Huntington West Virginia Family History Center
|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: Location Map
Address: 5640 Shawnee Dr Huntington WV 25704
- Find the entrance directly into the Center by entering the parking lot at the second entrance.
- Wednesday: 5:30-8:00 pm
- Saturday: 11:00am-2:00pm
All National Holidays.
Calendar and Events
Staff Training Meetings
- FamilySearch Catalog: This center may have a variety of films and fiche available through the FamilySearch Catalog.
- Patrons' Microfiche Collection -- Microfiche include the 100 most used resources, and selected fiche of local interest.
- Indefinite Film Collection -- Some microfilm in the center are from local counties in Kentucky, West Virginia, and Ohio.
- Book Collection: -- Books permanently in the center include a few family histories and How-Tos for research purposes.
- 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.
- Databases and Software
Hardware and Equipment
- Six computers, two film readers and two fiche readers are available in the center. Copies of printed materials are 20 cents each.
Staff Research Specialties
Resources in the Local Area
Marshall University Library, located on Marshall's campus has a very good collection of records from West Virginia, Virginia, Ohio, Kentucky and the Civil War Era.
- 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.