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| content=The Newport Vermont Family History Center located in the town of Derby, serves all of Orleans and Essex&nbsp;counties of Vermont. We have&nbsp;Volunteers trained to help&nbsp;patrons who visit the Center. The Center is dedicated to providing education and support for the family history community in the North East Kingdom of Vermont.  
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=== Center Contacts and Hours  ===
 
=== Center Contacts and Hours  ===
  
'''Location &amp;&nbsp;Map:'''
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[[Image:Downloaded5465981906129409785 Chapel.jpg|thumb|right|200px| Newport chapel]]
  
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'''Location Map:''' [https://maps.google.com/maps?q=3417+Darling+Hill+Road,+Derby,+Vermont&hl=en&ll=44.961184,-72.168546&spn=0.025781,0.04004&sll=47.272986,-120.882277&sspn=6.328939,10.250244&oq=3417+Darling+Hill+Road,+Derby,+Vermont&hnear=3417+T-4,+Derby,+Orleans,+Vermont+05855&t=m&z=15 Location Map]
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'''Phone:'''  
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'''Address:''' 3417 Darling Hill Rd, Derby, VT 05829
  
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'''Language:''' English<br>
  
'''Open Hours:'''  
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'''Phone:''' '''1-802-334-5700'''
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'''E-mail:''' [mailto:VT_Newport@ldsmail.net VT_Newport@ldsmail.net]
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'''Open Hours: '''
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*'''Messages may be left at the number. Allow 5 days for reply'''
  
 
'''Holiday Schedule:'''  
 
'''Holiday Schedule:'''  
  
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'''Closed 1st weekend in Apr/Oct for General Conference. Closed Christmas and New Years Day weeks.'''
 
 
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=== Calendar and Events  ===
 
=== Calendar and Events  ===
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==== Staff Training Meetings  ====
 
==== Staff Training Meetings  ====
 
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=== Center Resources  ===
 
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==== Collections  ====
 
==== Collections  ====
  
:*[https://www.familysearch.org/#form=catalog '''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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:*'''Patrons' Microfiche Collection''' -- a collection of fiche ordered by our patrons, assorted titles. Contain family histories, vital records, and other types of information.
:*''(List additional collections you have such as the types of books and microfilm you have on indefinite loan; though you will not want to list every single item you have. Just give visitors to this page a general idea of your resources.)''
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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.  
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:*'''Book Collection:''' --
  
 
==== Databases and Software  ====
 
==== Databases and Software  ====
  
:*[http://fhc.familysearch.org/ '''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: Not all FHCs have access to this portal. If you do not, you will want to remove this entire bullet. If you do have access to it, just remove this text in italics.)''
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:*'''[[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.  
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:*19 Century British Library Newspaper Digital Archive
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:*Alexander Street Press-The American Civil Research Database, Letters and Diaries, Images
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:*Ancestry.com
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:*Find My Past
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:*Fold3
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:*The Genealogist
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:*Genline Family Finder
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:*Godfrey Memorial Library
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:*Paper Trail
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:*World Vital Records
  
 
==== Hardware and Equipment  ====
 
==== Hardware and Equipment  ====
  
:*''(Include the resources you have to help individuals do their research - computers, microfilm readers, printers, etc. )''
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:*Multiple computers, Microfilm readers, Printers (fee for printouts), Scanner, Slide/Negative to Digital Converter
 
 
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=== 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.)''  
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Staff willing and able to assist in your current research or to help someone start their family research. Free web-based database.
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=== Resources in the Local Area<br>  ===
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*[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Haskell_Free_Library_and_Opera_House Haskell Free Library and Opera House]
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*[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Old_Stone_House_Museum Old Stone House Museum]  
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*[http://vermonthistory.org/community/league-of-local-societies-and-museums-directory/essex-orleans-counties%7C Essex and Orleans Counties Historical Societies]
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=== Links  ===
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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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{{Click|File:OGR's by location2.png|Online Genealogy Records by Location|200px}}<br>
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==== Essex County cities and town ====
  
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*[http://www.virtualvermont.com/towns/bloomfield.html Bloomfield, Essex County]
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*[http://islandpond.com/brighton.htm Brighton, Essex County]
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*[http://virtualvermont.com/towns/canaan.html Canaan, Essex County]
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*[http://www.virtualvermont.com/towns/concord.html Concord, Essex County]
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*[http://www.virtualvermont.com/towns/easthaven.html East Haven, Essex County]
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*[http://www.virtualvermont.com/towns/granby.html Granby, Essex County]
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*[http://www.guildhallvt.org/ Guildhall, Essex County]
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*[http://www.virtualvermont.com/towns/lemington.html Lemmington, Essex County]
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*[http://www.virtualvermont.com/towns/lunenburg.html Lunenburg, Essex County]
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*[http://www.maidstone-vt.org/ Maidstone, Essex County]
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*[http://www.virtualvermont.com/towns/norton.html Norton, Essex County]
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*[http://www.virtualvermont.com/towns/victory.html Victory, Essex County]
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=== Resources in the Local Area<br>  ===
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==== Orleans County cities and towns ====
  
