Ballard-Carlisle Historical and Genealogical Society

Ballard-Carlisle Historical and Genealogical Society


The  mission of BCHGS is to preserve and interpret the history of these counties by: acquiring, preserving, and making records available for research documenting the social, economic, and political history of the county; promoting historical and genealogical research; and educating children and adults about the county’s rich cultural heritage.



BCHGS does the following to fulfill its mission:

· Hold a monthly meeting with interesting programs as available;

· Publish a bi-annual journal (The Roots Digger)  for members with articles and photos related to the history and genealogy of the Ballard and Carlisle counties;

· Sell books, publications, CDs and DVDs related to the history and genealogy of the counties;

· Administer an archival system making  records available for research about the history and genealogy of the counties.