Old County Courthouse

WASHINGTON COUNTY HISTORICAL SOCIETY     (Washington County, Utah)


REFERENCE SOURCES

The following are sources of information about the history of Washington County.
Also see the references listed with each historical subject on this website.

For topics of that may be of interest, but are outside of Washington County, click here.


MISCELLANEOUS

A Guide to Finding The History of Your Home
http://www.yellowkeyrealty.com/resources/a-guide-to-finding-the-history-of-your-home.aspx

American Local History Network
http://www.alhn.org/state/utah/index.htm

Anasazi Free Trappers
http://anasazifreetrappers.org/anasazi-free-trappers-mission-statement
Group of people who enjoy re-enacting the pre-1840 history of the buckskinning/fur trade era.

Cyndi's List of Genealogy Sites on the Internet
http://www.cyndislist.com

Historic Preservation Resources and Information
http://www.homeinsurance.org - Then click on the "Historic Preservation" tab

Library of Congress Online Catalog
http://catalog.loc.gov

Linkpendium Washington County
http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/UT/Washington

Marriage Index 1862-1919
http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~utwashin/marriage/index.html

National Archives
http://www.archives.gov

Old Spanish National Historic Trail
http://www.nps.gov/olsp
http://www.nps.gov/carto/PDF/TRAILSmap1.pdf

Pioneer Name Indicies
http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~utwashin/pioneers/main.html
http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~utwashin/towns/index.html

Roots Web Websites
http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~utwashin
http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~websites/usa/utah.html#county

Social Security Death Indicies
http://ssdi.rootsweb.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/ssdi.cgi
http://www.genealogybank.com/gbnk/ssdi.html

St. George Live Tour
http://www.stgeorgelive.org
http://dostgeorge.com/st-george-live.html

St. George Walking Tour
http://www.infowest.com/Utah/colorcountry/History/walking.html

USGenWeb Project, Utah GenWeb Project, Washington County
http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~utwashin/index.html

Utah Biographies
http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~utbiog

Utah Collections Multimedia Encyclopedia
http://www.uen.org/ucme

Utah Digital Newspapers
http://digitalnewspapers.org
Has searchable images of old newspapers from Utah:
Washington County News (January 30, 1908 through December 1923)
Deseret News (weekly June 1850 through December 1898 and daily 1899 through 1910)
Salt Lake Tribune (April 1871 through June 1899)
and many others...

Utah History Encyclopedia
http://www.media.utah.edu/UHE

Utah History Research Center
http://historyresearch.utah.gov
A public research facility operated by the Utah State Archives and the Utah State Historical Society.

Utah Local History Bibliography
http://web.lib.byu.edu/UtahHistory/index.php
Can search for historical references by county, town, library, genre, or keyword

Utah Resources
http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/roots-l/USA/ut.html

Utah State Archives
http://www.archives.state.ut.us

Washington County Library Online Catalog
http://horizon.washco.utah.gov:8000/ipac20/ipac.jsp?profile=wcl--1&lang=eng#focus

Washington County Resources
http://resources.rootsweb.com/USA/UT/Washington

World War II Participants from Washington County
http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~utwashin/military/index.html


CEMETERY INDICIES

Find A Grave
http://www.findagrave.com

Names In Stone
http://www.namesinstone.com
http://news.namesinstone.com

Utah Cemetery and Burial Database
http://history.utah.gov/research_and_collections/cemeteries/index.html

Utah Death Certificate Index
http://www.archives.utah.gov/research/indexes/20842.htm

Veterans Nationwide Gravesite Locator
http://gravelocator.cem.va.gov/j2ee/servlet/NGL_v1

Washington County Cemetery Index
http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=csr&CScnty=2800

Washington County Gravestone Photographs
http://www.utahgravestones.org/cemeteries.php?selected_cid=27

Washington County, Utah Tombstone Project
http://www.utahcemeteries.org


HISTORIC DESIGNATIONS & MARKERS

National Register of Historic Places
Washington County's Entries on the National Register of Historic Places
http://www.nationalregisterofhistoricplaces.com
http://www.nationalregisterofhistoricplaces.com/ut/Washington/state.html
http://www.nps.gov/history/nr/research/nris.htm
http://nrhp.focus.nps.gov
http://www.nr.nps.gov
http://history.utah.gov/historic_buildings/national_register/index.html#utahsites
http://history.utah.gov/historic_buildings/national_register/database.html
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/National_Register_of_Historic_Places_listings_in_Washington_County,_Utah

Utah State Register of Historic Sites
The Utah State Register of Historic Sites (compiled in 1988) lists properties on the now-inactive state register
The Utah Century Register of Historic Houses (compiled in 1988) lists properties over 100 years old

St. George City Landmark Sites
Landmark and Historic Sites: City of St. George

Utah History Markers and Monuments Data Base
Markers and Monuments in Washington County

Historical Markers Data Base
Historical Markers in Washington County

Daughters of Utah Pioneers Markers
DUP Historical Markers
DUP Compilation of Historical Markers and Monuments in Washington County

Sons of Utah Pioneers Markers
Washington County Monuments and Markers

Markers and Plaques in Washington County
Catalog With Links to Images


LIBRARIES

Gerald R. Sherratt Library at Southern Utah University
http://www.li.suu.edu

Harold B. Lee Library at Brigham Young University
http://www.lib.byu.edu
http://new.lib.byu.edu

J. Willard Marriott Library at the University of Utah
http://www.lib.utah.edu/portal/site/marriottlibrary

Library of Congress
http://www.loc.gov
Online Catalog
http://catalog.loc.gov

Merrill-Cazier Library at the Utah State University
http://library.usu.edu

Stewart Library at the Weber State University
http://library.weber.edu

Research Center of the Utah State Archives & Utah State History
300 S. Rio Grande
Salt Lake City, UT 84101
http://historyresearch.utah.gov
historyresearch@utah.gov
(801) 245-7227

Val A. Browning Library at Dixie State University
225 South 700 East
St. George, UT 84770
(435)652-7714
Text:   66746
library@dixie.edu
http://library.dixie.edu
Archives & Special Collections Librarian: Amber D'Ambrosio
(435)652-7718 or dambrosio@dixie.edu
http://library.dixie.edu/special_collections/index.html
For more information on the Special Collections / Archives, click here.
For information on the Washington County Utah Regonal Repository, click here.

Washington County Library
http://library.washco.utah.gov
Online Catalog
http://hip.washco.utah.gov:8000/ipac20/ipac.jsp?profile=wcl&lang=eng#focus
Enterprise Branch
http://library.washco.utah.gov/enterprise
Hurricane Branch
http://library.washco.utah.gov/hurricane
New Harmony Branch
http://library.washco.utah.gov/new-harmony
Santa Clara Branch
http://library.washco.utah.gov/santa-clara
Springdale Branch
http://library.washco.utah.gov/springdale
St. George Branch
http://library.washco.utah.gov/st-george
Washington City Branch
http://library.washco.utah.gov/washington


BOOK SELLERS

Doc's Bookloft
295 S. Main Street
St. George, UT 84770
(435)634-1039
Online catalog and query forms
Has lots of old books dealing with the history of Washington County.


HISTORY BLOGS & WEBSITES

http://brentprince.blogspot.com

http://reddhistory.weebly.com

http://theancestorfiles.blogspot.com

http://wellsfargomuseum.blogspot.com


VOLUNTEER RESOURCES

To be added to this list, click here.

Jon Alvey:   For information about Silver Reef; click here.
George Cannon:   For assistance with the WCHS website; click here.
Loren Webb:   For information about the dairy industry and mass media in Washington County; click here.