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The Faribault Family History Center is dedicated to providing education and support for the family history community in the Faribault area. The Family History Center is open to the public who are invited to use the resources free of charge. Trained volunteers are available during Center hours and by appointment to assist patrons.


Center Contacts and Hours

Location Map:


  • 1002 17th St SW Faribault MN 55201-5520 United States
  • Language:English


  • 1-507-334-7046


  • MN_Faribault@ldsmail.net

Open Hours:

  • Tuesday:10:00am-1:00pm
  • Wednesday:6:00pm-8:00pm
  • Thursday:6:00pm-8:00pm
  • Friday:6:00pm-9:00pm

Holiday Schedule:

Closed all major holidays:

Calendar and Events

Upcoming Events

Class Schedule

Staff Training Meetings

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Online Training Courses

Online Research Training Videos

The following list is just a sampling of many of the ResearchTraining Videos that are available from the above link at the Learning Center Home page.

Online Training Videos

Center Resources


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.
    • 19th Centry British Library Newspaper Digital Archive
    • Access Newspaper Archive
    • Alexander Street Press - The American Civil War
    • Ancestry.com
    • ArkivDigital Online - Swedish Genealogy
    • Findmypast
    • Fold3.com (previously known as Footnote.com)
    • The Genealogist
    • Godfrey Memorial Library
    • Hertiage Quest Online
    • Historic Map Works Library Edition
    • Paper Trail
    • World Vital Records

Hardware and Equipment

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Center Services

Provide 1-on-1 family history training, assistance and support

Offer Family History classes

Provide other family history resources and materials

Staff Research Specialties

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Resources in the Local Area

Resources Outside Local Area

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Volunteer at the Center

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Family History Consultant Resources and Help

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Additional Resources are also available to support ongoing efforts - Training Summary and Resources available on lds.org

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