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PLACE NAMES DATABASE # - A searchable list of places in Rockingham County from several of our digital records. (On Line Research / Database tab)
EARLY NEWSPAPERS DATABASE # - Digital copies of about 24,000 historic Rockingham County newspapers with about 550,000 page images are in the HRHS Library. This database is a searchable list of these newspapers. (On Line Research / Database tab).For an overall list of the available papers click here. The HRHS library also has a free internet link to a large collection of online Rockingham newspapers for use by our patrons.
ROCKINGHAM CEMETERIES # - A searchable list of tombstone names from all known cemeteries in Rockingham County. (On Line Research / Other Records tab)
HRHS NEWSLETTERS # - Issues from 2000 to 2012. Many historical articles (On Line Research / Other Records tab)
REVOLUTIONARY WAR SOLDIERS # - A list of Rockingham County soldiers in the Revolutionary War (On Line Research / Other Records tab)
CIVIL WAR SOLDIERS # - A list of more than 2,700 Rockingham County soldiers that served in the Civil War (On Line Research / Other Records tab)ORIGINAL COURTHOUSE RECORDS of Civil War Veterans, a list of Rockingham County Vets. View records Vets A to D View records Vets E to J View records Vets K to P View records Vets Q to Z
ARCHIVE RECORDS - HRHS # - List of records available at HRHS. (Archives / Documents tab)
ARCHIVE RECORDS - HRHS at JMU # - List of records on loan to JMU. (Archives / OtherCollections tab)
PHOTOGRAPH COLLECTION - Historic photos may be viewed using the museum program in the HRHS library.
FAMILY BOOKS - A searchable list of names from the indexes in our collection of Family Histories. (An ongoing project).
BIBLE RECORDS - Copies of pages donated from family bibles.
WPA ARTICLES - Descriptions of historical places researched in 1937. Index of names compiled by HRHS. Printed copy in library.
FUNERAL HOMES - Funeral records from local morticians.
OBITUARIES - A searchable database of local deaths, the full obituary text is in filing cabinets.
MARRIAGES - A searchable database of records from Rockingham County Courthouse. Actual copies in library.
TAX RECORDS - Lists of early land records.
BURNED WILLS - Many of the wills that were partially burned during the Civil War. Indexed
CHURCHES - A searchable database of historical churches (An ongoing project).
MILLS - An index of old mills described in the four volumes of "Old Mills of Rockingham County".
OLD MICROFILM RECORDS - A number of microfilm records which includes items such as store ledgers, DAR, and Sons of Confederate Veteran applications.
COMMISSARY BOOK - A local ledger kept during the Civil War that lists stores issued to military units. No index.
PERSONAL PROPERTY TAX RECORDS - 1782 to 1813 in Rockingham County. No index.
1902 VOTER LIST - A list of Rockingham County voters. Index in the back.
THE ROCKINGHAM RECORDER - Twelve issues containing historical information published by the Society with an index at the end of each volume.
- A local church stained glass window.