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The Port Angeles Family History Center is located on the south side of the Port Angeles meetinghouse. We serve the west end of Clallam County including the communities of Port Angeles, Sequim, Joyce, and Forks. All interested in genealogy and family history are invited to come to the center for assistance, to research, or to attend classes.
Center Contacts and Hours
- 591 Monroe Road Port Angeles WA 98362 United States
- Enter on the southwest side of building.
- Use the sidewalk from the parking lot on the south side to the front of the building
- Enter the Family History Center from the first set of doors facing Monroe Road.
- Please ring doorbell (on the wall to your right) for admission.
- FHC Director: Michael Millet - email@example.com
Regular Hours thru December 19, 2014:
- Tuesday: 10:00 am - 9:00 pm
- Wednesday: 10:00 am-2:00 pm and 6:00 pm-9:00 pm
- Thursday: 10:00 am - 9:00 pm
- Friday: 6:00pm - 9:00 pm
- Christmas Holiday: December 23rd-31st, Jan 1, 2015:Reopening Wednesday, January 7th 2015
Calendar and Events
- Any of the films and fiche available through the FamilySearch Catalog may now be ordered through your home computer.
- We have over 990 microfilms on indefinite loan and thousands of microfiche. These are categorized in a card catalog by subject, author, locality, and title.
- Books include research books, maps, some Polk directories for Port Angeles, WA and surrounding towns.
Databases and Software
- FHC Portal - This center has access to the Family History Center Portal page which gives free access to the following premium family history software and websites that generally charge for subscriptions.
- 19th Century British Library Newspaper Digital Archive
- Access Newspaper Archive
- Alexander Street Press - The Amerian Civil War which includes a Research Database, Letters and Diaries, Images, Photographs, Posters, and Ephemera, Social and Cultural History, Women and Social Movements in the United States
- Ancestry.com - Institution Version
- ArkivDigital Online - Launch from the "ArkivDigital Online Start Menu icon
- Create your "Who Do Think You Are?" story for free
- Findmypast.com - Institution Version
- Historic Map Works - Library Edition
- MyHeritage - Library Edition
- Paper Trail
- ProQuest Obituary Listings
- World Vital Records
- Hardware and Equipment
- 7 computers
- 3 printers including a Multi Function Printer/Copier/Scanner/Fax.
- Canon 300 microfiche/microfilm digitizer with attached flatbed scanner. May be used to transfer and save images from films, fiche, or scanner to a flash drive or a CD. Images may also be printed.
- five microfilm readers
- two microfiche readers
Staff Research Specialties
Resources in the Local Area
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- Clallam County Genealogical Society (CCGS)
- Clallam County Historical Society
- Museum and Arts Center (Sequim) - http://www.macsequim.org
- North Olympic Library System (NOLS) - www.nols.org. Library locations are in Sequim, Port Angeles, Forks and Neah Bay. See Nols web page for hours, addresses and phone numbers.
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- City of Port Angeles, Washington
- Clallam County, Washington
- Heritage Quest Research Library - Sumner, WA ;
- County Genealogical Library Research Center
- Washington State Government
- Washington State Digital Archives
- Washington State Genealogical Society
Volunteer at the Center
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