Discover your history while exploring ours. Independence is fast becoming a nationally-known genealogy resource center, drawing researchers from all over the world.

With the addition of the state-of-the-art Midwest Genealogy Center to the already impressive facilities, Independence offers world-class resources to investigate the roots of your past.
















Jackson County Genealogical Society Research LibraryJackson County Genealogical Society Research Library

1111 W. Pacific Ave.
(in Historic Truman Depot)
(816) 252-8128

Hours: 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. Tue, Thurs and Sat and by appointment



Jackson County Historical Archives, Research and Book ShopJackson County Historical Archive & Research Center

Located in Jackson County's Historic Truman Courthouse on the Independence Square, a vast collection of local history books, documents, maps, photographs, and other materials dating from 1826 helps to tell the stories of Jackson County, Missouri, and its citizens.

112 W. Lexington Ave., Room 103

(816) 252-7454

www.jchs.org

Available by appointment only. E-mail djackson@jchs.org



Merrill J. Mattes Research LibraryMerrill J. Mattes Research Library

318 W. Pacific
(National Frontier Trails Museum)
(816) 325-7575

Hours: By appointment during regular hours at the Trails Museum

www.frontiertrailsmuseum.org



Midwest Genealogy CenterMidwest Genealogy Center

State-of-the-art facility features expanded research areas, meeting rooms, and computer lab.

3440 S. Lees Summit Rd, (816) 252-7228

Hours: 9 a.m. - 9 p.m. Mon - Thur; 9 a.m. - 6 p.m. Fri;
9 a.m. - 5 p.m. Sat; 1 -5 p.m. Sun. Closed holidays.

http://www.mymcpl.org/genealogy



Truman Library Research CenterTruman Library Research Center

State-of-the-art facility features expanded research areas, meeting rooms, and computer lab.

500 W. 24 Hwy, (816) 268-8272

Hours: Mon - Fri 8:45 a.m. - 4:45 p.m.;
Sat 8:45 a.m. - 12:45 p.m. by appointment.

www.truman.reference@nara.gov