Sandusky Ohio 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.

We are a small library but are capable of spending time helping the beginner, providing local access to films, and computer access to the FHC portal sites. We can help you begin indexing for familysearch.

Center Contacts and Hours

Location & Map:

  • Address: 4511 Galloway Rd, Sandusky, Ohio
  • Entrance is located in the back (west side) of the building
  • Location on Map

Phone: 419-626-0663 (feel free to leave a message with your name and number)


Open Hours: Wednesdays 10am - 2pm & 5pm - 9pm (other times by appointment)

Holiday Schedule: Closed on Holidays that fall on Wednesday. Closed the two weeks that include Christmas day and New Years day. Closed when weather closes the local schools.


Calendar and Events

Upcoming Events  

Fall Genealogy Conference TBA

Class Schedule

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.
  • Small collection of books covering the local area and general genealogy subjects
  • Microfiche and Microfilm collections in various research areas

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

  • 4 computers with high speed internet access
  • 4 microfilm readers
  • 2 microfiche readers
  • Digital Imaging Equipment for copying film/ fiche to USB flash drive, DVD, CD or paper.
  • 1 printer/copier
  • 1 flatbed scanner


Center Services

Staff Research Specialties

Resources in the Local Area

The Sandusky Public Library

The Milan Public Library 

Harris-Elmore Library - local history room

The Rutherford B Hayes Library

Center for Archival collections - Bowling Green State University

Volunteer at the Center

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