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'''Location & Map:'''  
 
'''Location & Map:'''  
  
'''Address''' 778 Lower Brush Mountain Rd. Hollidaysburg, PA 16648  
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:*Location about 1/2 mile off Frankstown Rd in the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter- Day Saints  
             location about 1/2 mile off Frankstown Rd in the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints  
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:*(This is not a mailing address. Due to limited staff, Family History Centers are unable to respond to mail inquiries.)  
 
:*(This is not a mailing address. Due to limited staff, Family History Centers are unable to respond to mail inquiries.)  
 
:*Enter parking lot and use side door of building. Look for sign.  
 
:*Enter parking lot and use side door of building. Look for sign.  
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'''E-mail:''' [mailto:PA_AltoonaWard@ldsmail.net PA_AltoonaWard@ldsmail.net]<br>  
 
'''E-mail:''' [mailto:PA_AltoonaWard@ldsmail.net PA_AltoonaWard@ldsmail.net]<br>  
  
'''Open Hours:'''
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'''Open Hours:'''  
:'''Wednesday''' 9am-4pm and 6:30pm-8pm
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:'''Saturday''' 9am-1pm
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'''Holiday Schedule:'''
  
'''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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:*Closed Easter Weekend, Memorial Day Weekend, 4th&nbsp;of July Weekend
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:*Labor Day Weekend&nbsp;and&nbsp; Thanksgiving till the New Year.
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In case of bad weather, the Center is closed if the Schools are closed. If in doubt, please call before.  
 
In case of bad weather, the Center is closed if the Schools are closed. If in doubt, please call before.  
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*[https://www.familysearch.org/#form=catalog '''Family History Library Catalog:'''] You may now order films yourself from the Family History Library directly online from any computer at the website [https://www.familysearch.org/#form=catalog https://www.familysearch.org/#form=catalog] .  
 
*[https://www.familysearch.org/#form=catalog '''Family History Library Catalog:'''] You may now order films yourself from the Family History Library directly online from any computer at the website [https://www.familysearch.org/#form=catalog https://www.familysearch.org/#form=catalog] .  
 
*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).  
 
*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).  
*[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 websites that generally charge for subscriptions. Including: Ancestry, Fold 3 (formerly Footnote), Heritage Quest, Newspaper Archives, World Vital Records, Godfrey Memorial Library,  
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*'''[[FHC Portal]]''' This center has access to the Family History Center Portal page which gives free access in the center to premium family history websites that generally charge for subscriptions. Including: Ancestry, Fold 3 (formerly Footnote), Heritage Quest, Newspaper Archives, World Vital Records, Godfrey Memorial Library,  
 
*'''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.''
 
*'''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.''
  

Latest revision as of 19:30, 18 March 2014

FamilySearch This article describes the services and resources available at a Family History Center, a branch facility of the Family History Library.


Location & Map:

  • 778 Lower Brush Mountain Rd. Hollidaysburg, PA 16648
  • Location about 1/2 mile off Frankstown Rd in the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter- Day Saints
  • (This is not a mailing address. Due to limited staff, Family History Centers are unable to respond to mail inquiries.)
  • Enter parking lot and use side door of building. Look for sign.
  • Please ring door bell to gain access during center's operating hours.
  • Location on Map

Phone: 814-696-0341

E-mail: PA_AltoonaWard@ldsmail.net

Open Hours:

  • Wednesday  9am-4pm    6:30pm-8pm
  • Saturday     9am-1pm

Holiday Schedule:

  • Closed Easter Weekend, Memorial Day Weekend, 4th of July Weekend
  • Labor Day Weekend and  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.


Contents

Calendar and Events

Upcoming Events

Class Schedule

Staff Training Meetings


Center Resources

Collections

  • Family History Library Catalog: You may now order films yourself from the Family History Library directly online from any computer at the website https://www.familysearch.org/#form=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 websites that generally charge for subscriptions. Including: Ancestry, Fold 3 (formerly Footnote), Heritage Quest, Newspaper Archives, World Vital Records, Godfrey Memorial Library,
  • 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


Resources in the Local Area

The Blair County Genealogical Society is just a short distance away.

Here is their weblink  http://www.bcgslibrary.org/



Links

http://usgwarchives.net/pa/blair/

http://www.liveblaircounty.com/blog

http://www.altoonalibrary.org/obit/

http://usgwarchives.net/pa/cambria/

http://www.cambriacountyhistorical.com/research.htm

http://www.camgenpa.com/  (Cambria)

http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~pacblack/interest.html  (Blacklick Twp, Cambria)

http://usgwarchives.net/pa/clearfield/

http://www.pa-roots.com/clearfield/cemeteries/index.html

http://www.pa-roots.com/clearfield/townships/union/dressler.html

http://usgwarchives.net/pa/bedford/

http://www.bedfordpahistory.com/

http://usgwarchives.net/pa/huntingdon/

http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~pahuntin/

http://www.woodcockvalley.com/  (Huntingdon)

http://usgwarchives.net/pa/centre/

http://www.centrecountygenealogy.org/Resources.html    


Volunteer at the Center

We are in need of people that can read and tranlate foreign languages to assist other patrons. If you have that skill, please email Tina at PA_AltoonaWard@ldsmail.net


 

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