Whittier Area Genealogical Society
Whittier Area Genealogical Society
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Access the Whittier Digital Newspaper Collection 1888-1956 & the Whittier Historical Photograph Collection online. More local history and genealogy resources are available onsite.
The Historical Society operates the Whittier Museum and provides tours of the Historic Bailey House. The Whittier Museum and Bailey House are open to the public with free admission.
The Hacienda Heights Family History Center provides family history research guidance, genealogy database user support, and assistance to both beginning and experienced family history researchers.
The library is located in Anaheim, only 15 miles southeast of Whittier and is an extension of the world famous Family History Library in Salt Lake City, Utah and one of 15 such regional genealogy libraries located throughout the western United States.
Since 1914, Rose Hills has been a place to remember. Then it was an 18-acre memorial park serving the Whittier, California area. Today, Rose Hills is North America’s largest memorial park,
The DAR is one of the most inclusive genealogical societies in the country. Any woman 18 or older who can prove lineal descent from a patriot of the American Revolutionn is eligible for membership.
Located in the Historic Uptown District, the Association sponsors an Annual Neighborhood Holiday Decoration Contest, and sponsors Home Tours open to the public.
The mission of the Whittier Uptown Association (WUA) is to encourage tourism to its charming Historic community and promote the interests of its members.
Housed on the City of Whittier website, this link details historic buildings and locations in the city.
The park features a 19th adobe building, the home of Pío Pico, governor of Alta California under Mexican control. His heritage included Spanish, Italian, Native American and African.
Explore the history of the region from 1830 to 1930. Visit the Workman House, La Casa Nueva and El Campo Santo, burial place of many prominent pioneer family members.
The museum is in Yorba Linda, Nixon's birthplace. The family moved to Whittier in 1922, and Nixon lived in Whittier for many years, serving as the Deputy City Attorney in 1938.