Chester Montana 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 library includes 2 internet computers with free access to many genealogy cites and two workers available for assistance.  Microfilms and microfiche may be ordered and read.  The library includes a copy machine and scanner.  People and visitors to the area are welcome.

Center Contacts and Hours

Location & Map:

  1. 580 West Jesfferson, Chester, MT 59522
  2. Use southwest door.  Parking available.
  3. Call 406-759-5133 to verify hours.
  4. http://maps.google.com/maps?f=q&source=s_q&hl=en&geocode=&q=580+Jefferson,+Chester+MT+59522&aq=&sll=37.0625,-95.677068&sspn=42.987658,67.763672&vpsrc=0&ie=UTF8&hq=&hnear=580+Jefferson+Ave,+Chester,+Montana+59522&t=h&z=16

Phone:  406-759-5390

E-mail:   chstrlds@itstriangle.com

Open Hours: Most Wednesdays 9-noon, Saturdays 9-5 and by appointment

Holiday Schedule:  Closed when workers are out of town.





Center Resources

Collections

  • Family History Library Catalog: This center has the ability to order any of the films and fiche available through the Family History Library Catalog.
  • about 125 films purchased by patrons. 
  • a microfiche collection

Databases and Software

Hardware and Equipment

  • 2 computers, 1 copy machine, microfilm and microfiche readers


Resources in the Local Area

Liberty County Library:  Section on local genealogy

Broken Mountains Genealogy Society