Gloucester Virginia Family History Center

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''(Add a brief paragraph about your center here and the area it serves. Information in italics below is guidance for you and should be deleted as you fill out the page. Remove italics from other text by selecting the text and clicking the "I"&nbsp;box in the Toolbar above.)''<br>  
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''The Gloucester Virginia Family History Center is a wonderful resource to members of the Gloucester and surrounding communities. &nbsp;We are a film center which means that we not only offer access to books, computers and online resources, but also to ordering and viewing microfilm and microfiche from the worlds largest collection of records.''''<br>'''''
  
 
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'''Location &amp;&nbsp;Map:'''  
 
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#''6846 Short Ln, GLOUCESTER, VIRGINIA 23061,UNITED STATES<br>''  
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#''Coming from the 17, turn right onto Short Ln., our building is on the right after you pass Gloucester High School. &nbsp;When pulling into the parking lot, park near the first doors of the building, you'll find our Center right inside those doors on your left.<br>''  
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#''[https://maps.google.com/maps?q=6846+Short+Ln+GLOUCESTER,+VIRGINIA+23061+UNITED+STATES&hl=en&ll=37.383099,-76.519389&spn=0.009616,0.019548&sll=37.0625,-95.677068&sspn=39.184175,80.068359&hnear=6846+Short+Ln,+Gloucester,+Virginia+23061&t=m&z=16&iwloc=A See Map]''
  
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'''Phone: 804-695-1162; Center Director Olivia Jewell 435-764-6000'''  
  
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'''E-mail:'''&nbsp;'''va_gloucester@ldsmail.net'''<br>  
  
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'''Open Hours: Tuesdays 10 a.m. - 12 p.m., Wednesdays 6 p.m. - 8 p.m., other by appointment'''  
  
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'''Holiday Schedule: Closed all federal and state holidays'''  
  
 
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=== Calendar and Events  ===
 
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==== Upcoming Events: None ====
  
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==== Class Schedule: May 23rd - June 13th, Genealogy Class&nbsp;6:30 - 8:30 p.m. ====
  
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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.''<br>''
:*''(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  ====
 
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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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:*[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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==== Staff Research Specialties  ====
 
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''(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<br>  ===
 
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''Gloucester Library''  
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Gloucester Genealogical Society
  
 
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=== Links  ===
 
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=== Volunteer at the Center  ===
 
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''We are always looking for people with technology skills and/or genealogy skills to help volunteer their time to staff the center. &nbsp;Please contact Olivia Jewell 435-764-6000 or visit us during operating hours to inquire further.''

Revision as of 18:45, 6 June 2012

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


The Gloucester Virginia Family History Center is a wonderful resource to members of the Gloucester and surrounding communities.  We are a film center which means that we not only offer access to books, computers and online resources, but also to ordering and viewing microfilm and microfiche from the worlds largest collection of records.'

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Center Contacts and Hours

Location & Map:

  1. 6846 Short Ln, GLOUCESTER, VIRGINIA 23061,UNITED STATES
  2. Coming from the 17, turn right onto Short Ln., our building is on the right after you pass Gloucester High School.  When pulling into the parking lot, park near the first doors of the building, you'll find our Center right inside those doors on your left.
  3. See Map

Phone: 804-695-1162; Center Director Olivia Jewell 435-764-6000

E-mail: va_gloucester@ldsmail.net

Open Hours: Tuesdays 10 a.m. - 12 p.m., Wednesdays 6 p.m. - 8 p.m., other by appointment

Holiday Schedule: Closed all federal and state holidays



Calendar and Events

Upcoming Events: None

Class Schedule: May 23rd - June 13th, Genealogy Class 6:30 - 8:30 p.m.

Staff Training Meetings: None


Center Resources

Collections

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

  • Computers
  • Printers
  • Microfilm Readers
  • Microfiche Readers

Center Services

Staff Research Specialties

Technology help


Resources in the Local Area

Gloucester Library

Gloucester Genealogical Society


Links

http://www.vgs.org/


Volunteer at the Center

We are always looking for people with technology skills and/or genealogy skills to help volunteer their time to staff the center.  Please contact Olivia Jewell 435-764-6000 or visit us during operating hours to inquire further.