State College Pennsylvania 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: 842 Whitehall Road, State College, PA 16801

  • When coming in the driveway look for the brown sign for the Family History Center - continue all the way around to the opposite side of the building - enter the door marked State College Family History Center.
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Phone:  814-238-4560


Open Hours:
Tuesday and Wednesday: 10:00 to 1:00 and 6:30 to 9:00

Holiday Schedule:

  • Closed: Week of July 4
  • Last week in August
  • Last two weeks in December through January 1
  • Center closes when public schools close because of inclement weather.

Calendar and Events

Upcoming Events

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.
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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

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Center Services

Staff Research Specialties

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Resources in the Local Area

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Volunteer at the Center

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