Erie Pennsylvania 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.

Our Family History Center is in the Chapel building located about 5 miles south of Lake Erie on South Hill Road, in Erie, Pennsylvania.  We have two wards that meet in our building.

Center Contacts and Hours

Location & Map:

  • Address: 1101 South Hill Road, ERIE, PENNSYLVANIA
  • The FHC is accessable from the door at the back or south side of the building. When you enter the building it is the first door on the left.
  • Location on Map



Open Hours:

  • Every Tuesday: 6pm -9pm
  • First Saturday of the month: 9am -12noon

Holiday Schedule: Closed on major hollidays.

Calendar and Events

Upcoming Events

Class Schedule

Staff Training Meetings


Center Resources


  • 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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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. (Note to FHC:

Hardware and Equipment

  • 4 Computers
  • Printer shared by the computers is also a copier & scanner
  • 1 Microfilm reader/printer
  • 3 Microfilm readers
  • 1 microfiche reader
  • We have many films at our center as well - check at center for a listing


Center Services

Staff Research Specialties

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Resources in the Local Area

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Volunteer at the Center

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