Wednesday - Friday
10:00am - 3:00pm

Wednesday - Saturday
10:00am - 3:00pm

Genealogy and Local
History Library

The Historical Society of Kent County Library collection comprises [1000's] thousands of items pertinent to regional history including reference works, manuscript collections, documents, ledgers, maps, genealogies, cemetery records, photographs, original architectural drawings and oral histories. Please be sure to phone ahead. Because our library is staffed by part-time employees and volunteers, we request that you call ahead so that the best possible service can be provided to you.

Library Hours: Wed – Fri, 10:00 until 3:00; 
Contact: library@kentcountyhistory.org

Research Services and Fees:
Library use: There is no charge for visiting researchers to use our library, although we do ask for a donation.  If you wish to use our library on an ongoing basis, we ask that you become a member of the Historical Society.Copies are 25 cents each.

Research services: there is no charge for us to simply look up a family name or subject to see if we have any information.  You may make an inquiry by emailing library@kentcountyhistory.org.  If you want us to copy information and send it to you, the fee is a flat $10.00 charge, plus the cost of copies.  For members the flat fee is $5.00. (For members above the $500.00 Heritage Level, services are free.)

 If you have need of more in depth research please call the library at 410-778-3499 or email us at library@kentcountyhistory.org, Wednesday through Friday, 10:00 AM to 3:00 PM.


Copyright Historical Society of Kent County
powered by Chesapeake Bay Internet Associates