Print this Page

Home

 Welcome to the Old Buncombe County Genealogical Society

We are running a great sale on all of our books now until the end of 2016! Every book in our catalog is 25% off through December 31, 2016. You can buy books several ways:

  1. New Books online at our eBay store – click here to go directly to our eBay store to order your new books using a credit card or PayPal account. The prices online already reflect the 25% discount.

  2. Surplus Books online at our eBay store – we are selling surplus books again on eBay! Click here to go directly to our Surplus Books on auction in our eBay store. You will find many history and genealogy books so keep watch over our list. Our prices start low and we update them each month.

  3. On site at our library – visit the OBCGS Library to pick out your books to take home. Directions can be found by clicking on the “Contact” button at the top of our website.

  4. Through the mail – click here Book Catalog Nov 2016 for our bookstore catalog which has an order form at the back. Please fill it out and mail it to us at P.O. Box 2122, Asheville, NC 28802. You will have to deduct the 25% yourself on the form before you send it with a check or money order.

What a great idea for a holiday gift for your favorite genealogist this year! Or treat yourself for those books you’ve always wanted!

The OBCGS Library will be closed for the Christmas Holiday from Friday, December 23 at 4:30 until it reopens on Tuesday, December 27 at 9:30 am.  Please call 828-253-1894 if you have any questions about our open hours, volunteer opportunities or events.

 

Happy Holidays to everyone!

Permanent link to this article: http://www.obcgs.com/

OBCGS Featured in the News in 2016

OBCGS Featured in the News in 2016 June 1, 2016 – The Old Buncombe County Genealogical Society (OBCGS) has been featured in several stories about local history this year. We were contacted on several different stories and were able to help the reporters get facts, pictures and documents as resources on each subject. WLOS has …

Read more

OBCGS Honored with Gold Badge from volunteer service at the NGS 2015 Family History Conference.

OBCGS Honored for NGS Volunteer Service

OBCGS has been honored to receive a “Gold Badge as Superior Volunteer” from the National Genealogical Society (NGS) for the service performed by one of our members at their May 2016 Family History Conference: Connie Bradshaw, a long-time member of OBCGS and a professional genealogist, performed over 10 hours of volunteer service during the NGS …

Read more

OBCGS Featured in the News 2015

  OBCGS Featured in the News in 2015 Jan. 1, 2016 – The Old Buncombe County Genealogical Society (OBCGS) has been so happy to have been featured in several stories about local history on WLOS News, Channel 13. We were contacted on three different stories and were able to help the reporters get facts, pictures …

Read more

Researching Your African American Family History in North Carolina

Early Buncombe County slave deeds and cohabitation records have become available to the public on the Buncombe County website. The Register of Deeds office is very progressive and has made all kinds of vital records available publicly. They set a fine example for other municipalities and are making a huge difference in helping descendants trace …

Read more