Mount Vernon Virginia Family History Center
|This article describes the services and resources available at a Family History Center, a branch facility of the Family History Library.|
The Mount Vernon Virginia Family Center is located in the Franconia area of Alexandria, Virginia and in the Mount Vernon Virginia Stake Center. We are available to help you get started with family history research and can help you view various films and fiche available through the FamilySearch Catalog
Center Contacts and Hours[edit | edit source]
- 6219 Villa St Alexandria VA 22310-1725 United States (entrance on the south side of the building)
Open Hours: View calendar
Please visit this page often for updates. Please confirm the hours on the calendar above prior to traveling to the Family History Center.
- Sundays 3-5 pm
- Thursdays 7-9 pm
- Some Saturdays 10am-12pm
In accordance with CDC guidance, wearing a mask is requested for all, including those vaccinated. If you are not comfortable coming into the Family History Center and need virtual assistance, please email the address listed above.
Holiday Schedule and Closings:
Closed all major holidays
The center is closed when the Fairfax County Schools are closed for inclement weather.
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]
Our Family History center provides access to relevant technology, premium subscription services, and digital records, including restricted content not available at home.
Databases and Software[edit | edit source]
- The Family History Center Portal Service has completed its maintenance and upgrades! This resource can now be used at the Family History Center.
- 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. This includes Ancestry.com, FindMyPast, MyHeritage, Fold3, 19th Century British Library Newspaper Digital Archive, Alexander Street Press (Civil War databases), Proquest Obituaries, Kinpoint Premium, and Puzzilla.org.
Hardware and Equipment[edit | edit source]
- The center has several microfilm readers, one of which is connected to a computer that will allow you to scan the records and save them to a flash drive. There are three computers with internet access that you can use to do research.
Center Services[edit | edit source]
Staff Research Specialties[edit | edit source]
Resources in the Local Area[edit | edit source]
- National Archives and Records Administration, Washington, DC
- Library of Congress, Washington, DC
- DAR (Daughters of the American Revolution)
- Martin Luther King Public Library, Washington DC Special Collections
- Maryland Archives
- Maryland Genealogical Society
- Virginia Room of the Fairfax County Virginia Library
- Mt. Vernon Genealogy Society
- Virginia Genealogical Society
- Afro-American Historical & Genealogical Society (AAHGS)
Links[edit | edit source]
Other Family History Centers in the area:
- Annandale Virginia Family History Center 3900 Howard St, Annandale VA 22003
- McLean Virginia Family History Center 2034 Great Falls St, Falls Church VA 22043
- Washington DC Family History Center 10000 Stoneybrook Dr Kensington MD 20895
- Woodbridge Virginia Family History Center 3000 Dale Boulevard, Dale City VA 22193
Volunteer at the Center[edit | edit source]
If you are interested in volunteering at the center, please contact the temple and family history consultant - center at VA_MountVernon@familyhistorymail.org.