John Fox, Jr. Memorial Library

The John Fox, Jr. Genealogical Library, located at 323 High Street, Paris, Kentucky, inside the lower level of the Duncan Tavern Historic Center, is a genealogical library focusing on assisting patrons documenting their Revolutionary War ancestors. The historical library contains resources unique to Bourbon County and other Kentucky counties, and also has excellent resources for other states, especially Virginia, Pennsylvania, and North Carolina. For a listing of books for different states at the Fox Library that have been identified as helping establish Proof of Service for DAR membership click here.

The John Fox, Jr. Genealogical Library serves researchers by email, regular mail, telephone calls, and of course, by visits to the library.

Hours of Operation: Wednesday – Saturday 10 AM -12 NOON and 1 PM – 4 PM

Email: John Fox Library or Telephone (859) 987-1786

Library card catalog can be accessed at

Send queries to: John Fox, Jr. Genealogical Library 323 High Street, Paris, KY 40361