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'''Location & Map:''' [http://maps.google.com/maps?q=1519+Sam+Rittenberg+Boulevard,+Charleston,+SC&hl=en&sll=37.0625,-95.677068&sspn=31.28862,26.191406&oq=1519+sam+ritte&hnear=1519+Sam+Rittenberg+Blvd,+Charleston,+South+Carolina+29407&t=m&z=16 1519 Sam Rittenburg Blvd, Charleston, SC]  
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*This Family History Center (FHC Charleston SC) is located in the rear of the LDS Church at 1519 Sam Rittenburg Blvd (left-most door when looking at church from rear parking lot). A door bell is on the left wall of FHC Charleston entry alcove - be sure to ring the bell to let us know you want to enter. 
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=== Center Contacts and Hours  ===
  
== '''Directions to FHC Charleston SC''' ==
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'''Location Map: ''' [https://www.google.com/maps/place/1519+Sam+Rittenberg+Blvd,+Charleston,+SC+29407/@32.810053,-80.002971,17z/data=!3m1!4b1!4m2!3m1!1s0x88fe7b83d6fd182b:0x25c34d04a7103ce Location Map]
  
*From I-26:  Take exit 216A at Cosgrove Avenue & cross the Ashley River. Once across the bridge, you are on Sam Rittenberg Blvd (also known as SC Hwy 7).  Continue on Sam Rittenburg Blvd (SC Hwy 7) for 1.8 miles.  The church is on the left, 0.3 miles after you pass Ashley Plaza shopping center.
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'''Address: ''' 1519 Sam Rittenburg Blvd, Charleston, SC 29407
  
*From Savannah Hwy, US-17: Follow Sam Rittenburg Blvd (SC&nbsp;Hwy 7) for 2.3 miles.&nbsp; The church is on the right, 0.4 miles after you pass Village Square shopping center.<br>
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*From I-26 Take exit 216A at Cosgrove Avenue cross the Ashley River. Once across the bridge, you are on Sam Rittenberg Blvd (also known as SC Hwy 7). Continue on Sam Rittenburg Blvd (SCHwy 7) for 1.8 miles. The church is on the left, 0.3 miles after you pass Ashley Plaza shopping center. From Savannah Hwy, US-17: Follow Sam Rittenburg Blvd (SC Hwy 7) for 2.3 miles. The church is on the right, 0.4 miles after you pass Village Square shopping center.
  
'''Phone:'''&nbsp;<span style="display: none" id="1333036358258S">&nbsp;</span> 843-766-6017
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*Language: English
  
'''Website:'''&nbsp; [https://sites.google.com/site/charlestonscfhc https://sites.google.com/site/charlestonscfhc]
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'''Phone: ''' '''843-766-6017'''
  
'''E-mail:''' [mailto:charlestonscfhc@gmail.com charlestonscfhc@gmail.com]<br>
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'''E-mail: ''' SC_Charleston@ldsmail.net or dbiorn1248@hotmail.com
  
'''Open Hours:''' Tue-Wed-Thu, 10am-9pm / Fri-Sat, 10am-2pm / closed Sun-Mon
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'''Open Hours: '''  
  
'''Holiday Schedule:''' Check the FHC Charleston SC [https://sites.google.com/site/charlestonscfhc/calendar '''Calendar'''] webpage.  
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*'''Tuesday: '''10:00am-9:00pm
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*'''Wednesday: '''10:00am-9:00pm
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*'''Thursday: '''10:00am-9:00pm
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*'''Friday: '''10:00am-2:00pm
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*'''Saturday: '''10:00am-2:00pm
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'''Holiday Schedule: '''
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'''Closed all major holidays. First two weeks of July for updates and repairs, week of Thanksgiving, last two weeks of December.'''
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'''Closed 1<sup>st</sup> weekend in Apr/Oct for General Conference.'''
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'''Location Map:''' [http://maps.google.com/maps?q=1519+Sam+Rittenberg+Boulevard,+Charleston,+SC&hl=en&sll=37.0625,-95.677068&sspn=31.28862,26.191406&oq=1519+sam+ritte&hnear=1519+Sam+Rittenberg+Blvd,+Charleston,+South+Carolina+29407&t=m&z=16 1519 Sam Rittenburg Blvd, Charleston, SC]
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'''Website: ''' [https://sites.google.com/site/charlestonscfhc https://sites.google.com/site/charlestonscfhc]
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'''Check the FHC Charleston SC''' [https://sites.google.com/site/charlestonscfhc/calendar '''Calendar'''][https://sites.google.com/site/charlestonscfhc/calendar '''Calendar'''] webpage.
  
