WI, 54403.
Tel: (715) 261-1000 or (800) 236-0153
Register of Deeds Office: (715) 261-1470
Register of Probate Office: (715) 261-1260
Hours: Monday - Friday, 8am - 4pm
Website: www.co.marathon.wi.us

Marathon County Public Library

Address: 300 North First Street, Wausau, WI, 54403.
Tel: (715) 261-7240 or (800) 236-0153
Reference Desk: (715) 261-7230
Hours: Mon-Thurs 9:30am-8:30pm; Fri-Sat, 9:30am-5pm; Sun 1pm-5pm
Summer Hour Changes: Memorial Day-Labor Day; Sat 9:30am-1pm; closed Sun
Website: www.mcpl.lib.wi.us

Family History Center

Church of Jesus Christ of Ladder Day Saints
Address: 5405 Rib Mountain Drive, Wausau, WI, 54401.
Tel: (715) 355-4856
Hours: Wed. 4:30pm-8:30pm; Thur. 12:30pm-4:30pm; 1st Sat. of month, 9:00am-3:00pm
Website: www.familysearch.org

Pommerscher Verein

Address: 11248 Berlin Ln., Athens, WI 54411
Contact: Laurel Hoffmann, laurelh27@gmail.com
Tel: (715) 675-6839 (only answered when librarian is present)
Hours: Second Saturday each month 9:00am - 4:00pm
Website: www.pvcw.org


Wisconsin State Resources

Wisconsin Historical Society - Area Research Center (ARC)

Address: Learning Resource Center, University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point, Stevens Piont, WI, 54461.
Tel: (715) 346-2586 - Always telephone ahead before traveling to verify hours.
Hours: Vary due to limited staff.
Fall/Spring: Mon, Wed & Fri: 8am-12pm & 1:15pm-4:30pm
Summer: Tues, Thrus: 8am-12pm
Website: http://library.uwsp.edu | List of Holdings

State Historical Society of Wisconsin

Address: 816 State Street, Madison, WI, 53706.
Tel: (608) 264-6400
Library: (608) 264-6535
Archives: (608) 264-6460
Website: www.wisconsinhistory.org


For Beginner Genealogists

Web Sites that will help you begin your genealogy:
http://www.genealogy.com/uni-begin.html
http://www.archives.gov/research/genealogy/start-research/index.html
http://www.learnwebskills.com
http://www.usgenweb.org/research/starting.shtml
http://www.genealogy.com/getting_started.html

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