Hamilton 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.

Center Contacts and Hours

Location Map:


  • 401 North 8th St Hamilton Montana 59840 United States
  • Entrance is located at the southwest corner of the building.
  • Ring the bell (up high) for admittance.
  • Language:English


  • 1-406-363-5146


  • MT_Darby@LDSMail.net

Open Hours:

  • Tuesday:10:00am-3:00pm and 6:00pm-8:00pm by appointment only
  • Wednesday:10:00am-3:00pm and 6:00pm-8:00pm

Holiday Schedule:

Closed all major holidays:

Calendar and Events

Upcoming Events

Class Schedule

Staff Training Meetings

Every 3rd Tues. at 3pm


Center Resources


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.  For example:
    ■19th Century British Library Newspaper Digital Archive;
    ■Access Newspaper Archive;
    ■Alexander Street Press - The American Civil War;
    ■ArkivDigital Online;
    ■Find My Past;
    ■The Genealogist;
    ■Godfrey Memorial Library;
    ■Heritage Quest Online;
    ■Historic Map Works Library Edition;
    ■Paper Trail;
    ■World Vital Records.

Hardware and Equipment

  • 5 computers, 2 microfilm readers, 1 microfische reader, 1 printer

Center Services

Staff Research Specialties

Resources in the Local Area


  • 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