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Center Contacts and Hours

Location Map:


  • 862 45th Ave NE Salem, OR 97301 United States
  • Entrance south parking lot.
  • SE corner of the building.
  • Sign on the door.
  • Language:English


  • 1-503-409-2679, Director's cell



Open Hours:

  • Tuesday:9:00am-4:00pm
  • Wednesday:2:00pm-9:00pm
  • Friday:9:00am-2:00pm

Holiday Schedule:

Independence Day, July 3rd (Celebrated), 2015

Summer Vacation, July 7th - 17th, 2015
Thanksgiving November 24th-27th, 2015
Christmas December 18th 2015-January 5th 2016

Calendar and Events

Upcoming Events

Class Schedule

Family Tree, Basic; Feb 25th, 2015; 7:00-8:00pm @ FHC

Family Tree, Advanced; Mar 4th, 2015; 7:00-8:00pm @ FHC

RootsMagic, Mar 11th; 7:00-8:00pm @ FHC

Computer Basics, Mar 18th; 7:00-8:00pm @ FHC

Staff Training Meetings

Center Resources


  • FamilySearch Catalog: This center has the ability to order any of the films and fiche available through the FamilySearch 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

  • The Center has all of the necessary equipment for Family History Research. Below is a list of items available to patrons.
  • 5 computers, with Internet access, for patron use.
  • Each has the capability to print on a lazer printer (black, no color).
  • There are 4 microfilm readers, most with magnification.
  • There is a Canon microfilm/microfiche reader/printer for printing images.
  • There are 2 microfiche readers.
  • There is a lazer copier (black, no color).

Center Services

Staff Research Specialties

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Resources in the Local Area

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Willamette Valley Genealogical Society at the Oregon State Library

Oregon State Archives, Genealogical Records

Early Oregonians Database (prior to 1860)

Marion County Historical Society at the Willamette Heritage Center

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