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:

[Location on Map]

    • N44 56.510' W122 58.365'


  • 862 45th Ave NE Salem, OR 97301 United States
  • Entrance: South parking lot. SE corner of the building. Sign on the door.
  • Language:English


  • 1-503-409-2679, Director's cell



Open Hours:

  • Tuesday:9:00am-4:00pm
  • Wednesday:2:00pm-9:00pm
  • Friday:9:00am-2:00pm

Holiday Schedule:

  • Summer Vacation:July 1st - July 14th, 2014
  • Thanksgiving:November 25th - 28th, 2014
  • Christmas:December 16th 2014 - January 1st 2015

Calendar and Events

Upcoming Events

Class Schedule

No Classes Scheduled at this time.

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 4 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 Genealogical Society 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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