Thursday, January 19, 2012

Crittenden County Historical and Genealogy Societies

The Crittenden County Historical Society meets the second Tuesday of each month from April - November at 6 p.m in the County Museum. Established in 1967, their mission is to collect and preserve Crittenden County history. They also maintain the County Museum at 124 East Bellville Street in Marion, Kentucky. Dues are $5 per year and the mailing address is P.O. Box 25, Marion, Kentucky 42064.

Officers of the Historical Society are Percy Cook, Chairman; Daryl Tabor, Vice-Chairman; Brenda Underdown, Secretary/Reporter and Rita Travis, Treasurer.

The Crittenden County Genealogy Society. organized in 1991, meets the second Saturday of each month (no meeting in December) at 10 am at the Public Library. A quarterly newsletter is issued to all members. Dues are $10 yearly.

Fay Carol Crider is Chairman of the Genealogy Society. Other officers are Brenda Underdown, Secretary/Treasurer and Doyle Polk, Historian. The society has published a series of county cemetery books and several census books. To reach the society, contact them at PO Box 61, Marion, Kentucky 42064.

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