Altoona Pennsylvania Family History Center

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#'''''778 Lower Brush Mountain Rd.<br>HOLLIDAYSBURG, PA 16648<br>'''''<i>(This is not a mailing address. Due to limited staff, Family History Centers are unable to respond to mail inquiries.)</i>
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#''Enter parking lot and use side door of building. Look for sign.''
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#''Please ring door bell to gain access during center's operating hours''
 
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'''Phone:''' 814-696-0341
  
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'''E-mail:''' [mailto:PA_AltoonaWard@ldsmail.net PA_AltoonaWard@ldsmail.net]<br>
  
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'''Open Hours:''' '''Monday 9am-1pm'''
  
'''Holiday Schedule:'''  
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'''&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; Wednesday 9am-4pm and 6:30pm-8pm'''
  
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'''Holiday Schedule:''' Closed Easter Weekend, Memorial Day Weekend, 4th&nbsp;of July Weekend, Labor Day Weekend&nbsp;and From Thanksgiving till the New Year. Also Closed on the 1st Saturday in April and October.
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In case of bad weather, the Center is closed if the Schools are closed. If in doubt, please call before.
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==== Collections  ====
 
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:*[https://www.familysearch.org/#form=catalog '''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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*[https://www.familysearch.org/#form=catalog '''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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*The Altoona FHC has hundreds of&nbsp;microfilms in our inventory. We also have an Index to the George H Liebegott Collection that is housed in the Martinsburg Library. We also have several family histories in book form as well as on film and fiche. As well as Henshaw's Encyclopedia of Quaker Genealogy (all&nbsp;volumes on&nbsp;fiche).
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*[http://fhc.familysearch.org/ '''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.
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*'''Hardware and Equipment '''''We have 4 computers that have access to the internet. We also have microfilm and fiche readers and printer to make copies.''
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:*[http://fhc.familysearch.org/ '''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. ''(Note to FHC: Not all FHCs have access to this portal. If you do not, you will want to remove this entire bullet. If you do have access to it, just remove this text in italics.)''
 
 
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=== Resources in the Local Area<br> ===
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''(This section is to highlight other resources in your area that will be helpful for individuals doing research there in your location, if there are any, such as government offices, historical societies, etc.)''  
 
''(This section is to highlight other resources in your area that will be helpful for individuals doing research there in your location, if there are any, such as government offices, historical societies, etc.)''  

Revision as of 00:20, 30 September 2011

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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Contents

Center Contacts and Hours

Location & Map:

  1. 778 Lower Brush Mountain Rd.
    HOLLIDAYSBURG, PA 16648
    (This is not a mailing address. Due to limited staff, Family History Centers are unable to respond to mail inquiries.)
  2. Enter parking lot and use side door of building. Look for sign.
  3. Please ring door bell to gain access during center's operating hours
  4. (Link to map using Google or other map sites)

Phone: 814-696-0341

E-mail: PA_AltoonaWard@ldsmail.net

Open Hours: Monday 9am-1pm

                    Wednesday 9am-4pm and 6:30pm-8pm

                     Saturday 9am-1pm

Holiday Schedule: Closed Easter Weekend, Memorial Day Weekend, 4th of July Weekend, Labor Day Weekend and From Thanksgiving till the New Year. Also Closed on the 1st Saturday in April and October.

In case of bad weather, the Center is closed if the Schools are closed. If in doubt, please call before.



Calendar and Events

Upcoming Events

Class Schedule

Staff Training Meetings


Center Resources

Collections

  • Family History Library Catalog: This center has the ability to order any of the films and fiche available through the Family History Library Catalog.
  • The Altoona FHC has hundreds of microfilms in our inventory. We also have an Index to the George H Liebegott Collection that is housed in the Martinsburg Library. We also have several family histories in book form as well as on film and fiche. As well as Henshaw's Encyclopedia of Quaker Genealogy (all volumes on fiche).
  • 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 We have 4 computers that have access to the internet. We also have microfilm and fiche readers and printer to make copies.


Center Services

Staff Research Specialties

(Include sections for any other services your center provides. Add additional sections for those services. See the Mesa and Logan FHC pages for examples.)


Resources in the Local Area

(This section is to highlight other resources in your area that will be helpful for individuals doing research there in your location, if there are any, such as government offices, historical societies, etc.)


Links

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Volunteer at the Center

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