Tallahassee Resources

LeRoy Collins Leon County Public Library
200 West Park Avenue
Tallahassee, Florida
Hours: Monday -Thursday 10:00 a.m.-9:00 p.m.
Friday 10:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Saturday 10:00 - 5:00 p.m.
Sunday 1:00 - 6:00 p.m.
Telephone: (850) 606-2665
Website: http://cms.leoncountyfl.gov/Library
The library houses our genealogy collection (see Our Holdings for titles).

Family History Center
312 Stadium Drive
Tallahassee, Florida
Hours: Tuesday, Wednesday & Thursday 10:00 a.m.-9:00 p.m.
Telephone: (850) 222-8870
Website: https://familysearch.org/learn/wiki/en/Tallahassee_Florida_Family_History_Center

Florida A&M University
Coleman Library
525 Orr Drive
Tallahassee, FLorida 32310
(850) 599-3330
Hours vary - check website for information  http://library.famu.edu/hours
Special Collections -  http://lgdata.s3-website-us-east-1.amazonaws.com/docs/1884/804922/CollDevSpecialColl2012.pdf

Florida State Archives
500 S. Bronough Street
Tallahassee, Florida
Hours: Monday - Friday 9:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Telephone: (850) 245-6700
Website: http://dlis.dos.state.fl.us

Florida State University
Strozier Library
116 Honors Way
Tallahassee, Florida 32306
Hours vary - check website for information -  http://www.lib.fsu.edu/about/hours.htm
Historical Newspapers -
http://guides.lib.fsu.edu/newspapers/historical

Leon County Clerk of Court
301 S. Monroe Street
Tallahassee, Florida
Hours: Monday - Friday 8:30 a.m.-5:00 p.m.
Telephone: (850) 577-4030 Official Records (recording)
(850) 577-4050 Official Records (viewing)
(850) 577-4060 Official Records (marriage/passports)
Website:
https://cvweb.clerk.leon.fl.us/public/clerk_services/official_records/index.asp

Leon County Health Department
2965 Municipal Way
Tallahassee, Florida 32304
Hours: Monday - Friday 8:30 a.m.-5:00 p.m.
Telephone: (850) 487-3155
Website: (Through the FL Dept of Health)  http://leon.floridahealth.gov/

Southeastern Regional Black Archives Research Center and Museum
445 Gamble Street
Tallahassee, Florida 32307
Hours:
Telephone: (850) 599-3020
Website: http://www.famu.edu/index.cfm?BlackArchives

Tallahassee Community College (TCC) - Riley Archive (located in the library)
444 Appleyard Drive
Tallahassee, Florida 32304
The Archive is open to the public for research, but an appointment is recommended.
Contact the Archive at (850) 201-6540 or call the library Reference Department at (850) 201-8383.
Website:  http://tcc.fl.libguides.com/RileyArchive

Taylor House Museum
Taylor Family Room and Collection
442 West Georgia Street
Tallahassee, FLorida 32301
(850) 222-6111
http://www.tallahasseeurbanleague.org/#!taylormuseum/c1l40
This collection contains numerous photographs, newspaper articles, publications, and artifactsthat highlight the rich heritage of the Taylor family as well as that of their children and grandchildren, Aquilina Howell and Lucille Alexander.

Trinity United Methodist Church - The Heritage Room
120 W. Park Avenue
Tallahassee, Florida 32301
Hours: Sunday 9:30 a.m.-11:00 a.m., Wednesday afternoons during school year.
Telephone: (850) 222-1120
Website:  http://www.tumct.org/?s=heritage+room

Area Resources

The Thomasville Genealogical, History & Fine Arts Library
The library will be relocated to the Eugenia P. Smitha Building on Thomas University’s Main Campus at the intersection of Pinetree Boulevard and Millpond Road. Kathy Mills, director of the Thomasville Genealogical, History and Fine Arts Library, said, “We’re just so excited about this move.
Ms. Mills has a temporary office at 312 N. Broad St. Those interested in researching their genealogy using the Genealogy Library’s resources can contact Mills in her temporary office at (229) 226-9640 between 9 a.m. and 3 p.m. Monday through Friday for assistance.
Full article at http://www.timesenterprise.com/news/local_news/genealogical-library-to-move-to-tu/article_19e40074-8cba-11e5-9cd8-07709815fc7e.html

Ellen Payne Odom Genealogy Library
204 5th Street, S. E.
Moultrie, Georgia
Hours: Monday - Friday 8:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m.
Telephone: (229) 985-6540
Website: http://www.mccls.org/odom_gen.htm

Area Societies

Jewish Genealogical Society of Tallahassee
Meeting information can be found on their website
Tallahassee, FL 32308
Website:  www.jgst.org/

The Society of Florida Archivists
Meetings Held Annually
Website: www.florida-archivists.org

Sons of Spanish American War Veterans - Micah J. Jenkins Camp
Website: http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~scjssawv/

Tallahassee African American Genealogy Group
Meetings Held at: St. Michaels and All Angels Episcopal Church
1405 Melvin Street
Tallahassee, Florida 32301
Third Sunday of Each Month (* Does not meet in December, July and August) 2:30 p.m.- 4:00 p.m.
Website: https://www.facebook.com/TALLAHASSEEAFRICANAMERICANGENEALOGYGROUP

Tallahassee Historical Society
P.O. Box 3713
Tallahassee, Florida 32315
Meeting information can be found on their website
Website: https://sites.google.com/site/tallahasseehistoricalsociety/home

Wakulla County Historical Society- Genealogy Group
P.O. Box 151
Crawfordville, Florida 32326
Meetings Held at: Wakulla County Public Library
4330 Crawfordville Highway
Crawfordville, Florida
Day/Time: First Thursday of Each Month at 6:30 p.m. (except summer)
Telephone: (850) 524-5334
email: 24research@gmail.com
Website: http://wakullahistory.com/gengroup.html