Port Angeles Washington Family History Center

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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

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Phone: 360-565-8322

E-mail: pawafhc@gmail.com

Open Hours:
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

July 4th

Thanksgiving week 

Last two weeks of December

Calendar and Events

Upcoming Events:

October - The Family History Center Jamboree for the Community, which includes a Keynote Speaker plus a variety of classes on research for participants to select.  This event is free to all. 

Class Schedule:

Fri. evening classes will begin in February. 

Staff Training Meetings  are held monthly on the last Saturday

10 am - 12 pm

Center Resources


  • 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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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

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Resources in the Local Area

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- Clallam County Washington Genealogical Society - www.olypen.com/ccgs

- Genealogy Computer Users Group - Meetings held monthly on the first Friday

1:30 - 3 pm at the Sequim Public Library meeting room


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Volunteer at the Center

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