Kennewick Washington 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[edit | edit source]

Location Map:


  • 895 W Gage Blvd Richland WA United States
  • Use the west entrance that faces the temple. The Gage Family History Center will be the second door on your left as you enter the building.
  • Language:English


  • Please leave phone messages at: 1-509-240-9488, and we will get back to you. If you have questions, please email Brother McBride at: or WA_Kennewick@familyhistorymail.organd leave your message..

E-mail: first, then use

Open Hours:

Closures The GAGE Temple Family History Center is closed due to the pandemic. We will be upgrading the memory in all of our computers at GAGE and making sure that all Microsoft updates are installed. At the direction the Kennewick Washington Stake Presidency, the center will be opened at the time that it will be safe to work there. Please accept our apologies for this inconvenience ... but this is beyond our control.

Thank you all for your patience.

Closure for Columbia River Temple renovations

Closed on Saturdays during General Conference

Closed during stake family weeks.

Usually closed when the Columbia River Temple is closed.

Usually closed on Holidays such as the Memorial Day, the 4th of July, Labor Day, Thanksgiving, and Christmas.

Sometimes closed for bad weather conditions

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]

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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]

  • 8 computers, scanner for slides or other pictures or documents, Lexmark color printer/scanner to scan directly into Family Search, large-capacity printer, microfilm reader. (Include the resources you have to help individuals do their research - computers, microfilm readers, printers, etc. )

Center Services[edit | edit source]

Staff Research Specialties[edit | edit source]

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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]

Volunteers are always welcome. Kennewick Temple Family History Consultants or other experienced Family History Consultants for the dates/times shown open on this site. You can contact Brother McBride at