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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:'''  
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'''Hours of Operation:'''  
  
 
*'''Tuesday:''' 10 am - 9 pm  
 
*'''Tuesday:''' 10 am - 9 pm  
*'''Wednesday:''' 10 am - 2 pm & 6 pm to 9 pm  
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*'''Wednesday:''' 10 am - 2 pm  
*'''Thursday:''' 10 am - 9 pm  
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*'''Wednesday''': 6 pm - 9 pm
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*'''Thursday:''' 10 am - 9 pm
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*'''Friday:''' 6 pm - 9 pm
 
*'''Friday:''' 6 pm - 9 pm
  
'''Holiday Schedule:''' 2012 Closures
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'''2013 Closures and Holiday Schedule:'''
  
*Independence Day, Wednesday July 4  
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*Independence Day, Thursday July 4  
*Thanksgiving Holiday: Tuesday - Friday, November 20 - 23
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*Thanksgiving Holiday: Tuesday - Friday, November 26 - 29 
*Christmas Holiday: last two weeks of  December (Tuesday, December 18 - Tuesday, January 1, 2013)
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*October 18, closed for preparation for the Jamboree on October 19
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*Christmas Holiday: December 17 - January 1  
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*Reopening January 2, 2014  
  
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=== Calendar and Events  ===
 
=== Calendar and Events  ===
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==== Upcoming Events:  ====
 
==== Upcoming Events:  ====
  
October 20, 2012 - 9 am - 4 pm.  The Fourth Annual Port Angeles Family History Center Jamboree ''"Walking in Your Ancestors Footsteps"'' will be held.  This is a FREE Community event.    
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Friday night classes start at 7 pm with computer lab at 8 pm.&nbsp; You may attend any class of your choosing or attend all the classes. Preregister&nbsp;(by e-mail&nbsp; [mailto:pafhcjamboree@gmail.com pafhcjamboree@gmail.com] or phone 360-565-8322)&nbsp;to ensure handouts for all.&nbsp; If you are&nbsp;preregistered you will receive a class reminder&nbsp;by e-mail.&nbsp; These classes are&nbsp; FREE. &nbsp;&nbsp;<br>
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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 1: ''Naturalization ''
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February 8: ''Roots Magic 6&nbsp; Beginning Class.'' If you have RootsMagic 5&nbsp;come to the class to find out what is new&nbsp;or has&nbsp;been added.&nbsp; If you have not used Roots Magic&nbsp;come to class to see if you want to try the free version at home. It doesn't have all the bells and whistles but it is a good way to test out the program to your hearts delight.
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February 15: ''Roots Magic 6&nbsp; Intermediate Class ''
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February 22: ''Roots Magic 6 Advanced Class ''
  
Lisa Louise&nbsp;Cooke of ''Genealogy Gems'',&nbsp;will present:
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March 1: ''Using DropBox to backup and share your important files''.&nbsp; What is DropBox? How will it work for genealogists and family history.&nbsp;
  
''-&nbsp;Google Earth for Genealogy Webinar''&nbsp;
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March 8: ''FamilySearch Family Tree for Beginners''.
  
''- How the Genealogist Can Remember Everything With Evernote&nbsp;''  
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March 15: ''FamilySearch Family Tree&nbsp;Intermediate class''.
  
A variety of&nbsp;seven&nbsp;additional classes&nbsp;will&nbsp; be offered&nbsp;including&nbsp;a introduction to the&nbsp;''<u>FAMILY TREE</u>&nbsp; ''which is now available on the FamilySearch.org website.&nbsp;&nbsp;You may obtain a registration form with class descriptions by E-mailing&nbsp;&nbsp;the Family History Center at [mailto:pafhcjamboree@gmail.com pafhcjamboree@gmail.com] or call 360-565-8322&nbsp;to obtain more information. Pre-registration is recommended to assure your desired classes. <br>
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March 22: ''FamilySearch Family Tree Advanced class''.  
  
Class Schedule:&nbsp; 2012
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March 29: ''FamilySearch.org.''&nbsp; Learn what this Free website offers.
  
''Note:&nbsp; Friday night classes are canceled until November''.
 
  
(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.)
 
  
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'''Staff Training Meetings&nbsp;'''  
 
'''Staff Training Meetings&nbsp;'''  
  
 
Monthly on the last Saturday: 10 am - 12 pm  
 
Monthly on the last Saturday: 10 am - 12 pm  
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'''Center Resources'''  
 
'''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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:*[https://www.familysearch.org/#form=catalog '''Family History Library Catalog:''']&nbsp; Any of the films and fiche available through the Family History Library Catalog may now be ordered&nbsp;through your home computer.  
 
:*''(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.)''
 
:*''(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  ====
 
==== 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 the following premium family history software and websites that generally charge for subscriptions.  
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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&nbsp; to the following premium family history software and websites that generally charge for subscriptions.  
 
*[http://www.bl.uk/reshelp/findhelprestype/news/newspdigproj/database/index.html 19th Century British Library Newspaper Digital Archives]  
 
*[http://www.bl.uk/reshelp/findhelprestype/news/newspdigproj/database/index.html 19th Century British Library Newspaper Digital Archives]  
 
*[http://access.newspaperarchive.com/SiteLoading.aspx?from=default.aspx Access Newspaper Archive]  
 
*[http://access.newspaperarchive.com/SiteLoading.aspx?from=default.aspx Access Newspaper Archive]  
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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;  
*Canon 300 microfiche/microfilm digitizer  
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*2 other printers&nbsp;in addition to the above
*flatbed&nbsp;scanner  
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*Canon 300 microfiche/microfilm digitizer.&nbsp; You can use this to&nbsp;save&nbsp;images&nbsp;from films and fiche to a flash drive or&nbsp;a CD or print the images.
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*one&nbsp;flatbed&nbsp;scanner  
 
*five microfilm readers  
 
*five microfilm readers  
 
*two microfiche readers&nbsp;&nbsp;
 
*two microfiche readers&nbsp;&nbsp;
  
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=== Center Services  ===
 
=== 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.)'' &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.)''  
  
