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The Genealogical Society of Old Tryon County
Keepers of Time

The Genealogical Society of Old Tryon County is a non-profit organization created and maintained for the purpose of gathering, compiling, publishing and permanently preserving the historical and genealogical records of the area encompassing and surrounding the original Tryon County. It is our responsibility to protect and add to the records of history. In so doing, we are the Keepers of Time.



Mailing Address:
PO Box 938
Forest City, NC 28043


828 247-8700

Physical Address:
319 Doggett Road
Forest City, NC 28043
  Standard hours of operation:  

10:00-2:00 M Tu Th F
10:00-7:00 on Wednesday.

  If you plan to travel and use the library on Saturday,
please call in advance so a volunteer can be there.

Visitors should call to confirm when the library is closed for holidays.

Our brochures were funded in part by a grant from Rutherford County Tourism Development Authority.