515 Water Street
Sauk City, WI 53583
(608) 643-8346

Monday - Thurs. 9 AM - 8 PM
Friday 9 AM - 5:30 PM
Saturday 9 AM - 2 PM
Closed Sunday

Genealogy and Local History

Tell Your Story

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The Sauk City Library wants to help you tell your family story.

For quick questions, or to arrange a tour of our Genealogy materials, call the library at (608)643-8346.

For detailed requests, please complete the form at the bottom of this page. Include as much information as possible, including name variations and birth and death dates.

Our Genealogical and Local History Collection

The Wisconsin Room

Our Wisconsin Room houses a large collection of Wisconsin-specific materials including:

  • Books on Wisconsin History
  • Obituary Files:
    • English language (1929-1953)
    • German language (1859-1929)
  • Local Newspapers on Microfilm (1859-2005)
    • Pioneer Press
    • Sauk County News
    • Sauk City Star
  • Cemetery Inscriptions of Sauk County (11 Volumes)
  • Historic Photographs  – View historic photos of Sauk Prairie on Flickr
  • Plat Books
  • Vertical Files on Subjects of Local Interest

Genealogical Databases

We also subscribe to two Genealogical Databases:

Online resources

Additional Institutional Resources

  • Sauk Prairie Historical Society
    Tripp Heritage Museum
    Jack Berndt, Museum Manager
    565 Water Street
    Prairie du Sac, WI 53578
    (608) 644-8444
    spahs@frontier.com
    www.saukprairiehistory.org

    • Historical photos posted daily on Facebook at:
      “Sauk Prairie Area Historical Society.”
  • Wisconsin Historical Society
    816 State Street
    Madison, WI 53706
    www.wisconsinhistory.org
    General: 608) 264-6400
    Archives: (608) 264-6460
    Genealogy: (608)264-6535
  • Sauk County Historical Museum
    531 Fourth Ave.
    Baraboo, WI 53913
    (608) 356-1001
    www.saukcounty.com/schs/museum.htm

 

Genealogy Materials Request Form




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