Worcester Massachusetts Family History Center
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- 1 Center Contacts and Hours
- 2 Calendar and Events
- 3 Center Resources
- 4 Center Services
- 5 Resources in the Local Area
- 6 Links
- 7 Volunteer at the Center
Center Contacts and Hours
- 67 Chester St Worcester MA 01605 United States
- This Family History Center is a computer only facitility and operating hours are by appointment only. Appointments can be made through the email address listed above.
- The microfilm, and hard-copy research capabilities of this center were transferred to the Worcester Public Library in 2013.
- For film-research/ordering in the Worcester area, contact the Worcester Public Library: 3 Salem Square, Worcester, Ma 01608 (508 799 1655)
Calendar and Events
Staff Training Meetings
- FamilySearch Catalog: This center does not have microfilm/fiche reading capability. That functionality was transferred to the Worcester Public Library (see the address listed above).
Databases and Software
- 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
- 2 personal computers, 1 printer/scanner/copier, Internet access.
Staff Research Specialties
Resources in the Local Area
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- FamilySearch Research Wiki: What It Can Do For You!: A comprehensive video presentation explaining the Wiki, navigating it, and some especially useful pages. Case studies demonstrate using the Wiki for genealogical research. Editing and adding articles to the Wiki are covered.
Volunteer at the Center
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