Escanaba Michigan Family History Center

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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: Located where the old OSF hospital was

Location Map

Address:

  • 1315 9th Ave S Escanaba MI 49829 United States
  • Language:English

Phone:

  • 1-906-789-0370 or 1-906-280-6086

E-mail:

  • MI_Escanaba@ldsmail.net

Open Hours:

  • Tuesday: 10 am - 5pm
  • Thursday: 10 am - 3 pm
  • Friday: 10 am - 3 pm
  • Saturday: BY APPOINTMENT
  • To make an appointment for other times, please call in advance at (1-906-789-0370 or 1-906-280-6086

Holiday Schedule:

We occasionally close unexpectedly because of inclement weather or illness:



Calendar and Events

Upcoming Events : BEGINNING YOUR GENEOLOGY

Class Schedule : THRUSDAY FEBRUARY 16, 2017 6:00 TO 8:00 P.M. CLASSES LIMITED TO 5. IF YOU HAVE A LAPTOP PLEASE BRING IT. ONGOING CLASSES AVAILABLE

Staff Training Meetings


Center Resources

Collections

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.

Hardware and Equipment

We have computers, microfilm readers, printers and a huge selection of books for Delta County and surrounding areas

Center Services

Staff Research Specialties

Family history centers provide one-on-one assistance and free access to premium genealogical websites. In addition, many centers have free how-to genealogy classes. See family history center for more information. Search the online FHC directory for a nearby family history center.

• We have Family History Consultants to assist you. These volunteers donate their time and some specialize in the following areas:

  • U.S. Research
  • Finnish Research
  • German Research
  • Family Tree

•Indexing - Arbitration

•Pedigree Fan Charts

Danish, Norwegian, Swedish Research Patrons may bring their own laptops for note-taking or entering information into personal genealogical programs, with the disclaimer that the owner is responsible for the security of the device. Wireless internet is currently available in the building, though there may be days when availability is limited due to updating, etc.

We encourage visitors to bring own their digital cameras for copying images from microfilm or microfiche Then you have your own digital record and can take the images home to clean them up on your imaging program! If the FHC camera is used, copies may be printed or files may be transferred to a jump drive using the XnView program found on the computer in the main office.

Memory sticks/jump drives can be used to download information from the microfilm scanner.


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