Texarkana-New Boston Texas Family History Center
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|This article describes the services and resources available at a Family History Center, a branch facility of the Family History Library.|
Center Contacts and Hours
Location & Map:
Address: 3701 Moores Lane Texarkana, TX
- Parking closest to Center entrance is on the south-east corner of the building. Use the doorbell at the south-east corner door.
- Location on Map
- Phone: 903-831-5225
- Open Hours: Tuesday 12-4 pm; Wednesday 7-9 pm; Thursday 1-5 pm
- Holiday Schedule: Closed Christmas and Thanksgiving weeks. Closed when severe weather is present.
Calendar and Events
- Beginning Your Family History workshop, March 10 2012 10 am to 12 pm. Class limited to the first 15.
Staff Training Meetings
- Last Thursday every month
- Family History Library Catalog: This center has the ability to order any of the films and fiche available through the Family History Library Catalog.
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
- 3 computers with access to the FHC Portal and the free premium family history software and websites. Also have 3 microfilm readers and 3 microfiche readers. We have a large collection of microfilm and microfiche and numerous books, periodicals and maps. You can save data using USB Flash Drive or print with our printer.
Staff Research Specialties
- Resources for German translation and research and Spanish translation.
Resources in the Local Area
- Texarkana Genealogical Society
- Texarkana Historical Society
- Texarkana Public Library
- Southwest Regional Archives located at Old Washington Arkansas
- Little River Genealogical Society, Ashdown AR
- New Boston TX Genealogical Society
Volunteer at the Center
- Contact the FHC for information if interested in volunteering.