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This Family History Center provides genealogical assistance for patrons in the Lewis County Washington area and from southern Thurston County, parts of Pacific County and northern Cowlitz County. It is located in the rear of the Centralia Washington Stake Center of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints. <br>  
  
 
=== Center Contacts and Hours  ===
 
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'''Location Map:'''  
  
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*[https://www.google.com/maps/place/2195+Jackson+Hwy,+Chehalis,+WA+98532/@46.644323,-122.934127,15z/data=!4m2!3m1!1s0x54915f5605e55d47:0x8145b82ae2187a4f?hl=en Location on Map]
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#''(Link to map using ''[http://maps.google.com/maps?f=q&source=s_q&hl=en&geocode=&q=1.%092195+Jackson+Highway,+Chehalis,+Washington&aq=&sll=37.09024,-95.712891&sspn=49.757664,60.732422&ie=UTF8&hq=&hnear=2195+Jackson+Hwy,+Chehalis,+Washington+98532&z=16 Centralia Washington Family History Center]''&nbsp;or other map sites)''
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*2195 Jackson Hwy Chehalis WA 98582 United States
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*Language:English
  
 
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*'''1-360-748-1516'''
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*[mailto:WA_Centralia@ldsmail.net WA_Centralia@ldsmail.net]
  
 
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*'''Tuesday:'''10:00am-8:00pm
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*'''Wednesday:'''10:00am-9:00pm
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*'''Thursday:'''10:00am-6:00pm
  
 
'''Holiday Schedule:'''  
 
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'''All major holidays: July 3-7,2017 Closed; Sept. 4-8, 2017 Closed'''
  
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=== Calendar and Events  ===
  
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'''Family Discovery Day - Saturday, October 21, 2017; 9AM - 3 PM'''
  
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Open to public, come find your family. Welcome especially to first time researchers or those having an interesting story to research.
  
 
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First Thursday of each month at Staff Meeting<br>
  
 
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:*[https://www.familysearch.org/#form=catalog '''Family History Library Catalog:'''] This center has the ability to order any of the films and fiche available through the Family History Library Catalog.
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:*[https://www.familysearch.org/#form=catalog '''FamilySearch Catalog:'''] This center has the ability to order any of the films and fiche available through the FamilySearch Catalog until August 21, 2017, when viewing will only be available in Salt Lake Family History Library  
:*''(List additional collections you have such as the types of books and microfilm you have on indefinite loan; though you will not want to list every single item you have. Just give visitors to this page a general idea of your resources.)''
 
  
 
==== Databases and Software  ====
 
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:*[http://fhc.familysearch.org/ '''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. ''(Note to FHC: Not all FHCs have access to this portal. If you do not, you will want to remove this entire bullet. If you do have access to it, just remove this text in italics.)''
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:*'''[[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.
  
 
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:The Center is equipped with 6 computers and monitors for on-line research work. These computers are connected to the Family Search Portal, which has access to some other selected third-party web site resources, such as Ancestry.com and Roots Magic 6. <br>
 
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:*The Center also has one microfilm reader, a microfiche reader and a microfilm scanner<br>
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The Center is working on getting one or two personnel capable of working with Spanish-speaking patrons and then access and train on Spanish language versions of some of the research software.''<br>''  
 
 
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=== <b>The Lewis County Genealogical Society is close at hand and some members are also volunteers at the Family History Center.</b> ===
  
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Latest revision as of 18:26, 17 July 2017

FamilySearch This article describes the services and resources available at a Family History Center, a branch facility of the Family History Library.


This Family History Center provides genealogical assistance for patrons in the Lewis County Washington area and from southern Thurston County, parts of Pacific County and northern Cowlitz County. It is located in the rear of the Centralia Washington Stake Center of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints.

Center Contacts and Hours

Location Map:

Address:

  • 2195 Jackson Hwy Chehalis WA 98582 United States
  • Language:English

Phone:

  • 1-360-748-1516

E-mail:

Open Hours:

  • Tuesday:10:00am-8:00pm
  • Wednesday:10:00am-9:00pm
  • Thursday:10:00am-6:00pm

Holiday Schedule:

All major holidays: July 3-7,2017 Closed; Sept. 4-8, 2017 Closed

Calendar and Events

Family Discovery Day - Saturday, October 21, 2017; 9AM - 3 PM

Open to public, come find your family. Welcome especially to first time researchers or those having an interesting story to research.

Class Schedule

Staff Training Meetings

First Thursday of each month at Staff Meeting

Center Resources

Collections

  • FamilySearch Catalog: This center has the ability to order any of the films and fiche available through the FamilySearch Catalog until August 21, 2017, when viewing will only be available in Salt Lake Family History Library

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

The Center is equipped with 6 computers and monitors for on-line research work. These computers are connected to the Family Search Portal, which has access to some other selected third-party web site resources, such as Ancestry.com and Roots Magic 6.
  • The Center also has one microfilm reader, a microfiche reader and a microfilm scanner

Center Services

Staff Research Specialties

The Center is working on getting one or two personnel capable of working with Spanish-speaking patrons and then access and train on Spanish language versions of some of the research software.

Resources in the Local Area

The Lewis County Genealogical Society is close at hand and some members are also volunteers at the Family History Center.

Volunteer at the Center