Albany New York Family History Center

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United States
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Albany County
Albany Family History Center
FamilySearch This article describes the services and resources available at a Family History Center, a branch facility of the Family History Library.

Center Contacts and Hours

Location Map:


  • 411 Loudon Rd Loudonville NY 12211 United States
  • This is not a mailing address. Due to limited staff, Family History Centers are unable to respond to mail inquiries.
  • Family History Center entrance is located at the left side door near the back of the church building.
  • Language:English


  • 1-518-463-2566[[Image:]]1-518-463-2566



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Open Hours:

  • Tuesday: 10:00am-2:00pm
  • Wednesday: 6:00pm-8:00pm
  • Thursday: 10:00am-2:00pm

Holiday Schedule: Thanksgiving - Closed November 21-22; Christmas/New Years - Closed December 21, 2018-January 2, 2019.

Call in case of inclement weather


Upcoming Events

Stake Family Discovery Day

  • Location: 411 Loudon Road LOUDONVILLE NEW YORK United States

Center Resources


  • The Albany NY Family History Center has copies of the Rensselaer County rural cemetery records on microfilm.

Databases and Software

  • FHC 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.

Free Access to Premium Online Databases

  • library edition
  • Newspaper Archives
  • Find My Past (access to limited records)
  • Heritage Quest Online
  • 19th Century British Library Newspaper Digital Archive
  • Alexander Street Press - The American Civil War
  • ArkivDigital Online
  • Historical Map Works Library Edition
  • LegacyStories
  • Paper Trail
  • World Vital Records

 Hardware and Equipment

Readers are available for patrons to view the films and fiche ordered through the FamilySearch Catalog. This center has a digital imaging system to save or print copies of images from microfilm.

Resources in the Local Area

Cultural Education Center
222 Madison Avenue
Albany, NY 12230
(518) 474-5161[[Image:]](518) 474-5161

Cultural Education Center
222 Madison Avenue
Albany, NY 12230
(518) 474-8955[[Image:]](518) 474-8955

95 Tivoli Street
Albany, NY 12207
(518) 436-3663[[Image:]](518) 436-3663
Hours: Monday through Friday, 8:30am to 4:30pm


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