800 Borner Street North
Prescott, WI 54021
Genealogy and History
Resources available through MORE system:
You may need to provide your library barcode number to use these resources.
HeritageQuest - a package of 6 resources, including 1790-1930 census images, the PERSI index of over 2.3 million articles and more.
Access Newspaper Archive – over 1 billion newspaper articles from historical newspapers all over the U.S., including the Prescott Paraclete (1855), the Prescott Transcript (1855-1861) and the Prescott Patriot (1871). Click on the Badgerlink icon to access this amazing database.
Recollection Wisconsin – over 75,000 digitized photographs, diaries, letters, articles, books and more from Wisconsin libraries, museums, historical societies and archives.
Local and Regional Resources:
Prescott Area Historical Society – Meets quarterly at the Welcome & Heritage Center. For information call 715-262-4043.
Pierce County Historical Association Publishes a quarterly newsletter that is available at the library.
Resources available on the Internet:
Ellis Island/Port of New York Records – Immigration history center with genealogy research and recording tools.
Internet Public Library Genealogy topic list – links to dozens of genealogy resources on the Internet, including free and fee-based resources.