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The Buffalo County Historical Society has numerous books in the office that can help you with genealogy or local history research.  Our most often used books are:


The History of Buffalo County / by Lawrence Kessinger in 1888


The History of Buffalo & Pepin Counties, Wisconsin / compiled by Franklyn Curtiss-Wedge in 1919


Buffalo County - A Pictorial History / by Mary Ann Pattison in 1993


Buffalo County Biographical History, Celebrating 150 Years: 1853 - 2003/ by the Buffalo County Historical Society in December 2002.


We have just added an online catalog system that allows you to search the list of other history books we have in our office.  Click here to go to the catalog!


Also, several books on individual City histories, several family histories are on file along with histories established from 19 years of Backroads Tours throughout the County.