The Troy Historical Society has a number of resources for public use at the Museum. This is a partial listing of what is available. Please contact us or visit the museum for further details.
Obituaries: Obituaries have been collected from the newspapers, local funeral homes, and from on-line sources like Find-A-Grave and Ancestry. For an index please follow this link.
Troy High School Year Books: Year books from 1919 to present are available to view. Please see the list on our Needs page for the ones we are missing.
Polk Directories: 1909, 1912/1913, 1914/1915, and 1916/1917
Telephone books: most years from 1949 to present
Area Maps: There are a number of historic maps that list the homesteader or land owners available for viewing. Two of these are dated 1894 and 1908.
Homestead & Land Patents book with maps. This book contains the original land patents and grants for Latah county homesteads. national resource
Family Files: Through the years, the Historical Society members have done genealogy research for families. Information we have are filed in Family files. These can contain: pictures, family trees, newspaper clippings, etc.
Files and Posters on: Veterans; surrounding schools; historic builds, businesses, & churches; cemeteries; sawmills; barns; banks; pioneer families; post offices; local Quilts of Valor presentations; historic building register documentation; and school reunions.
Computer with access to the digitized newspapers, Find-A-Grave and other on-line sites.
We have a microfiche and mircofilm readers available for use.
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