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Free Family Painting Event at the Wegner Grotto
Postcard Painting Weekend Offers Prizes for Painters and Family Fun at the Grotto On August 2-3 the Wegner Grotto County Park, located 9 miles north of Sparta, will host a weekend of family fun through art making...
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Rare books, yearbooks, plat maps & old directories added to giftshop
Vintage high school yearbooks from Sparta and Tomah, old city directories, Monroe Co...
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Several Local History Room indexes and research aids are available to you through this website by clicking HERE,
or simply use the "Quick Search" on the right of this page.


The Local History Room research library is an essential resource to the genealogist and local historian.
A wide variety of information is available on Monroe County,
its towns, cities, villages, and people.

Resources available to library patrons include:

  • Cemetery Files & Index
  • Birth, Death, & Marriage Indexes
  • County and Circuit Court Records
  • School Records
  • Church Records
  • Plat Maps from 1877-present
  • Probate Index
  • Naturalization Records
  • Federal Census: 1850-1930
  • State Census: 1836-1905
  • Family Research Files
  • Compiled Family Histories
  • Sparta Newspaper Index
  • Tomah Newspaper Index
  • Monroe County Newspapers on Microfilm
  • WWI Draft Registration Data
  • Civil War Veteran Records
  • City Directories: 1897-present
  • High School Yearbooks
  • Tax Rolls
  • Manuscript Collections
  • Thousands of Photographs
  • And much more!
For Research Library location and hours, click here

To Submit a research request, click here

To access online indexes and research aides, click here

      


Monroe County Local History Room & Museum | 200 W. Main St., Sparta, WI 54656 | Phone: (608)269-8680 | Fax: (608)269-8921 | Email: MCLHR@centurytel.net
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