''(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.)''
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*[http://virtualvermont.com/towns/albany.html Albany, Orleans County]
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*[http://www.virtualvermont.com/towns/barton.html Barton, Orleans County]
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*[http://www.virtualvermont.com/towns/brownington.html Brownington, Orleans County]
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*[http://charlestonvt.org/ Charleston, Orleans County]
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*[http://www.virtualvermont.com/towns/coventry.html Coventry, Orleans County]
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*[http://townofcraftsbury.com/ Craftsbury, Orleans County]
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*[http://derbyvt.org/ Derby, Orleans County]
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*[http://www.townofglover.com/ Glover, Orleans County]
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*[http://www.virtualvermont.com/towns/holland.html Holland, Orleans County]
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*[http://www.virtualvermont.com/towns/irasburg.html/ Irasburg, Orleans County]
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*[http://www.jayvt.com/ Jay, Orleans County]
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*[http://virtualvermont.com/towns/lowell.html Lowell, Orleans County]
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*[http://town.morgan-vt.org/ Morgan, Orleans County]
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*[http://newportvermont.org/ Newport City, Orleans County]
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*[http://www.virtualvermont.com/towns/newporttown.html Newport Town, Orleans County]
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*[http://troyvt.org/ Troy, Orleans County]
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*[http://www.virtualvermont.com/towns/westfield.html Westfield, Orleans County]
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*[http://westmoreonline.org/ Westmore, Orleans County]
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==== Newspapers and Periodicals ====
  
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*[http://www.newportvermontdailyexpress.com/ Newport Daily Express]
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*[http://caledonianrecord.com/index.asp The Caledonian Record]
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*[http://bartonchronicle.com/ The Chronicle]
  
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New Hampshire papers that cover Northeastern Vermont towns:
  
''(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.)''
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*[http://www.colbsent.com/ The News and Sentinel]
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*[http://www.colebrookchronicle.com/ The Colebrook Chronicle]
  
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Although not digitized, [http://www.colebrook-nh.com/Public_Documents/ColebrookNH_Library/index the Colebrook, New Hampshire library] extracts obituaries from both papers and has those on file.
  
 
=== Volunteer at the Center  ===
 
=== Volunteer at the Center  ===
  
''(Include information here about the volunteers you are looking for.)''
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If you're interested in volunteering please contact Scott Bryant at [mailto:VT_Newport@ldsmail.net VT_Newport@ldsmail.net]

Latest revision as of 17:45, 4 January 2018

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


Newport Vermont Family History Center

The Newport Vermont Family History Center located in the town of Derby, serves all of Orleans and Essex counties of Vermont. We have Volunteers trained to help patrons who visit the Center. The Center is dedicated to providing education and support for the family history community in the North East Kingdom of Vermont.


Center Contacts and Hours

Newport chapel

Location Map: Location Map

Address: 3417 Darling Hill Rd, Derby, VT 05829

Language: English

Phone: 1-802-334-5700

E-mail: VT_Newport@ldsmail.net

Open Hours:

  • Messages may be left at the number. Allow 5 days for reply

Holiday Schedule:

Closed 1st weekend in Apr/Oct for General Conference. Closed Christmas and New Years Day weeks.

Calendar and Events

Upcoming Events

Class Schedule

Staff Training Meetings

Center Resources

Collections

  • 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: --

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.
  • 19 Century British Library Newspaper Digital Archive
  • Alexander Street Press-The American Civil Research Database, Letters and Diaries, Images
  • Ancestry.com
  • Find My Past
  • Fold3
  • The Genealogist
  • Genline Family Finder
  • Godfrey Memorial Library
  • Paper Trail
  • World Vital Records

Hardware and Equipment

  • Multiple computers, Microfilm readers, Printers (fee for printouts), Scanner, Slide/Negative to Digital Converter

Center Services

Staff Research Specialties

Staff willing and able to assist in your current research or to help someone start their family research. Free web-based database.

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

Essex County cities and town

Orleans County cities and towns

Newspapers and Periodicals

New Hampshire papers that cover Northeastern Vermont towns:

Although not digitized, the Colebrook, New Hampshire library extracts obituaries from both papers and has those on file.

Volunteer at the Center

If you're interested in volunteering please contact Scott Bryant at VT_Newport@ldsmail.net