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{{FHCpage|location=Washington}}<br>[[Image:FHC Enterance.png|right|350px|FHC Entrance.png]]<br>The Port Angeles Family History Center is located on the south&nbsp;side of the Port Angeles meetinghouse.&nbsp; We serve the west end of Clallam County including the communities of Port Angeles, Sequim, Joyce, and Forks.&nbsp; All interested in genealogy and family history are invited to come to the center for assistance, to research, or to attend classes.&nbsp;&nbsp;  
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The Port Angeles Family History Center is located on the south&nbsp;side of the Port Angeles meetinghouse.&nbsp; We serve the west end of Clallam County including the communities of Port Angeles, Sequim, Joyce, and Forks.&nbsp; All interested in genealogy and family history are invited to come to the center for assistance, to research, or to attend classes.&nbsp;&nbsp;  
 
  
 
=== Center Contacts and Hours  ===
 
=== Center Contacts and Hours  ===
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*'''Address:''' 591 Monroe Road, Port Angeles, WA 98362  
 
*'''Address:''' 591 Monroe Road, Port Angeles, WA 98362  
 
*Enter on the southwest side of building.&nbsp; Use the sidewalk from the parking lot on the south side to the front of the building.&nbsp;&nbsp;Enter the Family History Center from the&nbsp;first set of doors facing Monroe Road.&nbsp; Please ring doorbell (on the wall to your right) for admission.  
 
*Enter on the southwest side of building.&nbsp; Use the sidewalk from the parking lot on the south side to the front of the building.&nbsp;&nbsp;Enter the Family History Center from the&nbsp;first set of doors facing Monroe Road.&nbsp; Please ring doorbell (on the wall to your right) for admission.  
*[http://maps.google.com/maps?q=591+Monroe+Road,+Port+Angeles,+WA+98362&hl=en&ll=48.096311,-123.385134&spn=0.022643,0.050082&sll=37.0625,-95.677068&sspn=54.357317,102.568359&vpsrc=6&hnear=591+Monroe+Rd,+Port+Angeles,+Washington+98362&t=m&z=15 Location on Map] Port Angeles Washington Family History Center
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*[https://maps.google.com/maps?q=591+Monroe+Road,+Port+Angeles,+WA+98362&hl=en&ll=48.095795,-123.385391&spn=0.024449,0.032959&sll=37.0625,-95.677068&sspn=54.357317,102.568359&hnear=591+Monroe+Rd,+Port+Angeles,+Washington+98362&t=m&z=15 Port Angeles Washington Family History Center]
  
 
'''Phone:''' 360-565-8322  
 
'''Phone:''' 360-565-8322  
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'''E-mail:'''  
 
'''E-mail:'''  
  
*[mailto:wa_portangeles@ldsmail.net wa_portangeles@ldsmail.net]
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*[mailto:pafhcjamboree@gmail.com pafhcjamboree@gmail.com]  
*[mailto:pafhcjamboree@gmail.com pafhcjamboree@gmail.com]
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*wa_portangeles@ldsmail.net
  
 
'''Days and Hours Open:'''  
 
'''Days and Hours Open:'''  
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*Independence Day, Wednesday July 4  
 
*Independence Day, Wednesday July 4  
*Thanksgiving Holiday: Tuesday&nbsp;- Friday, November 20 - 23)
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*Thanksgiving Holiday: Tuesday&nbsp;- Friday, November 20 - 23  
*Christmas Holiday: last two weeks of&nbsp;&nbsp;December (Tuesday, December 18 - Tuesday, January 1, 2013)<br>
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*Christmas Holiday: last two weeks of&nbsp;&nbsp;December (Tuesday, December 18 - Tuesday, January 1, 2013)  
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*Reopening January 2, 2013
  
 
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==== Upcoming Events:  ====
 
==== Upcoming Events:  ====
  
==== October 20, 2012 -&nbsp;9 am - 4 pm.&nbsp; The Fourth Annual Port Angeles&nbsp;Family History Center Jamboree will be held.&nbsp; This is&nbsp;a FREE Community event.&nbsp;&nbsp;The Keynote Speaker will be Lisa Louise&nbsp;Cooke.&nbsp; She will do a virtual presentation&nbsp;to&nbsp;start the event and present another class after lunch.&nbsp;&nbsp;A variety of&nbsp;research classes&nbsp;will be offered to&nbsp;participants.&nbsp; Pre-registration is recommended to assure your desired class.&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;More information will be forthcoming. ====
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''Note:&nbsp; Friday night classes are canceled until January 2013''.  
  
