Faribault Minnesota Family History Center

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The Faribault Family History Center is dedicated to providing education and support for the family history community in the Faribault area. The Family History Center is open to the public who are invited to use the resources free of charge. Trained volunteers are available during Center hours and by appointment to assist patrons.


Center Contacts and Hours[edit | edit source]

Location Map: Location Map

Address: 1002 17th St SW, Faribault, MN 55201-5520

  • Language: English

Phone: 1-507-334-7046

Email: MN_Faribault@familyhistorymail.org

Open Hours:

  • Wednesday: 6:00pm-8:00pm
  • Friday: 10:00am - 2:00 pm
  • Call 507-663-0212 for appointment other than above times.

Holiday Schedule:

Closed all major holidays.

Calendar and Events[edit | edit source]

Upcoming Events[edit | edit source]

Class Schedule[edit | edit source]

Staff Training Meetings[edit | edit source]

Center Resources[edit | edit source]

Collections[edit | edit source]

  • Patrons' Microfiche Collection -- a collection of fiche ordered by our patrons, assorted titles. Contain family histories, vital records, and other types of information.
  • Indefinite Film Collection -- a collection of films on a variety of subjects, to include vital records, county records, court records, etc.
  • Book Collection: --

Databases and Software[edit | edit source]

  • Family History Center Portal This center has access to the Family History Center Portal page which gives free access in the center to premium family history software and websites that generally charge for subscriptions.
  • 19th Centry British Library Newspaper Digital Archive
  • Access Newspaper Archive
  • Alexander Street Press - The American Civil War
  • Ancestry.com
  • ArkivDigital Online - Swedish Genealogy
  • Findmypast
  • Fold3.com (previously known as Footnote.com)
  • The Genealogist
  • Godfrey Memorial Library
  • Heritage Quest Online
  • Historic Map Works Library Edition
  • Paper Trail

Hardware and Equipment[edit | edit source]

  • computer, microfilm reader, printer


Staff Research Specialties[edit | edit source]

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Family Tree [edit | edit source]

FREE Online Genealogy Forms and Training[edit | edit source]

Online Forms[edit | edit source]

Online FamilySearch Training Videos[edit | edit source]

Online Research Training Videos[edit | edit source]

  • Wiki Wizard Videos Wiki Page - Five minute videos on how to use the Research Wiki and how to use it for genealogical research. Also includes research video series for the following:
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    • Czech Republic
    • France
    • Germany
    • Italy
    • Mexico
    • Netherlands
    • Puerto Rico
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    • Poland
    • Slovakia

Center Services[edit | edit source]

Provide 1-on-1 family history training, assistance and support

Offer Family History classes

Provide other family history resources and materials

Resources in the Local Area[edit | edit source]

Resources Outside Local Area[edit | edit source]

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Links[edit | edit source]

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