It is located in the Perryville Higher Education Center
at 108 S. Progress Drive (2nd floor), Perryville, MO 63775.
The Perry County Genealogical Research Library & Archive Center is home to the:
- Perry County Archive Center
An archive quality repository of Perry County records and documents previously housed in the attic, vault and basement of the courthouse.
- Perry County Historical Society Research Library
Contains federal census records, marriage records, birth and death records, church records, cemetery tombstone listings, local newspaper excerpts and numerous family surname contributions.
- Perry County Historical Society Office
A working business office for the Society with regular hours to handle inquiries and assist researchers, both locally and long distance.
- Doheny Room
Artifacts on display from the Perry County Museum.
Researchers are invited to use the center to trace their family heritage and explore Perry County’s vibrant history and rich culture.
Perry County Historical Society Information
Click here for publications of the Society.
Christmas memorial flowers!
Members of PCHS have the opportunity to purchase a small, memorial bouquet that volunteers will place on the grave of your loved ones. All you have to do is print the order form below and send it in with payment. If you are not yet a member, you can send in your membership at the same time and we will make sure it gets taken care of. For membership form, click here
Learn about the history of Perry County.