 
=== Calendar and Events  ===
 
=== Calendar and Events  ===
  
*Annual Workshop:&nbsp; held 3rd Saturday each October  
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*Annual Workshop: held 3rd Saturday each October  
*Monthly Evening Classes:&nbsp; one per month on Tuesdays, 7pm-8:30pm
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*Monthly Evening Classes: one per month on Tuesdays, 6:00pm-7:00pm
  
 
More info available on FHC Charleston SC [https://sites.google.com/site/charlestonscfhc/events '''Events'''] webpage  
 
More info available on FHC Charleston SC [https://sites.google.com/site/charlestonscfhc/events '''Events'''] webpage  
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=== Center Resources  ===
 
=== Center Resources  ===
  
'''FHC Charleston SC''' currently has over 1300 shelved books on genealogy and/or history related topics, plus over 5000 films and fiche from the Family History Library Catalog.  
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[[Image:Southcarolinacharlestonfhcinterior.jpg|right|300px|Southcarolinacharlestonfhcinterior.jpg]] '''FHC Charleston SC''' currently has over 1300 shelved books on genealogy and/or history related topics, plus over 5000 films and fiche from the FamilySearch Catalog.  
  
*[https://sites.google.com/site/charlestonscfhc/fhc-book-inventory '''Book Inventory:'''] An inventory of books available at FHC Charleston SC.
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*[https://www.familysearch.org/#form=catalog '''FamilySearch Catalog:'''] FHC Charleston SC can help you locate any films or fiche available through the FamilySearch Catalog.
  
*[https://www.familysearch.org/#form=catalog '''Family History Library Catalog:'''] FHC Charleston SC can help you order any films or fiche available through the Family History Library Catalog.
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*'''Patrons' Microfiche Collection''' -- a collection of fiche ordered by our patrons, assorted titles. Contain family histories, vital records, and other types of information.
  
*[http://fhc.familysearch.org/ '''FHC Portal:'''] This center has access to the Family History Center Portal which gives free access in the center to premium family history software and websites that generally charge for subscriptions.&nbsp; Subscriptions change over time so please visit the portal webpage for more details.
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*'''Indefinite Film Collection''' -- a collection of films on a variety of subjects, to include vital records, county records, court records, etc.  
  
*14 networked computers available for use by patrons, all with access to the FHC Portal.
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*'''Book Collection:''' -- [https://sites.google.com/site/charlestonscfhc/fhc-book-inventory '''Book Inventory.'''] An inventory of books available at FHC Charleston SC.
  
*3 microfilm workstations (microfilm viewing only).
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*'''[[FHC Portal]]''' This center has access to the Family History Center Portal which gives free access in the center to premium family history software and websites that generally charge for subscriptions.&nbsp; Subscriptions change over time so please visit the portal webpage for more details.
  
*1 Canon Microfilm Scanner 300 workstation (microfilm/microfiche viewing) with capability to make paper or digital copies.
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*'''14''' networked computers available for use by patrons, all with access to the FHC Portal.
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*'''3''' microfilm workstations (microfilm viewing only).
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*'''1''' Canon Microfilm Scanner 300 workstation (microfilm/microfiche viewing) with capability to make paper or digital copies.
  
