Palatines to America
Type: Non-profit, National Genealogical Society with 6 state chapters
Purpose: To promote the study of Germanic immigration to North America, to publish information of general interest, and to provide a means for members to exchange information and share research.
Mailing Address: P.O. Box 141260, Columbus, OH 43214
Phone Number: 614-267-4700
Join here: Palatines to America Membership
Research (or Focus) Areas: Any German-speaking region
Research Services: Provide research of information available in the resource center headquarters and/or the Palatines to America collection at the Columbus Metropolitan Library. $25 for members; $50 for non-members.
Library: The extensive contents of the former Palatines to America library office were donated to the Columbus Metropolitan Library upon moving the office to a new, smaller facility. The library is located at 96 S. Grant Ave., Columbus, Ohio. The contents of this collection of over 2,500 volumes can be found by clicking Resources > Online Catalog link from the Palatines to America website. Additional information about the library can be found on their website at: http://www.columbuslibrary.
Store/Publications: In the Bookstore portion of our website, you can join/renew membership, order previous issues of The Palatine Immigrant, issues of Pages from the Past, a variety of other books, maps, pins, and German hiking medals.
Indexes: Anyone can view indexes of all quarterly issues of our journal, The Palatine Immigrant, starting in 1975. The are indexed via names, locations, topic, etc. and are accessible from the Database tab on the home page. Any back issue may then be ordered via the Bookstore.