Halifax-South Boston Public Library

Local History Room

Hours

Tuesdays & Wednesdays from 9:30 am – 2:30 pm.

Location

Halifax Public Library

*The materials in the Local History Room do not check out*

Contact

localhistory@halifaxlibrary.org.

Local History Collection

Books (Monographs and Series)

Photos

Index to the Kenneth Cook Files

WPA of Virginia Historical Inventory

Index of Flashbacks from the Gazette-Virginia Newspaper

Index of Local History Room File Cabinets

Archives and Books in the Local History Room

The Sims’ Collection

Historical Magazines

HCHS Yearbooks
HCHS yearbooks digitzed by the Library of Virginia. 

https://archive.org/details/halifaxsouthbostonpubliclibrary

Local History/Genealogy Research Links

AfriGeneas

Civil War Soldiers and Sailors (National Parks Service)

Halifax County Cemeteries

Halifax County Genealogy (FamilySearch)

Halifax County GenWeb Project

Halifax County Historical Markers

Halifax County Maps

Heritage Quest

Military Records (Fold3)

Old Halifax

Research Center (South Boston – Halifax County Museum of Fine Arts and History)

Virgilina Cemetery

Virginia Memory (Library of Virginia)

 

  • Hours

    South Boston Branch
    Monday, Wednesday and Friday from 9:30 am to 6 pm.

    Tuesday and Thursday from 11:30 am to 8 pm.

    Saturday from 9:30 am to 3 pm.

    Halifax Branch
    Monday from 11:30 am to 8 pm.

    Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday from 9:30 am to 6 pm.

    Saturday from 9:30 am to 3 pm.

  • Upcoming events

  • Find us

    South Boston Branch
    509 Broad St.
    South Boston, VA 24592
    sobolibrary@gmail.com
    434-575-4228


    Halifax Branch
    177 South Main St.
    Halifax, VA 24558 webmaster@halifaxlibrary.com
    434-476-3357