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EASTER PIES, New Building Fundraiser

         Homemade Easter Pies

           The Clay County Genealogy Society is continuing to solicit donations and hold fundraisers to earn money to build a new library to replace the current one. 

          Our next fundraiser is Easter Pies.  We will be taking orders for the following kinds of pies:  apple, cherry, pumpkin, sugar cream, peach. pecan, and raisin.  The price of the pies are $10.00 for 9″ pies and $12.00 for pecan pies. 

          You may come to the library or call on Mondays or Wednesdays from 10:00 to 4:00, during operating hours, to order your pie(s). Pick up of the pies will be Saturday, April 8, 2023, from 1:00 to 3:00 at the library.

          Thanks to donations and fundraisers we currently have $30,635.21 in our building fund.  Our next fundraiser will be a pancake breakfast at the Center Point Methodist Church on Saturday, July 22, 2023.

CCGS Open House and Genealogy 101 Class

Are You Tripping Over Your Roots?
Let Us Help You Dig Them Up!

The Clay County Genealogical Society will be hosting an Open House on Saturday, November 12, 2022, at the Clay County Genealogy Library located in Center Point, Indiana, at 309 Main Street.

The Open House will be from 1:00 to 3:00 with a guest speaker, who will be sharing little-known facts about Clay County, at 2:00 p.m.  Light refreshments will be available.

A Genealogy 101 Class, which is limited to 25 people, will run from 3:00 to 5:00.  Due to limited space, preregistration with advancement payment of $15.00 per person is required. 

Participants will receive a Goodie Bag that includes worksheets, a 2012 Clay County Plat Book with a cemetery map, headstone cleaning instructions, note pad,  ink pen, pencil, and more.

For a registration form, click here.  The form and payment need to be returned to the library before November 9th.

If you have questions, you may contact a volunteer by phone (812-835-5005) on Mondays or Wednesdays from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. or by email at

The library is wheelchair accessible and has a new handicapped accessible bathroom thanks to a grant from the Clay County Community Foundation.