Research & Genealogy

The Ferndale Museum offers genealogy, archival research materials and assistance for members (if you are not a member, you can join on this site) who are interested in historical research for both personal and professional endeavors. We offer outstanding resources for your historical or genealogical research. We have an extensive archive of material for those looking for information about friends and family, including individual and family biographical files, photographic archives, computer archives, telephone directories, business directories, voting and census data, cemetery censuses, accession and tax assessment records, Ferndale Enterprise archives, maps and historical books focusing on Ferndale, the Eel River Valley, and the Mattole Valley.

If you are interested in research, using The Ferndale Museum genealogy resources, we strongly recommend you make an appointment so that we may have material ready for you when you arrive. You may schedule an appointment by contacting us at 707-786-4466.