1. About
    1. Headquarters Information
    2. NSSAR Officers
    3. NSSAR Staff
    4. SAR Mission & Goals
    5. SAR CAAH Resolution
    6. Governance
    7. Who We Are
    8. What We Do
    9. What is SAR?
    10. SAR History
    11. SAR Ladies Auxiliary
  2. Members
    1. Society Web Links
    2. SAR Handbook
    3. Application Status Report
    4. Membership Data System
    5. Forms & Manuals
    6. ShareFile
    7. SAR Committees
    8. SAR Magazine
    9. FAQ's for Members
    10. Ethics
    11. Service Partners
  3. Join SAR!
    1. Apply for Membership
    2. Find Local Society Points of Contact
    3. SAR Application References
    4. Membership Pamphlet
  4. Education
    1. American History Teacher Award
    2. Lesson Plans
    3. SAR Educator Videos
    4. Outreach Resources
    5. Order DVD/Videos
    6. SAR Outreach Education
    7. Youth Exchange
    8. Youth Contests and Awards
  5. Genealogy
    1. SAR Genealogical Policies and Materials
    2. Genealogical Copy Services
    3. Genealogical Research Services
    4. SAR Genealogy Assistants
    5. Patriot Research System
    6. Genealogy Reference Materials
    7. Children of the American Revolution
    8. State Genealogy Points of Contact for Applications
  6. Events
    1. News
    2. Congress Information
    3. Leadership Information
    4. Leadership Dates
  7. Contact Us



Common Questions About SAR

The Library’s holdings include family history books; records of states, counties, and cities that composed the original 13 colonies*; Revolutionary War-period history books, biographies, pension applications, muster rolls, etc.; census records (available in various formats); and much more.

*Connecticut, Delaware, Georgia, Maryland, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Carolina, and Virginia.

Computers with Internet access are available for use by library patrons. These
computers offer free access to research sites, such as:

Ancestry.com (all available Federal Census records can be found here, plus countless other types of records).

Fold3.com (contains millions of scanned records from the National Archives, particularly military records).

Heritage Quest Online (some Federal Census records and a variety of other information)

New England Historic Genealogical Society Databases (New England vital records, cemetery transcriptions, will abstracts, etc.)

Accessible Archives (colonial newspapers, county histories)

The online catalog of the SAR Genealogical Library can be found:

SAR Library online catalog

Monday through Friday: 9:30 AM - 4:30 PM

3rd Saturday of each month: 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Admission is $5 per day for non-SAR members

Free for SAR, spouses of SAR, DAR, C.A.R., and SR members and Friends of the SAR Library

SAR Genealogical Research Library
809 West Main Street
Louisville, Kentucky 40202
Phone: (502) 589-1776

While the SAR Library location does not have parking, there is parking available in multiple locations right around the library.

Right around the corner are two parking lots at 9th & Washington Streets and also at 8th & Washington Streets.  

There is also a parking lot across Main Street behind the Louisville Slugger Museum and Factory.

The SAR Library is always looking for those new and old publications that will assist individuals in their search for records.  Our current "Wish List" can be found:

SAR Genealogical Research Library Wish List

Some of the other materials available are listed on the following page:

What's Available

We also have various online databases available to our members.



809 W. Main Street | Louisville, KY 40202

Phone: 502-589-1776
Facsimile: 502-589-1671
Email: NSSAR@sar.org


Phone: 502-589-1779
Email: merchandise@sar.org

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