Local History

Featured Resources

Ancestry Library Edition

In-library use only. One of the largest collections of family history data online.

Chattanooga Obituaries

Index to obituaries published in the Chattanooga Times, News Free Press, and Chattanooga Times Free Press, complied by library staff. Years 1897-2014 now available.

Genealogy Connect

Contains hundreds of full text subject-appropriate periodicals perfect for business schools and entrepreneurs. Provides insights, tips, strategies and success stories.

Heritage Quest

Includes U. S. federal census records, PERiodical Source Index, family and local histories, and Revolutionary War files.

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Chattanooga Storytelling Circle

September 23 @ 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
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An event every month that begins at 6:00 PM on day Fourth of the month, repeating until October 24, 2022

Northgate
278 Northgate Mall Drive
Chattanooga, TN 37415 United States
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Paws to Read @ The Library!

October 1 @ 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
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An event every month that begins at 4:00 PM on day First of the month, repeating until November 1, 2022

Downtown
1001 Broad Street
Chattanooga, TN 37402 United States
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Chattanooga Storytelling Circle

October 28 @ 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
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An event every month that begins at 6:00 PM on day Fourth of the month, repeating until October 24, 2022

Northgate
278 Northgate Mall Drive
Chattanooga, TN 37415 United States
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Paws to Read @ The Library!

November 5 @ 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
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An event every month that begins at 4:00 PM on day First of the month, repeating until November 1, 2022

Downtown
1001 Broad Street
Chattanooga, TN 37402 United States
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Chattanooga Storytelling Circle

November 25 @ 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
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An event every month that begins at 6:00 PM on day Fourth of the month, repeating until October 24, 2022

Northgate
278 Northgate Mall Drive
Chattanooga, TN 37415 United States
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