The Genealogical Benefits of Becoming a Hayes Presidential Library Member

Each member at the $50 or above level receive these genealogical benefits:

1.  One year’s subscription at home to

Log in to the Hayes Presidential Library’s membership - My Account - at the top right of the home page and then click on the links to access MyHeritage at home. 

MyHeritage website features

Over 5 billion primary historical records from the United States, Europe, and other regions, with coverage starting from the 16th century

A focus on people-based records, which contain information about both everyday people and prominent individuals across societies and periods of time

The USA federal census (1790-1940) with images

816 million US public records

More than 80 million historical photographs

Directories, guides, references, biographies and yearbooks

New collections containing millions of records added monthly​

An anonymous donor helps make this subscription possible.

This MyHeritage subscription is the Library version and does not allow individuals to build their family tree on the site, but you have access to all the databases

An anonymous donor help make this subscription possible.

2.  On-site discount on photocopies of library/manuscript materials ($.10 copies vs. $.25 copies)

3.  For members unable to attend Genealogy Classes,  access to the handouts created for each class including:

Tracing House's History

Beginning Genealogy

Internet Genealogy

German Immigration - Publish Your Family Memories

Finding Your Civil War Ancestors 

A Presidential Library with a Genealogical Slant


If you are not a member and would like to join, please click here:
and add your order to the online shopping cart. Remember to join at the $50 or higher level in order to get online at home.

If you do not like to shop online, you can print out the forms online and mail a check for the proper amount to

Hayes Presidential Library & Museums
Spiegel Grove
Fremont, OH 43420

Meghan Wonderly
Membership Coordinator
[email protected]


Mary Lou Halbeisen
Information Systems Manager
[email protected]