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 Contact the Genealogy staff

Mon, May 20 9:00AM to 6:00PM
Tue, May 21 9:00AM to 6:00PM
Wed, May 22 9:00AM to 6:00PM
Thu, May 23 9:00AM to 6:00PM
Fri, May 24 9:00AM to 6:00PM
Sat, May 25 Closed
Sun, May 26 Closed

411 Pujo Street
Lake Charles, LA 70601

  Parking and Amenities

  • One-hour parking is available along Bilbo Street on the West side of the building. 
  • Pujo Street is a one-way street from East to West.
  • The public kitchen includes a refrigerator and an ice maker.
 Upcoming Events

Resources and Services

  • Books, periodicals, microfilm, compiled family records, and electronic databases.
  • Indexes for obituary notices that appeared in local newspapers, as well as marriages and some births. 
  • Records on most of the American states - special emphasis on LA, TX, and MS, as well as those stated to the North along the Mississippi River, Canada, and Acadia. 
  • Limited information on British genealogy and patriotic organizations' lineage books. 
  • Cemetery and church records, parish courthouse records, military records, compiled family histories, parish histories and land records.
  • How-to books and tips to assist the novice and experienced researcher.
  • C-GOV Channel's weekly schedule - Tidbits of History
  • Yearbook Digitization Project
  • History of Mossville
  • Reclaim the Records (non-profit project)
Resources and Websites
Maude Reid Scrapbook Index
1895 to 1986 Lake Charles City Directory