Virginia-North Carolina Piedmont Genealogical Society


Serving the counties of Franklin, Henry, Pittsylvania and Halifax in Virginia
and Rockingham, Caswell and Person in North Carolina

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Organized in April 1978, the VA-NC Piedmont Genealogical Society is a non-profit educational society that has as its purpose to preserve and share with persons having interest in the Virginia counties of Franklin, Henry, Pittsylvania, and Halifax; the North Carolina counties of Rockingham, Caswell, and Person; and other such Virginia and North Carolina information pertinent to these counties and their inhabitants.

The Society maintains and staffs a Search Room adjacent to the Genealogy Room at the Danville Public Library. Holdings available in the Search Room include a collection of over 5000 books, early maps, microfilm, microfiche, journals and newsletters from genealogical societies in over 20 states, local cemetery and funeral home records, obitiuaries, city directories from 1878, etc.

Membership is open to all individuals, families, libraries, and societies. Members receive Piedmont Lineages which is published quarterly.

The Society meets the first Tuesday of each month at 5:30 PM on the top floor of the Danville Public Library. Visitors are welcome.

Now available!

Now in our online items - a revised listing of our collection of Heritage Books. Images of the index pages of key volumes are included.

Also in our online searches - a listing of our book and periodical collection by county, state, and category can be viewed via the link Books and Periodicals by County and State

The Society's listing of family histories is also accessible in our online searches. Find out what we have available by clicking the Family Histories link.

And continue to try our Online Obituaries search feature to view the basic details from published obituaries. Click the Obituaries link to search over 113,000 obituaries with more being added periodically.


The Society web site is currently being updated and new content is being added weekly. Please visit again soon to view the revised information.

2018/03/18 20:42:30

What's New?

Next Meeting:     
   Sep 5, 2017
Public Library
in Danville

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