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Genealogical and Historical Society
of Caldwell County
We are also known as
Caldwell County Genealogical
and Historical Society
215 South Pecan Avenue, Luling TX 78648
How to Find Us!
Email: C.C. Gen. & Hist. Society
The purpose of the organization is educational: to provide and maintain an
organization for the study of historical and genealogical records, to collect
and preserve these records in accordance with good archival practices, and to
make them available for research in the Historical Research Center (HRC),
Luling Public Library.
Historical Society Research Center hours:
Tuesday thru Friday 1 PM-5 PM
Saturday 10 to 1 by appointment
Volunteers are on duty to assist daily.
Telephone to be sure, if you wish, 830-875-9466
Volunteers will do
quick look-ups in response to email and postal requests as time permits.
The Research Center has a large number of both Caldwell County
and non-Caldwell County records, books, and quarterlies
on the shelves for public use. Microfilm of Texas Census, Lockhart newspaper,
and available Luling newspapers are held for use of the public.
Surname (family) books in the Research Center
are listed here.
Queries are answered as time permits, a Self-Addressed-Stamped-Envelope is required.
Extensive research must be referred to an outside researcher, and a list
can be provided.
For Election of Officers
2nd Monday in November, 6:30 PM
November - date, time and location to be published in local papers and posted on this site.
Special meetings during the year will also be announce in the area newspaper and on our website.
CCG&HSoc is a 501-3c non-profit organization.
Membership is open to anyone who
has an interest in preserving genealogy
and history regardless of race or creed.
Single, $20; Couple, $25; Friend of the Library,
$35; Sponsor, $50; Patron, $100
Last three categories have name printed in the Plum Creek Almanac.
Annual Dues, from January to December.
Circulation of the Plum Creek Almanac includes Exchanges nationwide
Members from New England to Alaska
We do not sell advertising space, however we accept
and review books.
The award-winning Plum Creek Almanac has been published
twice a year since 1983.
A copy of every issue is on the shelf in the Historical
PCA Locations will help you locate
other sources of back issues of the journal.
A copy of the Index to
Contents of the Plum Creek Almanac is posted at
Subscription to the PCA is included in membership dues.
Material is solicited for the vertical files and
possible inclusion in the PCA from anyone with interest in Caldwell County, and in
the area which covered DeWitt's Colony. Other materials are welcome, and will be
added as space permits.
Deadline for copy for the Spring issue is February 1st;
Fall issue deadline is July 1st.
Order Form for
the books: "Where Roots Intertwine" and
"Caldwell County Kin: The First 150 Years"
2010 Elected Officers:
Bill Watson, President
Winston Holcombe, Vice President
Evelyn Gottwald, Recording Secretary
Warren Edwards, Treasurer
Patricia Crisler, Corresponding Secretary.
Past President: LuDell Jeffers
Appointed for 2012:
Editor: Peggy Engledow
Librarian: Candice Wiester
Membership Chairman: Ima Roycroft
Genealogical Records: Sherri Basham
Computer/Internet: Nancy Hickman
About Lockhart, the County Seat:
Lockhart Chamber of Commerce
About the City of Luling: Luling Home Page
Special thanks to ROOTSWEB
for Server Space and Support.
© 1963-2013 Genealogical and Historical Society
of Caldwell County