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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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{{FHCpage|location=Washington}}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. [[Image:FHC Enterance.png|right|300px|FHC Enterance.png]]
  
 
=== Center Contacts and Hours  ===
 
=== Center Contacts and Hours  ===
  
'''Location &amp;&nbsp;Map:'''  
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'''Location Map:'''  
  
*'''Address:''' 591 Monroe Road, Port Angeles, WA 98362
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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 Location Map]
*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.
 
*[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  
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<br> '''Address:'''
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*591 Monroe Road Port Angeles WA 98362 United States
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*Enter on the southwest side of building.
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*Use the sidewalk from the parking lot on the south side to the front of the building
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*Enter the Family History Center from the first set of doors facing Monroe Road.
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*Please ring doorbell (on the wall to your right) for admission.
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*Language:English
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'''Phone:'''  
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*'''1-360-565-8322'''
  
 
'''E-mail:'''  
 
'''E-mail:'''  
  
*[mailto:pafhcjamboree@gmail.com pafhcjamboree@gmail.com]
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*[mailto:WA_PortAngeles@ldslmail.net WA_PortAngeles@ldsmail.net]
*wa_portangeles@ldsmail.net
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* pafhcjamboree@gmail.com  
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*FHC Director: &nbsp;Michael Millet - &nbsp;millet@olypen.com&nbsp;
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<br>'''''NEW Hours in 2017 &nbsp;'''''<i>(O</i>pening Tues Jan 5th)
  
'''Hours of Operation:'''  
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*Tuesday''':&nbsp;'''10:00 AM to 2:00 PM and from 6:00 PM to 8:30 PM
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* Wednesday''':&nbsp;'''10:00 AM to 8:30 PM
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*Thursday:&nbsp;Close
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*Friday:'''&nbsp;'''6:00 PM - 8:30 PM  Classes from 7:00 PM to 8:30 PM&nbsp;
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*Sunday:  4:30 PM - 7:30 PM<br><br>
  
*'''Tuesday:''' 10 am - 9 pm
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<br> '''Holiday Schedule - 2017:''' ''The Center will be closed:''  
*'''Wednesday:''' 10 am - 2 pm
 
*'''Wednesday''': 6 pm - 9 pm
 
*'''Thursday:''' 10 am - 9 pm
 
  
*'''Friday:''' 6 pm - 9 pm
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*March 14 &amp; 15 - Stake Conference
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*April 4 &amp; 5 - General Conference
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*May 14 - Mother's Day
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*June 18 - Father's Day
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*July 4 - Independence Day
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*September 30 & October 1st - General Conference
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*October 28 & 29 - Stake Conference
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*November 19 -  Re-opening November 28 &nbsp;- Thanksgiving&nbsp;
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*December 17 -  Re-opening January 2, 2017 - Christmas&nbsp;
  
'''2013 Closures and Holiday Schedule:''' 
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*Independence Day, Thursday July&nbsp;4
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'''Calendar and Events'''<br>
*Thanksgiving Holiday: Tuesday&nbsp;- 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 &nbsp;
 
  
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==== Upcoming Events  ====
  
=== Calendar and Events ===
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*'Friday Night Classes will resume January 6, 2017 at 7:00 PM
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*July 14, 2017 7:00 P.M.     It is here FINALLY!! Ancestry treeshare with Rootsmagic.  Beginning Part 1 of 3  Now it’s here what do I do?? July 21, 2017 7:00 P.M.     It is here FINALLY!! Ancestry treeshare with Rootsmagic.  Beginning Part 2 of 3  Now that I have it set up how do I treeshare??  July 28, 2017 7:00 P.M.     It is here FINALLY!! Ancestry treeshare with Rootsmagic.  Beginning Part 3 of 3  Now that I know how to treeshare what about webhints from Ancestry??
  
==== Upcoming Events:  ====
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<br> <br> '''Center Resources'''
  
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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==== Collections  ====
  
'''<u>2013 Class Schedule</u> '''
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Patrons may locate microfilm and fiche available on the FamilySearch Catalog.
  
January 4:&nbsp; ''Taming Your Paper Tigers ''
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:*''We have over 990 microfilms on indefinite loan and thousands of microfiche. These are categorized in a card catalog at the Center by subject, author, locality, and title.&nbsp;''  
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:<span style="font-size: 18.2600002288818px; line-height: 1.5em;">Books include research books, maps, some Polk directories for Port Angeles, WA and surrounding towns.&nbsp;</span>
  
January 11: ''Genealogy Software Comparisons ''
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January 18: ''Censuses, Part 1.&nbsp; 1850 - 1940 ''
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==== Databases ====
  
