NOTE: Registration for the Palatines to America National Conference is now open. Register at PALAM Bookstore.
NOTE: The Palatine to America book collection at the Columbus Metropolitan Library (CML) will be moved to the Whitehall Library branch, 4371 E. Board St., Columbus, OH 43213 during February 2015 due to construction at CML. The collection will NOT be available during February 2015. The collection will be available from April 1, 2015 thru August 2016 at the Whitehall Branch. If you plan to do research at CML, please call ahead during this time period to find the status and location of the PALAM book collection, (614) 645-2275.
Palatines to America German Genealogy Society (PALAM) is an national organization dedicated to finding German speaking ancestors and their place of origin. Whether your ancestors are from Germany, Austria, Alsace, Switzerland, Luxemborg, Lichtenstein, Poland, Russia, Denmark, Netherlands, East Prussian, Pomerania, Brandenberg, Silesia, Galicia, Bohemia or other German speaking areas, PALAM can help you find that illusive ancestor.
Organized in 1975, PALAM has an extensive collection of German Immigrant Ancestor files. Our library collection is housed at the Columbus Metropolitan Library, Columbus, Ohio. The library is located at 96 S Grant Ave., Columbus, Ohio 43215.
Our membership consists of persons at all levels of research beginners to professionals. Members are happy to help you and share information with you. Pay-for research is available also.
Our online databases some public, some members only, can connect you with other researchers seeking the same family names and hard to find information for your family. See link in main site navigation.