Harrison County Public Library

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The Frederick Porter Griffin Center for Local History and Genealogy is located directly behind the Harrison County Public Library at 117 W. Beaver Street in Corydon , IN. The center is home to thousands of invaluable materials, including historical documents, a wall of bound family histories compiled by individuals, an extensive collection of photographs, and genealogical and historical files.

Monday – Saturday 9AM to 5PM
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Email us at genealogy@hcpl.lib.in.us

The Frederick Porter Griffin Center for Local History and Genealogy

The Frederick Porter Griffin Center for Local History and Genealogy, 117 W. Beaver Street, Corydon.

Genealogical Databases


Easily search and browse millions of genealogies, obituaries, marriage and birth announcements and more from 1652 to the present. Includes historical newspapers, books and documents, along with modern obituaries and the Social Security Death Index.

Easily search a collection of over 22 million recent records from hundreds of U.S. newspapers. Updated daily, it incorporates over 75 million records from the Social Security Death Index (1937-present), organized by state.

Available for in-library use only.

Available for in-library use only.

Click here for a an index of
Harrison County surnames.

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Among the collection are:

-Marriage Records 1809-2005
-Census Records 1807 to 1930
-Birth Records 1882-2006
-Cemetery Records (Harrison County)
-Obituary Indices 1900 to 2007
-Death Records 1882 to 1920
-Files on nearly 1,050 surnames
-Newspaper copies 1817-present
-Church Records
-Corydon/Harrison Co./Indiana History
-Bound Family Histories
-Materials on Microfilm
-and much more!

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Take a tour of the
Frederick Porter Griffin
for Local History
and Genealogy!

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Click here to enter the Frederick Porter Griffin Center.Carnegie Genealogy and Local History Resource Center

Special Collections

Fred Griffin

Catherine Summers

Sam Hays

Modell Satori

...and others!


Marriage records dating to 1809

County newspapers dating to 1817

Probate Records

Census Records

Deed Records

Court Records

Sanborn Fire Insurance Maps








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