Reviews for Pittsburg County Genealogical & Historical Society: 3
By A Yahoo! Contributor, 12/29/09
On first look there is nothing that pretains to Genealogy. There is no listing of book on the county, cemeteries, funeral home or marriage records.
This site seem to be more about tourist. So, on first look this site need a great deal of word to be considered a site for Genealogy Research.
The staff were friendly, knowledgeable, helpful
and made sure we were informed about all the amenities
that were offered. The breakfasts were awesome,
outstanding omelets. The suite was beautiful and
very comfortable. The hotel's decor was very unique
and we loved the games available in the lobby and loft, so tastful. I loved the huge puzzle that all guests were able to work on at any time. The total
experience was just beautiful.
PCHGS is located in an historic building on the main road in town. It is rich in hard copy information concerning many immigrants who settled in the area due to the railroad and local mining. The area was booming in the early 1900's and many immigrants stayed to open famous local restaurants now in service. As well as grocery stores, hotels, bakery and preserved foods. Local records are excellent source of historical facts are fully indexed and including natives of Italy, Germany, Slavic and Indian Nations. The County Library (Obits) and Courthouse (Marriages) are within walking distance of this rich genealogical resource. Records include County Cemeteries, Death/Burial/Funeral, Naturalization, Census, Mining, Military, Indian Rolls and many records bartered with neighboring states. Volunteers are very helpful and knowledgeable on-site. Copy and Membership fees are quite reasonable.
The McAlester Regional Airport (MLC) is the convenient airport to the Econo Lodge McAlester which is conveniently located in the
heart of Pittsburg County, with easy access to local highways. The near local points of interest include the Oklahoma ...
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