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*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.
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Revision as of 15:50, 20 February 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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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.
  • Location on Map

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)

Calendar and Events

Upcoming Events:

October 20 - The Fourth Annual Port Angeles Stake Family History Center Jamboree.  This is a FREE Community event.  A Keynote Speaker will start the event  after which a variety of research classes on research for participants to select. 

Class Schedule:  2012

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

March 2: Vital Records: Town Records, and Church Records (How to find these important pieces of information)

March 9: 1940 Census (What questions will be asked?)

March 16: Indexing (How to and the 1940 Census Indexing Project)

March 23: The Cloud (What is it, how does it work)

March 30: Naturalization (How to find if your ancestor was naturalized)

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

  • 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
  • Access Newspaper Archive
  • Alexander Street Press - The Amerian Civil War
  • Ancestry.com
  • Find My Past
  • Fold3.com (previously known as Footnote.com)
  • The Genealogist
  • Genline FamilyFinder
  • Godfrey Memorial Library
  • Heritage Quest Online
  • Historic Map Works Library Edition
  • Paper Trail
  • World Vital Records


  • Hardware and Equipment
  • 7 Lanova computers
  • 3 printers 
  • Canon 300 microfiche/microfilm digitizer
  • flatbed scanner
  • five microfilm readers
  • two microfiche readers
  • paper copy machine. 

Center Services

Staff Research Specialties

(Include sections for any other services your center provides. Add additional sections for those services. See the Mesa and Logan FHC pages for examples.)


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 





Links

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Volunteer at the Center

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