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Sons of the American Revolution Library

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Address: 809 W Main St, Louisville, KY 40202-2619
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Not What We Expected!

We came down from Maryland to do some additional research on our Patriots. Unfortunately, their resources and information is very limited. Only stayed for an hour. We actually... read more

3 of 5 bubblesReviewed 10 June 2016
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Frederick, MD
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 June 2016

We came down from Maryland to do some additional research on our Patriots. Unfortunately, their resources and information is very limited. Only stayed for an hour. We actually can find way more information through the DAR library in Washington, DC.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 July 2015

If I lived in Louisville, I'd be at this library constantly since I'm a history buff and also into family genealogy. It's a relatively small library, but I really liked the contents. And staff were as helpful as they could be. As it was, I spent hours perusing the shelves on both levels. I think it's well worth a visit... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 July 2015 via mobile

The society of the sons of the American Revolution have been in existence for over 125 years. During that time it's members have fostered and promoted the principles on which United States of America was founded. The SAR museum and library is one of the best research facilities regarding the revolution in the United States today. The library is filled... More 

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Grand Rapids, Michigan
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 May 2015

Very excited to see the SAR building and the museum, but upon arrival was asked by Security? or Guide? what we were there for and we advised to see the artifacts and museum. He excused himself to ask his manager if that woud be "okay". We were puzzled as the book "Kentucky - Off the Beaten Path" advised that this... More 

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Fairburn, Georgia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 June 2014

I have used this library in the old location but it has only gotten better with the move to main street. Books, microfilm, micro-fish, manuscripts, the new museum next door will add to museum row!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 December 2012

Open staks which is great. Wonderful staff! I have done all my family research at this library. The SAR welcomes all to use their wonderful library. They have the complete Mayflower Books series. Good records for DAR. They can really help and guide you through your family research.

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