Franklin North Carolina 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.

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Center Contacts and Hours[edit | edit source]

Location Map:


  • 33 Pine Ridge Rd Franklin NC 28734 United States
  • Entrance to the Library is up the steps and through first door as you enter the parking lot.
  • There is a sign by the library entrance to the building.
  • If locked, there is a door bell for entrance.
  • Language:English


  • Center During Open Hours 1-828-369-8329 -- Director Home 828-524-3900



Open Hours:

  • Monday: By Appointment
  • Tuesday:By Appointment
  • Wednesday::9:00am-1:00pm also 3:00pm - 6:00pm
  • Thursday:By Appointment
  • We advise you call for an appointment, to assure someone will be on duty. 828-524-3900

Holiday Schedule:

Closed New Years: Easter: Memorial Day: Independence Day: Veterans Day: Thanksgiving and Christmas: Volunteer staff is absent periodically due to weather or illness:

Calendar and Events[edit | edit source]

Upcoming Events[edit | edit source]

Class Schedule Wednesdays 3pm - 6pm[edit | edit source]

Staff Training Meetings: [edit | edit source]

Center Resources[edit | edit source]

Collections[edit | edit source]

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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. (Note to FHC: Not all FHCs have access to this portal. If you do not, you will want to remove this entire bullet. If you do have access to it, just remove this text in italics.)

Hardware and Equipment[edit | edit source]

  • Our library has 4 computers with Free Premium Web Site access. We have a lap top station as well as a Microfilm Reader and Microfiche Machine.

Center Services[edit | edit source]

Staff Research Specialties[edit | edit source]

All staff well qualified to help you research your family history. Volunteer Indexing Training is also available.

Resources in the Local Area[edit | edit source]

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Links[edit | edit source]

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Volunteer at the Center[edit | edit source]

We are currently looking for volunteers for a Monday, Tuesday and Saturday shift.  Call Janet Anderson for more information.