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Libraries and Societies


   Gogebic Range Genealogy Society
This society covers Gogebic County, Michigan and Iron County, Wisconsin.
  • Resources at the society website include obits, history and photos.
  •   Mercer Genealogy Club
    Meetings held on the last Wed. of every month
  • Contact Clemetta Evenson at 715-476-3462 or the Mercer Library at 715-476-2366


      Iron County Historical Museum
    303 Iron Street, Hurley, WI 54534
  • phone: (715) 561-2244
  • Hours: 10am to 2pm. Mon., Wed, Fri, Sat, (Except Holidays)
  •    Iron County Historical Society
    202 Iron St Hurley, WI 54534
  • Phone: 715-561-2244
  •   Mercer Area Historical Society
    Meetings held every 3rd Wed of the month
  • PO Box 638 Mercer WI 54547
  • Contact: Clemetta Evenson 715 476-3462
  •   Mercer Historical Museum-(Railroad Car)
    Museum is located at 5278N Lakeview Ave, Mercer
  • Open memorial weekend through Labor Day; M-F 10am-2Pm and Sat & Sun 11am-3pm


       Hurley Public Library
    405 5th Ave. N., Hurley, WI 54534
  • Hours: Monday - Friday: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m
  • phone:715 561-5707
  • FAX 715-561-3222
  • email
  •    Mercer Public Library
    P.O. Box 561 2648 Margaret Mercer, WI 54547
  • phone: 715 476-2366
  • FAX 715-476-2366
  • email
  •   Montreal Public Library
    Branch of Hurley Public Library
  • 53 Wisconsin Avenue Montreal, WI 54550
  • phone: 715-561-4955


    The Wisconsin Historical Society is both a state agency and a private membership organization. Founded in 1846, two years before statehood, and chartered in 1853, it is the oldest American historical society to receive continuous public funding. The Society serves as the archives of the State of Wisconsin; it collects books, periodicals, maps, manuscripts, relics, newspapers, and audio and graphic materials as they relate to North America;
  • 816 State Street, Madison WI 53706
  • phone: (608) 264-6400

  •    History Center and Archives (HCA)
    formerly known as ARC-NORTH (Area Reseach Center) The History Center and Archives at Ashland is a branch of the Wisconsin Historical Society and holds records for nine counties including Iron County: Naturalization Records; Pre-1907 bdm; newspapers on microfilm; platmaps; etc. For a complete list of Iron County Records held at Ashland click on.. IRON COUNTY PAGE
  • located in the Northern Great Lakes Visitor Center in Ashland
  • address: 29270 County Hwy G, AshlandWI 54806-9339
  • phone: (715) 685-685-2648 fax: (715) 685-2680
  • email

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