*Clallam County Historical Society - clallamhistoricalsociety.com or 360-452-2662 (main office)
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*Clallam County Historical Society - [http://clallamhistoricalsociety.com http://clallamhistoricalsociety.com]&nbsp;
*Clallam County Washington Genealogical Society (CCGS) - olypen.com/ccgs or 360-417-5000  
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*Clallam County Genealogical Society (CCGS) - [http://olypen.com/ccgs http://olypen.com/ccgs]&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; 402 E. Lauridsen Blvd., Port Angeles, WA 98362&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; phone:&nbsp;360-417-5000  
 
*Computer Genealogy Users Group (CGUG)&nbsp;- Contact: Jim Harris 360-681-2456.&nbsp; Meetings held monthly on the first Friday at 1:30 - 3 pm at the Sequim Public Library meeting room. Free and open to all.  
 
*Computer Genealogy Users Group (CGUG)&nbsp;- Contact: Jim Harris 360-681-2456.&nbsp; 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  
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*Museum and Arts Center (Sequim) - [http://macsequim.org http://macsequim.org]&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;Exhibit Center at 175 W. Cedar Street,&nbsp;Sequim, WA 98382&nbsp; Phone: 360-683-8110.&nbsp; Research Center and Administrative Offices Location: 544 N. Sequim Avenue, Sequim, WA 98382&nbsp; Phone: 360-681-2257
*North Olympic Library System (NOLS) - nols.org&nbsp;
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*North Olympic Library System (NOLS) - [http://www.//www.nols.org www.//www.nols.org]&nbsp; Library locations are in Sequim, Port Angeles, Forks and&nbsp;Neah Bay.&nbsp; See web page for hours, addresses and phone numbers.
  
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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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*Washington State Genealogical Society -&nbsp;[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~wasgs/ http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~wasgs/]&nbsp;&nbsp; Address: 1901 S. 12th Ave., Union Gap, WA 98903-1256
*Heritage Quest Research Library - Sumner, WA - http://www.hqrl.com/index.html  
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*Heritage Quest Research Library - Sumner, WA - [http://www.hqrl.com/index.html http://www.hqrl.com/index.html]
*Jefferson County Genealogical Library - http://wajcgs.org
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*Jefferson County Genealogical Library -&nbsp;[http://wajcgs.org http://wajcgs.org] &nbsp; Research Center 13692 Airport Cutoff Road, Port Townsend, WA 98368.&nbsp; Phone 360-385-9495
  
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=== Volunteer at the Center  ===
 
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Revision as of 02:04, 22 February 2013

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:

Hours of Operation:

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

2013 Closures and Holiday Schedule:

  • Independence Day, Thursday July 4
  • Thanksgiving Holiday: Tuesday - Friday, November 26 - 29
  • October 18, closed for preparation for the Jamboree on October 19
  • Christmas Holiday: December 17 - January 1
  • Reopening January 2, 2014  

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Calendar and Events

Upcoming Events:

Friday night classes start at 7 pm with computer lab at 8 pm.  You may attend any class of your choosing or attend all the classes. Preregister (by e-mail  pafhcjamboree@gmail.com or phone 360-565-8322) to ensure handouts for all.  If you are preregistered you will receive a class reminder by e-mail.  These classes are  FREE.   

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 1: Naturalization

February 8: Roots Magic 6  Beginning Class. If you have RootsMagic 5 come to the class to find out what is new or has been added.  If you have not used Roots Magic come to class to see if you want to try the free version at home. It doesn't have all the bells and whistles but it is a good way to test out the program to your hearts delight.

February 15: Roots Magic 6  Intermediate Class

February 22: Roots Magic 6 Advanced Class

March 1: Using DropBox to backup and share your important files.  What is DropBox? How will it work for genealogists and family history. 

March 8: FamilySearch Family Tree for Beginners.

March 15: FamilySearch Family Tree Intermediate class.

March 22: FamilySearch Family Tree Advanced class.

March 29: FamilySearch.org.  Learn what this Free website offers.



Staff Training Meetings 

Monthly on the last Saturday: 10 am - 12 pm


Center Resources

Collections

  • Family History Library Catalog:  Any of the films and fiche available through the Family History Library Catalog may now be ordered through your home computer.
  • (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.  You can use this to save images from films and fiche to a flash drive or a CD or print the images.
  • one 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 - http://clallamhistoricalsociety.com 
  • Clallam County Genealogical Society (CCGS) - http://olypen.com/ccgs                                                 402 E. Lauridsen Blvd., Port Angeles, WA 98362    phone: 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) - http://macsequim.org    Exhibit Center at 175 W. Cedar Street, Sequim, WA 98382  Phone: 360-683-8110.  Research Center and Administrative Offices Location: 544 N. Sequim Avenue, Sequim, WA 98382  Phone: 360-681-2257
  • North Olympic Library System (NOLS) - www.//www.nols.org  Library locations are in Sequim, Port Angeles, Forks and Neah Bay.  See web page for hours, addresses and phone numbers.

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Links

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Volunteer at the Center

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