Resources

Following are helpful resources with information on how to research house history. They can assist you with tracing the genealogy of your home.

House and Building Research: United States

Alabama

Birmingham Public Library

California

Researching in Berkeley

Researching in Bernal Heights

Researching in Los Angeles 1

Researching in Los Angeles 2

Researching in Palo Alto

Researching in San Diego

Researching in San Jose

Colorado

Researching in Colorado

Researching in Colorado Springs

Researching in Denver 1

Researching in Denver 2

Researching in Fort Collins

Connecticut

Researching in Connecticut

Researching in Connecticut 2

Connecticut State Library

Connecticut Trust for Historic Preservation

Researching in Norwalk

Florida

Researching in St. Petersburg

Georgia

Researching in Dekalb County

Illinois

Illinois Public Domain Land Tract Sales

Researching in Chicago 1

Researching in Chicago 2

Researching in Chicago 3

Researching in Evanston

Indiana

Researching in Bloomington

Researching in Fort Wayne

Researching in Indianapolis

Researching in Richmond

Iowa

Researching in Iowa

Kansas

Researching in Douglas County

Researching in Topeka

Louisiana

Researching in New Orleans

Researching in the New Orleans French Quarter

Maine

Researching in Maine

Researching in Skowhegan

Maryland

Researching in Maryland

Maryland Land Records

Researching in Baltimore

Massachusetts

Researching in Grafton

Researching in Newton

Researching in Newburyport

Researching in Somerville

Minnesota

Researching in Minnesota

Researching in Hennepin County

Researching in Morrison County

Researching in St. Louis Park

Researching in the Twin Cities

Missouri

Researching in the City of St. Louis

Researching in the City and County of St. Louis

Researching in Kansas City

Index of Homes Listed in the Historic Walking Tour Booklets

Nebraska

Researching in Omaha

New England

Researching in New England

New Jersey

Researching in Cape May County

Researching in Hudson County

New York

Researching in Albany

Researching in Brooklyn

Researching in Buffalo

Researching in New Baltimore

Researching in New York City 1

Researching in New York City 2

Researching in New York City 3

Researching in New York City – Photos

Researching in Rochester

Researching in Tompkins County

North Carolina

Researching in Mecklenburg County

Researching in Wilmington

Ohio

Researching in Cincinnati

Researching in Clark County

Researching in Cleveland

Researching in Columbus

Researching in Ironton

Researching in Lorain

Researching in Norwood

Ohio Death Records

Oregon

Researching in Alameda

Researching in Multnomah

Researching in Portland

Pennsylvania

Researching in Centre County

Researching in Lancaster

Researching in Lancaster County

Researching in Philadelphia

Researching in Pittsburgh

Researching in Wayne County

Researching in Westmoreland County

Rhode Island

Researching in Providence

South Carolina

Researching in South Carolina

Tennessee

Researching in Knoxville

Texas

Researching in Dallas

Virginia

Researching in Alexandria

Washington

Researching in Poulsbo

Researching in Seattle

Researching in Seattle 2

Researching in Spokane

Researching in Tacoma

Washington, D.C.

Researching in Washington, D.C.

Researching Your Cleveland Park Home

Wisconsin

Researching in Oshkosh

 

House and Building Research: Other Countries

Australia

Researching in Australia

Researching in Australia 2

Researching in South Australia

Researching in Brisbane

Researching in Cundletown & Lower Manning

Researching in Port Phillips

British Isles

Researching in the British Isles

Researching in England

Researching in England 2

Researching in England 3

Researching in England 4

Researching in England 5

Researching in England 6

Researching in Buckinghamshire, England

Researching in Devon, England

Researching in Herefordshire, England

Researching in North Yorkshire, England

Researching in Surrey County, England

Researching in Warwickshire, England

Researching in West Yorkshire, England

Canada

Researching in Calgary

Researching in Hamilton, Ontario

Researching in Toronto

Researching in Toronto 2

Researching in Toronto 3

Researching in Vancouver 1

Researching in Vancouver 2

New Zealand

Researching in Christchurch

Scotland

Researching in Scotland

U.S. Virgin Islands

Researching in St. Croix

 

General House Research Sites

Cyndi’s List of Genealogical Sites on the Internet: House and Building Histories

Cyndi’s List of Genealogical Sites on the Internet: Land Records, Deeds, Homesteads, etc.

Cyndi’s List of Genealogical Sites on the Internet: Newspapers

Find the History of a Home

Historic House Architecture

Historical American Newspapers

How to Research the History of Your House

Piecing Together Your House’s History

Researching a Historic Property

Learn the History of Your House

House History Checklist

Historic Maps

House Style Guide

Research the History of Your House

How to Research Your Home’s Past

Researching the History of Your House

Old House History

House Histories

 

Just for Fun

Housestory Publishing

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