Many resources for local history and genealogy are kept in the vault at Lodi Public Library. Most cannot be checked out, but all may be viewed in the library.
Here's a taste of what's available:
- Lodi Valley News microfilm available 1874-1904
- Lodi Enterprise microfilm available 1894-1996 (incomplete collection)
- Lodi Enterprise archived newspapers from 1964 to current edition
Local Cemetery Records
Collection of Yearbooks
Local History Books
- Wisconsin Historical Society
- Columbia County Historical Society
Myrtle Lintner Spear Museum, 112 N Main St., Pardeeville WI 53954, phone: (608) 429-1447
- Dane County Historical Society
- Lodi Valley Historical Society:
Jolivette Historic House, 173 S Main St. Lodi WI 53555, phone: (608) 592-5910, (608) 592-4392 or (608) 592-4281
- University of Wisconsin Digital Collection includes many historical record collections that have been scanned for your immediate access over the Internet.
- WIGenWeb project, Columbia County
- Wisconsin State Genealogical Society, Inc.
- WI Department of Transportation's Ferry History
- Find a Grave - pictures and info on cemeteries and headstones
- FamilySearch - not just an online resource, also a film vault managed by the Church of Latter Day Saints
- Find my Past - recommended especially for UK research
- Fold3 - military records site (pay site, but offers 1-week free trial)
- Recollection Wisconsin - digital archives of historical Wisconsin stories