The Ballard-Carlisle Historical and Genealogical Society is a group of people from the two counties, as well as around the country, who share a common interest in preserving the primary and secondary records of Ballard and Carlisle counties—as well as a passion for history in general.
Rodney Dennis, President
Pat Abell Sullivan, Vice President
Sally Boulton, Secretary/Treasurer
Teresa Morris Salonimer, Corresponding Secretary
Meetings are held 4th Monday, 6pm, April - October;
4th Sunday, 2pm, November - March.
We provide limited "lookup" capabilities for those needing information on their families. Our services are provided by volunteers who will provide as much information as possible. They will also attempt to provide you with a path to follow to continue your search.
As of October 2021, these services are free for the first hour, then $25/hr thereafter for non-members.
Research is free for members of the BCHGS.
Visitors to the Society can research through our microfilm of Kentucky Death Certificates for the years 1911 - latest year released, Court Records and Newspapers; Microfiche of Kentucky births and deaths; Surname files of families as well as communities, churches, and schools; and Oral Histories.
We have 2 amazing History Books available. The first history book was published in 1992.
We are glad to announce that we have reprinted these books and they are now available to purchase .
Please read carefully the description of this book on the order form; it is not hardbound.
The second book was published in 2014; it is hardbound.
We love our visitors, so feel free to visit during normal business hours.
PO Box 279, 257 4th Street, Wickliffe, KY 42087
The Society is open on Friday, 9am—4pm. Volunteers are on hand to help with your research. For Thursday appointments, contact Rodney Dennis, email@example.com.