Historical Center and Library

There are several historical and genealogical societies in Somerset County. If you are a frequent researcher to this county, it would be worth your while to join The Historical and Genealogical Society of Somerset County, Inc. Membership includes numerous benefits, most noteably, a subscription to the quarterly genealogical periodical, The Laurel Messenger. For information on membership, an application for membership, current available publications, and other society benefits, please write or telephone the society at:

Historical and Genealogical Society of Somerset County
10649 Somerset Pike
Somerset, PA 15501
Telephone: 814-445-6077
Hours: W-Sat 9-5 p.m., Sun. 12-5 p.m.

Historical Center

The Historical Center is located off Route 601 about 3 miles north of the city center. Membership is not required to visit the center. For more information on hours and entrance fees - please contact the library at 814-445-6077.