==== Class Schedule:&nbsp; 2012  ====
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(Friday night classes start at 7 pm with computer lab at 8 pm.&nbsp; Preregister&nbsp;(by e-mail or phone)&nbsp;if possible,&nbsp;to insure handouts for all.)
  
Friday night classes start at 7 pm with computer lab at 8 pm.&nbsp; Preregister&nbsp;(by email or phone)&nbsp;if possible, &nbsp;to insure handouts for all.&nbsp;
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<u>2013 Class Schedule</u>
  
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January 4:&nbsp; Taming Your Paper Tigers
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January 11: Genealogy Software Comparisons
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January 18: Censuses, Part 1.&nbsp; 1850 - 1940
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January 25: Censuses, Part 2.&nbsp;&nbsp; 1790 - 1840
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February 4: Naturalization
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'''Staff Training Meetings&nbsp;'''  
 
'''Staff Training Meetings&nbsp;'''  
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Monthly on the last Saturday: 10 am - 12 pm  
 
Monthly on the last Saturday: 10 am - 12 pm  
  
'''Center Resources'''
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'''Center Resources'''  
  
 
==== Collections  ====
 
==== Collections  ====
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*[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 the following premium family history software and websites that generally charge for subscriptions.  
 
*[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 the following premium family history software and websites that generally charge for subscriptions.  
*19th Century British Library Newspaper Digital Archives  
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*[http://www.bl.uk/reshelp/findhelprestype/news/newspdigproj/database/index.html 19th Century British Library Newspaper Digital Archives]
*Access Newspaper Archive  
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*[http://access.newspaperarchive.com/SiteLoading.aspx?from=default.aspx Access Newspaper Archive]
*Alexander Street Press - The Amerian Civil War  
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*[http://alexanderstreet.com/products/american-civil-war-online-package Alexander Street Press - The Amerian Civil War]
*Ancestry.com  
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*[http://www.ancestry.com Ancestry.com]
*Find My Past  
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*[https://www.findmypast.com/?ukwid=850360&sourceid=240&utm_source=Google+FMP-US+11_CPC&utm_medium=Brand+Terms&utm_campaign=Brand Find My Past]
*Fold3.com (previously known as Footnote.com)  
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*[http://www.fold3.com/ Fold3.com] (previously known as Footnote.com)  
*The Genealogist  
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*[http://www.thegenealogist.co.uk The Genealogist]
*Genline FamilyFinder  
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*[http://www.genline.com Genline FamilyFinder]
*Godfrey Memorial Library  
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*[http://www.godfrey.org Godfrey Memorial Library]
*Heritage Quest Online  
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*[http://www.heritagequestonline.com/hqoweb/library/do/index Heritage Quest Online]
*Historic Map Works Library Edition  
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*{http://www.proquest.com/en-US/catalogs/databases/detail/hmw.shtml Historic Map Works Library Edition }
 
*Paper Trail  
 
*Paper Trail  
*World Vital Records
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*[http://www.worldvitalrecords.com World Vital Records]
 
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*'''Hardware and Equipment'''  
 
*'''Hardware and Equipment'''  
 
*6 Lenovo computers and 1 Dell Computer  
 
*6 Lenovo computers and 1 Dell Computer  
*1 Multi Function Printer/Copier/Scanner/Fax&nbsp;plus 2 printers&nbsp;  
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*1 Multi Function Printer/Copier/Scanner/Fax&nbsp;  
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*2 other printers&nbsp;in addition to the above
 
*Canon 300 microfiche/microfilm digitizer  
 
*Canon 300 microfiche/microfilm digitizer  
 
*flatbed&nbsp;scanner  
 
*flatbed&nbsp;scanner  
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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.)'' &lt;fck:hr&gt;  
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=== Resources in the Local Area<br> ===
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=== Resources in the Local Area<br> ===
  
 
''(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.)''  
 