January 25: ''Censuses, Part 2.&nbsp;&nbsp; 1790 - 1840 ''  
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*'''FHC Portal -&nbsp;'''This center has access to the Family History Center Portal page which gives '''''free access''''' to the following premium family history software and websites that generally charge for subscriptions.
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*19th Century British Library Newspaper Digital Archive
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*Access Newspaper Archive
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*Alexander Street Press - The Amerian Civil War which includes a Research Database, Letters and Diaries, Images, Photographs, Posters, and Ephemera, Social and Cultural History, Women and Social Movements in the United States&nbsp;  
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*Ancestry.com - Institution Version&nbsp;  
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*ArkivDigital Online - Launch from the "''ArkivDigital Online S''tart Menu icon on the home screen of each computer
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*American Ancestors
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*Findmypast.com - Institution Version
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*Fold3.com
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*Geneanet
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*Kinpoint
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*MyHeritage - Library Edition&nbsp;
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*Newspaper Archives
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*Paper Trail
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*ProQuest Obituary Listings
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*Puzzilla.org - Premium Services (Descendant Viewer)
  
February 1: ''Naturalization ''
 
  
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.
 
  
February 15: ''Roots Magic 6&nbsp; Intermediate Class ''  
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==== '''Software''' ====
  
February 22: ''Roots Magic 6 Advanced Class ''
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*Genealogy database software: &nbsp;Ancestral Quest,&nbsp; Legacy, Personal Ancestral File (PAF), RootsMagic
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*Word processing software: Open Office
  
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;
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<br>
  
March 8: ''FamilySearch Family Tree for Beginners''.
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March 15: ''FamilySearch Family Tree&nbsp;Intermediate class''.
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=== Hardware and Equipment ===
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=== 7 patron computer stations with high-speed internet access ===
  
March 22: ''FamilySearch Family Tree Advanced class''.  
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==== 1&nbsp;printer including a&nbsp;Multi Function Printer/Copier/Scanner.&nbsp; ====
  
March 29: ''FamilySearch.org.''&nbsp; Learn what this Free website offers.
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==== Canon 300 microfiche/microfilm digitizer with attached flatbed scanner. &nbsp;May be used to transfer and save images from films, fiche, or scanner to&nbsp;a flash drive or a &nbsp;CD.&nbsp;&nbsp;<u></u>Images may also be printed.&nbsp; ====
  
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==== 2 microfilm readers (use with 35 mm and 16mm films) ====
  
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==== 1 microfiche reader ====
  
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'''Staff Training Meetings&nbsp;'''
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Monthly on the last Saturday: 10 am - 12 pm
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==== Center Services  ====
  
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==== Staff Research Specialties  ====
  
'''Center Resources'''
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==== Resources in the Local Area<br>  ====
  
==== Collections ====
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==== ''(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.)'' ====
  
:*[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.
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:*''(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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==== [http://olypen.com/ccgs Clallam County Genealogical Society (CCGS)] ====
  
==== Databases and Software  ====
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==== [http://clallamhistoricalsociety.com Clallam County Historical Society] ====
  
*[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://access.newspaperarchive.com/SiteLoading.aspx?from=default.aspx Access Newspaper Archive]
 
*[http://alexanderstreet.com/products/american-civil-war-online-package Alexander Street Press - The Amerian Civil War]
 
*[http://www.ancestry.com Ancestry.com]
 
*[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]
 
*[http://www.fold3.com/ Fold3.com] (previously known as Footnote.com)
 
*[http://www.thegenealogist.co.uk The Genealogist]
 
*[http://www.genline.com Genline FamilyFinder]
 
*[http://www.godfrey.org Godfrey Memorial Library]
 
*[http://www.heritagequestonline.com/hqoweb/library/do/index Heritage Quest Online]
 
*{http://www.proquest.com/en-US/catalogs/databases/detail/hmw.shtml Historic Map Works Library Edition }
 
*Paper Trail
 
*[http://www.worldvitalrecords.com World Vital Records]
 
 
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==== Museum and Arts Center (Sequim) - [http://www.macsequim.org http://www.macsequim.org] ====
  
*'''Hardware and Equipment'''
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*6 Lenovo computers and 1 Dell Computer
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==== [http://www.nols.org North Olympic Library System (NOLS)]&nbsp; -&nbsp;Library locations are in Sequim, Port Angeles, Forks and Neah Bay. See NOLS web page for hours, branch library addresses, phone numbers and subscribed genealogical sites. ====
*1 Multi Function Printer/Copier/Scanner/Fax&nbsp;  
 
*2 other printers&nbsp;in addition to the above
 
*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.  
 
