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Roanoke Virginia 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:


6311 Wayburn Dr Salem VA 24153 United States

  • Directions going north on Interstate 81
    1. Take the VA-419 exit, EXIT 141, toward Salem.
    2. Go 0.24 miles
    3. Turn left onto N. Electric Rd/VA-419.
    4. Go 1.02 miles
    5. Turn left onto Dalewood Ave.
      1. Dalewood Ave. is 0.2 miles past Locke St
      2. If you reach Reece Rd. you've gone about 0.2 miles too far
      3. Then 0.04 miles
    6. Turn left onto Wayburn Dr.
    7. Go 0.2 miles
    8. Family History Library, 6311 WAYBURN DR is on the left
  • Directions going south on Interstate 81
    1. Exit 141 South Interstate 81 Salem VA
    2. Depart ramp
    3. Go 0.2 mi
    4. Turn right onto VA-419 S / N Electric Rd
    5. Go 1.2 mi
    6. Turn left onto Dalewood Ave, and then immediately turn left onto Wayburn Dr
    7. Go 0.2 mi
    8. Arrive at 6311 Wayburn Dr, Salem, VA 24153

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints will be on the left. Go to the second parking area

and drive toward the right back corner for the Family History Center entrance.

Roanoke Virginia Stake Center
Entrance to Family History Center
Inside FHC
Inside FHC





NEW Summer Hours until Labor Day:[edit | edit source]

Tuesday: 10:00 A.M.-8:00 P.M.
Wednesday: 10:00 A.M.-8:00 P.M.
Thursday: 10:00 A.M.-4:00 P.M.

Hours Open after Labor Day:[edit | edit source]

Tuesday: 10:00 A.M.-8:00 P.M.
Wednesday: 10:00 AM.-8:00 P.M.
Thursday: 10:00 A.M.-4:00 P.M.

Closed all major holidays:

New Year's Day, Easter, Memorial Day, July 4, Labor Day, Thanksgiving and Christmas.

Calendar and Events[edit | edit source]

Upcoming Events[edit | edit source]

Class Schedule[edit | edit source]

Staff Training Meetings[edit | edit source]

October 25, 2019 10 A.M. to 12 Noon
November 15, 2019 10 A.M. to 12 Noon
December 6, 2019 10 A.M. to 12 Noon

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]

5 Computers
1 Scanner/Printer w/ USB Port

Center Services[edit | edit source]

This facility is available to hold classes for small groups.

Staff Research Specialties[edit | edit source]

Resources in the Local Area[edit | edit source]

Links[edit | edit source]

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Volunteer at the Center[edit | edit source]