Genealogy & Local History
The library has collected several useful web sites for family research.
Local History Books
These digitized books are PDF files and are best viewed in Internet Explorer browser. See the Adobe web site for more information.
Portage: a Sesquicentennial History, by Michael J. Goc, 2004
A History of Columbia County, Wisconsin: a Narrative Account of its Historical Progress, its People, and its Principal Interests, edited by J.E. Jones, 1914
An Intensive Historical Architectural and Historical Survey of the City of Portage, Columbia County, Wisconsin, by Joyce McKay, 1993
History of Columbia County, Wisconsin, 1880