 
=== Center Services  ===
 
=== Center Services  ===
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==== Staff Research Specialties  ====
 
==== Staff Research Specialties  ====
  
''(Include sections for any other services your center provides. Add additional sections for those services. See the [[Mesa Family History Center|Mesa]] and [[Logan Utah Family History Center|Logan]] FHC pages for examples.)'' &lt;fck:hr&gt;
 
  
=== Resources in the Local Area<br> ===
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=== Resources in the Local Area ===
  
''(This section is to highlight other resources in your area that will be helpful for individuals doing research there in your location, if there are any, such as government offices, historical societies, etc.)'' &lt;fck:hr&gt;
 
  
 
=== Links  ===
 
=== Links  ===
  
''(Include links to other websites of interest to those who visit your center such as links to the city, county and state wiki pages where your center is located.)'' &lt;fck:hr&gt;
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*[https://www.familysearch.org/ask/learningViewer/734 '''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.
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=== Volunteer at the Center  ===
 
=== Volunteer at the Center  ===
 
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Latest revision as of 11:45, 6 November 2017

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


Charleston South Carolina Family History Center

This Family History Center (FHC Charleston SC) is located in the rear of the LDS Church at 1519 Sam Rittenburg Blvd (left-most door when looking at church from rear parking lot). A door bell is on the left wall of FHC Charleston entry alcove - be sure to ring the bell to let us know you want to enter.


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Center Contacts and Hours

Location Map: Location Map

Address: 1519 Sam Rittenburg Blvd, Charleston, SC 29407

  • From I-26 Take exit 216A at Cosgrove Avenue cross the Ashley River. Once across the bridge, you are on Sam Rittenberg Blvd (also known as SC Hwy 7). Continue on Sam Rittenburg Blvd (SCHwy 7) for 1.8 miles. The church is on the left, 0.3 miles after you pass Ashley Plaza shopping center. From Savannah Hwy, US-17: Follow Sam Rittenburg Blvd (SC Hwy 7) for 2.3 miles. The church is on the right, 0.4 miles after you pass Village Square shopping center.
  • Language: English

Phone: 843-766-6017

E-mail: SC_Charleston@ldsmail.net or dbiorn1248@hotmail.com

Open Hours:

  • Tuesday: 10:00am-9:00pm
  • Wednesday: 10:00am-9:00pm
  • Thursday: 10:00am-9:00pm
  • Friday: 10:00am-2:00pm
  • Saturday: 10:00am-2:00pm

Holiday Schedule:

Closed all major holidays. First two weeks of July for updates and repairs, week of Thanksgiving, last two weeks of December.

Closed 1st weekend in Apr/Oct for General Conference.

Location Map: 1519 Sam Rittenburg Blvd, Charleston, SC

Website: https://sites.google.com/site/charlestonscfhc

Check the FHC Charleston SC CalendarCalendar webpage.

Calendar and Events

  • Annual Workshop: held 3rd Saturday each October
  • Monthly Evening Classes: one per month on Tuesdays, 6:00pm-7:00pm

More info available on FHC Charleston SC Events webpage

Center Resources

Southcarolinacharlestonfhcinterior.jpg
FHC Charleston SC currently has over 1300 shelved books on genealogy and/or history related topics, plus over 5000 films and fiche from the FamilySearch Catalog.
  • FamilySearch Catalog: FHC Charleston SC can help you locate any films or fiche available through the FamilySearch Catalog.
  • Patrons' Microfiche Collection -- a collection of fiche ordered by our patrons, assorted titles. Contain family histories, vital records, and other types of information.
  • Indefinite Film Collection -- a collection of films on a variety of subjects, to include vital records, county records, court records, etc.
  • Book Collection: -- Book Inventory. An inventory of books available at FHC Charleston SC.
  • FHC Portal This center has access to the Family History Center Portal which gives free access in the center to premium family history software and websites that generally charge for subscriptions.  Subscriptions change over time so please visit the portal webpage for more details.
  • 14 networked computers available for use by patrons, all with access to the FHC Portal.
  • 3 microfilm workstations (microfilm viewing only).
  • 1 Canon Microfilm Scanner 300 workstation (microfilm/microfiche viewing) with capability to make paper or digital copies.

Center Services

Staff Research Specialties

Resources in the Local Area

Links

  • 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.

OGR's by location2.png

Volunteer at the Center