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''The Doylestown Family History Center (FHC) is a branch of FamilySearch and the Family History Library in Salt Lake City, Utah. Its goal is to provide resources to assist you in the research and study of your genealogy and family history by:''
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*''Giving personal one-on-one assistance<br>''
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*''Providing access to genealogical records through the Internet or microfilm loan program<br>''
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*''Offering free how-to classes''<br>
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=== Center Contacts and Hours  ===
 
=== Center Contacts and Hours  ===
  
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*[https://www.google.com/maps/place/1255+Ferry+Rd,+Doylestown,+PA+18901/@40.3341451,-75.1579328,955m/data=!3m1!1e3!4m2!3m1!1s0x89c41d4c78975073:0xe4dd06df556d1cdb Location of Doylestown Pennsylvania Family History Center on Map]
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*1255 Ferry Road, Doylestown PA 18901 United States<br>  
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*Corner of Ferry and Chapman (not North Chapman). The entrance to the parking lot is on Chapman. The entrance to the center is on the southwest side of the building, i.e., around the back.
  
 
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*215-348-0645
  
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'''Holiday Schedule:'''
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*PA_Doylestown@ldsmail.net
  
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*[https://www.facebook.com/DoylestownFHC Doylestown Family History Center]
  
=== Calendar and Events  ===
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'''Short url to this page:'''
  
==== Upcoming Events  ====
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*http://goo.gl/v9lBIC
  
==== Class Schedule  ====
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'''Open Hours:''' Wednesdays 9:00 a.m.–1:00 p.m.; Saturdays 9:00 a.m.–1:00 p.m.<br>
  
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'''Closed on the Following Dates:'''&nbsp;'''April''' 4, 2015 (LDS General Conference); '''May''' 23, 2015 (Family Discovery Day in Philadelphia); '''July''' 4, 2015 (Independence Day); '''September''' 5, 2014 (Labor Day Weekend);&nbsp;'''October''' 3, 2015 (LDS General Conference); '''December''' 26, 2015 (Christmas).
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'''Weather closures''':&nbsp;We will be closed in case of inclement weather. Check here and on our [https://www.facebook.com/DoylestownFHC?fref=ts Facebook page] for announcements about closures.&nbsp;<br>
  
 
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==== Collections  ====
 
==== Collections  ====
  
:*[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 '''FamilySearch Catalog:'''] This center has the ability to order any of the films and fiche available through the FamilySearch Catalog
:*''(List additional collections you have such as the types of books and microfilm you have on indefinite loan; though you will not want to list every single item you have. Just give visitors to this page a general idea of your resources.)''
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==== Databases and Software  ====
 
==== Databases and Software  ====
  
:*[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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:*[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. These websites include:  
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::::19th Century British Library Newspaper Digital Archive
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::::Access Newspaper Archive
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::::Alexander Street Press - The American Civil War
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::::Ancestry.com
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::::ArkivDigital Online
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::::Find My Past
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::::Fold3.com
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::::Godfrey Memorial Library
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::::Heritage Quest Online
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::::Historic Map Works Library Edition
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::::LegacyStories
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::::Paper Trail
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::::World Vital Records
  
 
==== Hardware and Equipment  ====
 
==== Hardware and Equipment  ====
  
:*''(Include the resources you have to help individuals do their research - computers, microfilm readers, printers, etc. )''
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:*''We have three computers available for public use, seven microfilm/microfiche readers, a microfilm copier, and a scanner/printer.''
  
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=== Research Guides  ===
  
=== Center Services  ===
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*[https://familysearch.org/learn/wiki/en/Pennsylvania_Genealogy Pennsylvania Family History]
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*[https://familysearch.org/learn/wiki/en/Philadelphia,_Pennsylvania Philadelphia Family History]
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*[https://familysearch.org/learn/wiki/en/Philadelphia_County,_Pennsylvania_Genealogy Philadelphia County Family History]
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*[https://familysearch.org/learn/wiki/en/Bucks_County,_Pennsylvania_Genealogy Bucks County Family History]
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*[https://familysearch.org/learn/wiki/en/Montgomery_County,_Pennsylvania_Genealogy Montgomery County Family History]
  
==== Staff Research Specialties  ====
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*[https://familysearch.org/learn/wiki/en/Ireland_Genealogy Irish Family History]
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*[https://familysearch.org/learn/wiki/en/Germany_Genealogy German Family History]
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*[https://familysearch.org/learn/wiki/en/Poland_Genealogy Polish Family History]
  
''(Include sections for any other services your center provides. Add additional sections for those services. See the [[Mesa Family History Center|Mesa]] and [[Logan Utah Family History Center|Logan]] FHC pages for examples.)''
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=== Resources in the Local Area  ===
  
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*[http://hsp.org/ Historical Society of Pennsylvania]
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*[http://www.mercermuseum.org/collections/research-library/ Mercer Museum Library]
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*[http://www.bucksgen.org/ Bucks County Genealogical Society]
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*[http://www.doylestowncemetery.com/ Historic Doylestown Cemetery]<br>
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*[http://www.hsmcpa.org/ Historical Society of Montgomery County]
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*[http://mhep.org/ Mennonite Heritage Center]
  
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Latest revision as of 18:19, 13 April 2015

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


The Doylestown Family History Center (FHC) is a branch of FamilySearch and the Family History Library in Salt Lake City, Utah. Its goal is to provide resources to assist you in the research and study of your genealogy and family history by:

  • Giving personal one-on-one assistance
  • Providing access to genealogical records through the Internet or microfilm loan program
  • Offering free how-to classes


Contents

Center Contacts and Hours

Location Map:

Address:

  • 1255 Ferry Road, Doylestown PA 18901 United States
  • Corner of Ferry and Chapman (not North Chapman). The entrance to the parking lot is on Chapman. The entrance to the center is on the southwest side of the building, i.e., around the back.

Phone:

  • 215-348-0645

E-mail:

  • PA_Doylestown@ldsmail.net

Facebook:

Short url to this page:

Open Hours: Wednesdays 9:00 a.m.–1:00 p.m.; Saturdays 9:00 a.m.–1:00 p.m.

Closed on the Following Dates: April 4, 2015 (LDS General Conference); May 23, 2015 (Family Discovery Day in Philadelphia); July 4, 2015 (Independence Day); September 5, 2014 (Labor Day Weekend); October 3, 2015 (LDS General Conference); December 26, 2015 (Christmas).

Weather closures: We will be closed in case of inclement weather. Check here and on our Facebook page for announcements about closures. 


Center Resources

Collections

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

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. These websites include:
19th Century British Library Newspaper Digital Archive
Access Newspaper Archive
Alexander Street Press - The American Civil War
Ancestry.com
ArkivDigital Online
Find My Past
Fold3.com
Godfrey Memorial Library
Heritage Quest Online
Historic Map Works Library Edition
LegacyStories
Paper Trail
World Vital Records

Hardware and Equipment

  • We have three computers available for public use, seven microfilm/microfiche readers, a microfilm copier, and a scanner/printer.

Research Guides

Resources in the Local Area


Additional Helps


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