Kentucky Room

Genealogy and historical items in the Kentucky Room
The Christine Burgan Kentucky Room of the Cynthiana-Harrison County Public Library contains all the tools needed for local and state history research in Harrison County, Kentucky. The Harrison County Historical Society can help provide you with more information.

The Log Cabin Newspaper:

Access Kentucky information in these databases

America's Historical Newspapers

America’s Historical Newspapers

Remote access available with library card.

Explore early American history to support genealogical and local history research, school homework assignments and more. Features more than 1,100 historical newspapers from all 50 states. Also available remotely 24/7 on any device.


America's Genealogy Bank Database

America’s Genealogy Bank

Remote access available with library card.

Easily search and browse millions of genealogies, obituaries, marriage and birth announcements and more from 1652 to the present. Includes historical newspapers, books and documents, along with modern obituaries and the Social Security Death Index. library edition - database

Must be on site to access through library login.

We’ve partnered with ProQuest to offer a special collection of records in the Ancestry Library Edition that will enhance the offerings of any library. In addition to a vast resource of collections, we offer a comprehensive research experience combining our advanced search technology and image viewing of original documents on

Ancestry Library Edition is available in the U.S., the UK, Australia, Canada, New Zealand, Denmark, Ireland and Norway, and provides access to billions of historical documents, millions of historical photos, plus local narratives, oral histories, indexes and other resources in over 30,000 databases that span from the 1500s to the 2000s.

HeritageQuest database

HeritageQuest® Online

Remote access available with library card.

HeritageQuest® Online is a comprehensive treasury of American genealogical sources—rich in unique primary sources, local and family histories, and finding aids.

18th Century or 20th Century. European or Native American. Farm or Factory. East Coast or West Coast. Where does your American past begin?

Discover the amazing history of you with HeritageQuest Online. It delivers an essential collection of genealogical and historical sources—with coverage dating back to the 1700s—that can help people find their ancestors and discover a place’s past.