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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.


CCGSLIB Raffle Tickets

Three chances to win with one ticket!

The Clay County Genealogy Library Gift Card Raffle Tickets are
1 for $10.00 or 3 for $20.00

Grand Prize: $500 gift card from Walmart
2nd Prize: $250 gift card from Kroger
3rd Prize: $100 gift card from Aldis

With each ticket you have three chances to win one of  three  gift certificates.    With three tickets, you have nine chances.

Tickets are available at the Genealogy Library  during business hours Monday and Wednesday from 10:00-4:00   Phone:  812-835-5005

You may also purchase tickets from Clay County Genealogy Society members or at the Center Point Hardware.

 Drawing will be at the Genealogy Society’s monthly meeting at the Genealogy Library in Center Point on  November 15, 2022, at 1:00

Proceeds go into the Clay County Genealogy Society Building Fund for the new genealogy library to be built in Center Point.