Pierre South Dakota 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]

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Address: 506 N Jefferson Ave Pierre, SD 57501


Language: English

  • This is not a mailing address. Due to limited staff, Pierre Family History Center is unable to respond to mail inquiries.

Phone: 605-224-2586

E-mail: SD_Pierre@familyhistorymail.org

Open Hours:

  • Tuesday: By appointment 1:00pm-7:00pm
  • Wednesday: 3:30pm-7:30pm
  • 3rd Saturday: 9:00am-12:00pm - Open Class at 9:30

Holiday Schedule:

  • Closed July 4th week
  • Closed Thanksgiving week
  • Closed last two weeks in December
  • Closed 1st weekend in Apr/Oct for General Conference.
  • We occasionally close unexpectedly because of inclement weather or illness. Please call for information about unexpected alterations to our normal operation hours.

Calendar and Events:

Class Schedule:[edit | edit source]

  • Third Saturday of the month at 9:30 pm, except November and December.
  • Go here to see schedule and download handouts.

Staff Training Meetings:[edit | edit source]

  • Third Saturday of the month, at 9:10 am except November and December.

Center Resources[edit | edit source]

Collections[edit | edit source]

Databases and Software[edit | edit source]

  • 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[edit | edit source]

  • 4 computers 1 digital microfilm/microfiche reader for patron use.

Resources in the Local Area[edit | edit source]

900 Governors Drive
Pierre, South Dakota 57501

Links[edit | edit source]

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