Chickasaw County Historical and Genealogical Society, Inc.
PO Box 42
Houston, MS 38851
A goal of the Chickasaw County Historical and Genealogical Society, Inc. is to build and govern a museum and genealogy research center in Houston for the enrichment of life and usefulness to both present and future generations of Chickasaw County citizenry.
Under the direction of the Chickasaw County Historical and Genealogical Society, a research library will be maintained that houses a collection of historical records available to all residents of Chickasaw County and others interested in researching their family history. The society will also collect, maintain, and display records, documents, artifacts, and photographs that are reflective of the rich and varied cultural heritage of Chickasaw County as part of Chickasaw County Heritage Museum. The society will acknowledge, through exhibits, contributions made by all its citizens, both past and present. The family history library and heritage museum will serve as an educational center for all ages, designed to enhance learning, and an appreciation for the history of Chickasaw County, Mississippi.
The Museum will:
Genealogy Research Center Objectives:
The Family Research Center will:
preserve, house, maintain and administer a library of genealogical research materials available to the public
acquire by purchase, donation and other means, future genealogical research materials appropriate for genealogy research
preserve documents, photographs and records when acquired through the research center
preserve, maintain and display appropriate historical records, photographs and documents as acquired by the Society
establish a governing board having authority over all displayed items
catalogue and maintain all reference materials currently owned and all future acquisitions
provide for the public an accommodating location for genealogical research and equipment for reproduction of data and documents as lawfully allowed for the purpose of genealogical research
provide a conference room for genealogy meetings and other community clubs and organizations
The Chickasaw County Historical and Genealogical Society, Inc. is a 501(C)3 organization
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