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Local History Department

Visitors searching for their roots or just interested in the history of Yarmouth will find the Library’s Local History Department to be of valuable assistance.  It is located in the Reference Room at the South Yarmouth Library. Open during the Library’s normal hours. Please call 508 760-8436 X1314 if you would like to make an appointment with the Reference Librarian.

Online Resources

Ancestry Library Edition is an online database. This is an excellent resource for searching for genealogy records. Please note that this database can only be accessed from within the Yarmouth Town Libraries.

Fold3 Library Edition provides convenient access to US military records, including the stories, photos, and personal documents of the men and women who served.  This continually-growing collection contains millions of records from world-class archives, many of which are exclusively available on Fold3.

HeritageQuest Online offers research materials for tracing family lineage and American culture. Features United States census records, family and local histories, and primary source material.

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