About the Heritage Center
The Dublin-Laurens Heritage Center strives to collect, preserve, and make accessible genealogical and historical information that is relevant to residents of the 5-county Oconee Regional Library System, including Laurens, Johnson, Washington, Treutlen and Glascock counties. An emphasis is placed on Georgia and those counties that surrounding our service area. However, sources from other Georgia counties and surrounding states are also included in our collection.
Findmypast specializes in British records, but also includes worldwide resources such as the U.S. Census and U.S. military records from the Revolutionary War up to World War II, immigration and naturalization records, and PERiodical Source Index (PERSI). This database contains the largest collection of Irish records and parish records anywhere online. Only accessible within the library.
A collection of genealogical and historical sources, including census, Revolutionary War, and Freedman's Bank records, along with local and family histories and finding aids. GALILEO password required for access outside of the library.
Access over 4000 genealogical and statistical databases, including the US Federal Census, the Social Security Death Index, marriage records, and more. Only accessible within the library.
A searchable online database of newspapers for the Dublin-Laurens County area. Dates range from 1901 to 2008. (Some issues are missing). Only accessible within the library.
Full-text access to 97 eBooks published by the Clearfield Company, a leading publisher of genealogical materials, with a focus on how-to materials and Native American genealogy. GALILEO password required for access outside of the library.