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Genealogy Services

A) Come on in!  

Members of FCHS-K have access to the extensive resources at the genealogy library without charge. Non-members may use the research facilities at the Old Jail for a nominal fee of $5.00 a day. Librarians are available to assist you. 

B) Submit a Request

The Historical Society offers research services. The fee is $30.00 for one to two hours of research. We provide five sources and up to ten copies reproduced. Additional copies are reproduced at a cost of 25 cents a page. To secure these services, click on the Research Request Form below. Complete it and submit to FCHS-K.

Click here to complete the RESEARCH REQUEST FORM

You may print your form to have a copy of your data.

Note: After submitting the form, follow one of the procedures below to pay for the Genealogy Research request. 


1) Send your check payable to FCHS-K to:

Franklin County Historical Society

175 East King Street

Chambersburg, PA 17201


2) Call 717-264-1667             to make payment with a credit card.


3) Pay using this  >>

Old Fashioned Telephone

REMEMBER: Payment must be received before we can process your genealogy request! Very Important!

Go to our Online Store to pay for your Research Request using Credit card, Pay Pal or Debit card by clicking this button. 

Follow these instructions after clicking the button "Online Store":

Scroll down to picture stating “Library”

Click on this picture

You will now see the icon stating "Research - Genealogy"

Just click on this icon and follow the prompts to check out.

Once we receive payment then and only then can we work your request.

Genealogy Research
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