''(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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*North Olympic Library System (NOLS) - nols.org&nbsp;
 
*North Olympic Library System (NOLS) - nols.org&nbsp;
  
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=== Links  ===
 
=== Links  ===
  
''(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.)'' &lt;fck:hr&gt; <br>
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*Washington State Genealogical Society -&nbsp;http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~wasgs/
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*Heritage Quest Research Library - Sumner, WA - http://www.hqrl.com/index.html
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*Jefferson County Genealogical Library - http://wajcgs.org
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=== Volunteer at the Center  ===
 
=== Volunteer at the Center  ===
  
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Revision as of 05:03, 18 November 2012

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

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The Port Angeles Family History Center is located on the south side of the Port Angeles meetinghouse.  We serve the west end of Clallam County including the communities of Port Angeles, Sequim, Joyce, and Forks.  All interested in genealogy and family history are invited to come to the center for assistance, to research, or to attend classes.  

Center Contacts and Hours

Location & Map:

  • Address: 591 Monroe Road, Port Angeles, WA 98362
  • Enter on the southwest side of building.  Use the sidewalk from the parking lot on the south side to the front of the building.  Enter the Family History Center from the first set of doors facing Monroe Road.  Please ring doorbell (on the wall to your right) for admission.
  • Port Angeles Washington Family History Center

Phone: 360-565-8322

E-mail:

Days and Hours Open:

  • Tuesday: 10 am - 9 pm
  • Wednesday: 10 am - 2 pm & 6 pm to 9 pm
  • Thursday: 10 am - 9 pm
  • Friday: 6 pm - 9 pm

Holiday Schedule: 2012 Closures

  • Independence Day, Wednesday July 4
  • Thanksgiving Holiday: Tuesday - Friday, November 20 - 23
  • Christmas Holiday: last two weeks of  December (Tuesday, December 18 - Tuesday, January 1, 2013)
  • Reopening January 2, 2013

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Calendar and Events

Upcoming Events:

Note:  Friday night classes are canceled until January 2013.

(Friday night classes start at 7 pm with computer lab at 8 pm.  Preregister (by e-mail or phone) if possible, to insure handouts for all.)

2013 Class Schedule

January 4:  Taming Your Paper Tigers

January 11: Genealogy Software Comparisons

January 18: Censuses, Part 1.  1850 - 1940

January 25: Censuses, Part 2.   1790 - 1840

February 4: Naturalization


Staff Training Meetings 

Monthly on the last Saturday: 10 am - 12 pm

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.
  • (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.)

Databases and Software

  • Hardware and Equipment
  • 6 Lenovo computers and 1 Dell Computer
  • 1 Multi Function Printer/Copier/Scanner/Fax 
  • 2 other printers in addition to the above
  • Canon 300 microfiche/microfilm digitizer
  • flatbed scanner
  • five microfilm readers
  • two microfiche readers  

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Center Services

Staff Research Specialties

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Resources in the Local Area

(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.)

  • Clallam County Historical Society - clallamhistoricalsociety.com or 360-452-2662 (main office)
  • Clallam County Washington Genealogical Society (CCGS) - olypen.com/ccgs or 360-417-5000
  • Computer Genealogy Users Group (CGUG) - Contact: Jim Harris 360-681-2456.  Meetings held monthly on the first Friday at 1:30 - 3 pm at the Sequim Public Library meeting room. Free and open to all.
  • Museum and Arts Center (Sequim) - macsequim.org
  • North Olympic Library System (NOLS) - nols.org 

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Links

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Volunteer at the Center

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