Research Facilities
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research facilities in and around Desoto Co, Florida

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Desoto Co.
Historical Society

           P. O. Box 1824
         Arcadia, FL  34265

Bebe Bradbury
2011 -
Desoto County Courthouse
mail P.O. Box 591  Arcadia, FL  33821
location 115 E Oak Street
(863) 993-4876
The Clerk of Courts Office contains thousands of original documents dating from the late 1880s. $1.00 per photo copy
Desoto County
Clerk of Courts Office
mail P.O. Box 591  Arcadia, FL  33821
location 115 E Oak Street
(863) 993-4876
The Clerk of Courts Office online database contains records from 1974 to the present. Ordering options for documents are available
Desoto County Library
125 N. Hillsborough Ave.
Arcadia, FL 34266
phone (863) 993-4851
fax (863) 993-4809
They don't have much to offer as far as genealogy books but do have old newspapers on microfilm
Church of the Latter Day Saints - Family History Center
1760 E. Gibson St.  Arcadia, FL  33821
(863) 993-0996
The FHC is located in the rear of the church in a mobile unit.
Open:  Mon & Wed  1-4 PM
Fri 5-9 PM
Ponger, Kays, Grady Funeral Home
50 N Hillsboro Ave Arcadia, FL 33821
(863) 494-4101
Robarts Family Funeral Home
163 N Brevard Ave Arcadia, FL 33821
(863) 494-7646
Desoto County Chamber of Commerce
16 S. Volusia Ave.  Arcadia, FL  33821
(863) 494-4033
The commerce building is located across the street from the courthouse in the historic McSwain house
Desoto County Dept of Health
34 S Baldwin Ave Arcadia, FL 33821
(863) 993-4601
Manatee County Historical Records Library
mailing  P.O. Box 1000  Bradenton, FL  34206
location  1405 4th Ave W, Downtown Bradenton, FL
(941) 741-4070
This library holds the original records of the old county seat located in Pine Level, FL.
$1.00 per photo copy
Manatee County (Bradenton) Central Library
1301 Barcarrota Blvd.  Bradenton, FL
(941) 748-5555
An excellent genealogy section located upstairs in the library
Florida Baptist Childrens Homes
1015 Sikes Blvd. Lakeland, FL
(863) 687-8811
The state office is located in Lakeland, Polk Co, FL
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