Salem Oregon East 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: 862 45th Ave NE, Salem, OR 97301
  • Entrance: South parking lot. SE corner of the building. Sign on the door.
  • Location on Map
  • N44 56.510' W122 58.349'

Phone: (503) 371-0453; Director c: (503) 409-2679

E-mail:  Director - Please start SUBJECT with "FHC -"

Open Hours:

  • TUE: 9-4pm
  • WED: 2-9pm
  • THUR: 11-3pm
  • FRI: 9-2pm

Summer Vacation:

  • 2012 - July 3 - July 16 CLOSED

Halloween - Weds 10/31, Regular hours: 2:00-9:00pm.

However, because of Hallaween we will be open from 2:00-5:00. Closed from 5:00-9:00pm

Holiday Schedule:

  • 2012 - Thanksgiving - closed 11/20 - 11/26
  • 2012 - Christmas - closed 12/18 - 1/1/2013

Calendar and Events

Upcoming Events

Class Schedule

[All classes are held at the Family History Center]

New FamilySearch - Basic; 7:00-8:00pm, Wed, Sept 19th. Instructor: Don Garrett

New FamilySearch - Advanced; 7:00-8:00pm, Wed, Sept 26th. Instructor: Don Garrett

Computer Basics for Genealogists; 7:00-8:00pm, Wed, Oct 3rd. Instructor: Don Garrett

Research Using; 7:00-8:00pm, Wed, Oct 10th. Instructor: Don Garrett

Beginning Genealogy 1 (of 2); 7:00-8:00pm, Wed, Oct 17th. Instructor: Diane Reinwald

Beginning Genealogy 2 (of 2); 7:00-8:00pm, Wed, Oct 24th. Instructor: Diane Reinwald

Staff Training Meetings

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 premium family history software and websites that generally charge for subscriptions.

Hardware and Equipment

  • The Center has all of the necessary equipment for Family History Research. Below is a list of items available to patrons.
  • 5 computers, with Internet access, for patron use.
  • Each has the capability to print on a lazer printer (black, no color).
  • There are 8 microfilm readers, most with magnification.
  • There is a Canon microfilm/microfiche reader/printer for printing images.
  • There are 2 microfiche readers.
  • There is a lazer copier (black, no color).

Center Services

Staff Research Specialties

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Resources in the Local Area

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Willamette Valley Genealogy Society

WVGS at the Oregon State Library

Oregon State Archives, Genealogical Records

Marion County Historical Society at the Willamette Heritage Center

Volunteer at the Center

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