Caribou Maine 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.

The Caribou Maine Family History Center services all patrons who live in the Northern Maine and Western New Brunswick areas. We also serve patrons who live elsewhere and may need help in locating information about ancestors who lived in this area. We welcome beginners and advanced researchers alike. All services and use of on-site materials are free of charge. Classes are offered according to demand.

Center Contacts and Hours

Location & Map:

  • Address: 67 Paris Snow, Caribou, Maine 04736.
  • The library is located inside the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints building and is open to all community patrons.
  • Location on Map

Phone: 207-492-4381

E-mail: Open Hours:

  • Thursday evenings 6- 9 pm
  • Saturday 10 am - 2 pm
  • By appointment
  • Call Salena Ball Ashton, director, for further information at 207-492-0644.

Holiday Schedule: Open during holidays.

Calendar and Events

Upcoming Events

Class Schedule

Staff Training Meetings

Center Resources


Databases and Software

  • We specialize in French Canadian, Acadian, and Northern Maine records not currently available on the Internet.
  • 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
  • Computers, Internet, microfilm and microfiche readers, trained staff.

Center Services

Staff Research Specialties

Nearly all of our staff members have decades of research experience. Long term staff members specialize in the following localities: Maine and New England, Acadian and St. John Valley, New Brunswick, Nova Scotia, Quebec, and other parts of Canada.

Resources in the Local Area

Several of our on-site resources are not currently available online or microfilmed. These include collections of marriage and other llocal church records, local cemetery compilations, and local histories. Several collections of family histories, pedigrees and other genealogical compilations have been put together on families that have lived in Northern Maine and New Brunswick for generations.


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