*one&nbsp;flatbed&nbsp;scanner
 
*five microfilm readers
 
*two microfiche readers&nbsp;&nbsp;
 
  
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=== Center Services ===
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==== Links ====
  
==== Staff Research Specialties ====
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==== ''(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://wa-portangeles.civicplus.com/ City of Port Angeles, Washington] ====
  
=== Resources in the Local Area<br>  ===
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==== [http://www.clallam.net/ Clallam County, Washington] ====
  
''(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://www.fiskelibrary.org Fiske Library in Seattle&nbsp;] ====
  
*Clallam County Historical Society - [http://clallamhistoricalsociety.com http://clallamhistoricalsociety.com]&nbsp;
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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
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==== [http://www.hqrl.com/index.html Heritage Quest Research Library - Sumner, WA]&nbsp; ====
*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) - [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) - [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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==== [http://wajcgs.org/Jefferson Jefferson County Genealogical Library Research Center] ====
  
=== Links  ===
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==== [http://www.sos.wa.gov/ Washington State Government] ====
  
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==== [http://www.digitalarchives.wa.gov/ Washington State Digital Archives] ====
  
*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
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*Heritage Quest Research Library - Sumner, WA - [http://www.hqrl.com/index.html http://www.hqrl.com/index.html]
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==== [http://www.wasgs.org/ Washington State Genealogical Society] ====
*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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Latest revision as of 14:59, 10 October 2017

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

Contents

Center Contacts and Hours

Location Map:


Address:

  • 591 Monroe Road Port Angeles WA 98362 United States
  • 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.
  • Language:English

Phone:

  • 1-360-565-8322

E-mail:


NEW Hours in 2017  (Opening Tues Jan 5th)

  • Tuesday10:00 AM to 2:00 PM and from 6:00 PM to 8:30 PM
  • Wednesday10:00 AM to 8:30 PM
  • Thursday: Close
  • Friday: 6:00 PM - 8:30 PM Classes from 7:00 PM to 8:30 PM 
  • Sunday: 4:30 PM - 7:30 PM


Holiday Schedule - 2017: The Center will be closed:

  • March 14 & 15 - Stake Conference
  • April 4 & 5 - General Conference
  • May 14 - Mother's Day
  • June 18 - Father's Day
  • July 4 - Independence Day
  • September 30 & October 1st - General Conference
  • October 28 & 29 - Stake Conference
  • November 19 - Re-opening November 28  - Thanksgiving 
  • December 17 - Re-opening January 2, 2017 - Christmas 


Calendar and Events

Upcoming Events

  • 'Friday Night Classes will resume January 6, 2017 at 7:00 PM
  • July 14, 2017 7:00 P.M.     It is here FINALLY!! Ancestry treeshare with Rootsmagic.  Beginning Part 1 of 3  Now it’s here what do I do?? July 21, 2017 7:00 P.M.     It is here FINALLY!! Ancestry treeshare with Rootsmagic.  Beginning Part 2 of 3  Now that I have it set up how do I treeshare?? July 28, 2017 7:00 P.M.     It is here FINALLY!! Ancestry treeshare with Rootsmagic.  Beginning Part 3 of 3  Now that I know how to treeshare what about webhints from Ancestry??



Center Resources

Collections

Patrons may locate microfilm and fiche available on the FamilySearch Catalog.

  • We have over 990 microfilms on indefinite loan and thousands of microfiche. These are categorized in a card catalog at the Center by subject, author, locality, and title. 
Books include research books, maps, some Polk directories for Port Angeles, WA and surrounding towns. 



Databases

  • FHC Portal - This center has access to the Family History Center Portal page which gives free access to the following premium family history software and websites that generally charge for subscriptions.
  • 19th Century British Library Newspaper Digital Archive
  • Access Newspaper Archive
  • Alexander Street Press - The Amerian Civil War which includes a Research Database, Letters and Diaries, Images, Photographs, Posters, and Ephemera, Social and Cultural History, Women and Social Movements in the United States 
  • Ancestry.com - Institution Version 
  • ArkivDigital Online - Launch from the "ArkivDigital Online Start Menu icon on the home screen of each computer
  • American Ancestors
  • Findmypast.com - Institution Version
  • Fold3.com
  • Geneanet
  • Kinpoint
  • MyHeritage - Library Edition 
  • Newspaper Archives
  • Paper Trail
  • ProQuest Obituary Listings
  • Puzzilla.org - Premium Services (Descendant Viewer)


Software

  • Genealogy database software:  Ancestral Quest,  Legacy, Personal Ancestral File (PAF), RootsMagic
  • Word processing software: Open Office


Hardware and Equipment

7 patron computer stations with high-speed internet access

1 printer including a Multi Function Printer/Copier/Scanner. 

Canon 300 microfiche/microfilm digitizer with attached flatbed scanner.  May be used to transfer and save images from films, fiche, or scanner to a flash drive or a  CD.  Images may also be printed. 

2 microfilm readers (use with 35 mm and 16mm films)

1 microfiche reader

Center Services

Staff Research Specialties

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 Genealogical Society (CCGS)

Clallam County Historical Society

Museum and Arts Center (Sequim) - http://www.macsequim.org

North Olympic Library System (NOLS)  - Library locations are in Sequim, Port Angeles, Forks and Neah Bay. See NOLS web page for hours, branch library addresses, phone numbers and subscribed genealogical sites.

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.)

City of Port Angeles, Washington

Clallam County, Washington

Fiske Library in Seattle 

Heritage Quest Research Library - Sumner, WA 

Jefferson County Genealogical Library Research Center

Washington State Government

Washington State Digital Archives

Washington State Genealogical Society

Volunteer at the Center

(Include information here about the volunteers you are looking for.)