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    sandee_o Posts: 9, Reputation: 1
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    Sep 29, 2010, 04:15 PM
    How do I search history on a house
    How or where can I find history on a house? Without having to pay to find it! Like on the internet sites make u...
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    JudyKayTee Posts: 46,503, Reputation: 4600
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    Sep 29, 2010, 04:20 PM

    Make you what?

    What are you trying to find and where are you? Your local library will have newspapers on microfilm if you want a crime history or something similar.
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    Fr_Chuck Posts: 81,300, Reputation: 7691

    Sep 29, 2010, 04:22 PM

    What type of history, if you want to know who has owned it, you go to the recorder of deeds and do a deed search of all past owners.

    If you are looking for history of events, like deaths, or robberies, there really is no record, you may check at the local police department to see what is there.
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    Wondergirl Posts: 37,884, Reputation: 5429
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    Sep 29, 2010, 04:25 PM

    If there's a village or county museum, it might have records on homes in the town or county, especially if something unusual or major happened at that house. Like Judy said, often the village public library will have files on homes too, or it might be able to put you in touch with the local historian. Usually every town has at least one person who knows the town's history and may even have written newspaper articles or a book.
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    sandee_o Posts: 9, Reputation: 1
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    Sep 29, 2010, 04:37 PM
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    I want to find the history on my grandparents house... I know her parents owned it be for her but I want to know if there were any other owners and if anything happened there in the past that would make me have a dream over an over when I was little
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    Sep 29, 2010, 04:39 PM
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    I'm in Ohio... I just want to find out the history of pass owners... other then my grandparents and her parents it was my granmothers child hood home

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