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''Grantsville is located 35 miles west of Salt Lake City in the Tooele Valley and has a population of approximately 9500.<br> ''
  
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=== Center Contacts and Hours  ===
 
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'''Location &amp;&nbsp;Map:'''  
 
'''Location &amp;&nbsp;Map:'''  
  
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:*113 East Cherry Street, Grantsville, Utah, 84029-9458
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:*[https://maps.google.com/?ll=40.596662,-112.460011&spn=0.001676,0.003484&t=h&z=19 Google Maps]<br>
  
'''Phone:'''  
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'''Phone:'''(435)884-6611
  
'''E-mail:''' <br>  
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'''E-mail:'''grantsville.fhc@gmail.com<br> [mailto:UT_GrantsvilleWest@ldsmail.net UT_GrantsvilleWest@ldsmail.net]
  
 
'''Open Hours:'''  
 
'''Open Hours:'''  
  
'''Holiday Schedule:'''  
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:*'''MONDAY''': 12:00 – 4:00 PM<br>'''TUESDAY''': 12:00 – 4:00 and 7:00 – 9:00 PM<br>'''WEDNESDAY''': 10:00 – 5:00 and 7:00 – 9:00 PM<br>'''THURSDAY''': 12:00 – 4:00 and 7:00 – 9:00 PM<br>'''FRIDAY''': By appointment with staff members<br>'''SATURDAY''': By appointment with staff members<br>'''SUNDAY''': 9:00 – 3:30 PM Ward Family History Classes<br>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;: 4:00 - 8:00&nbsp; PM By appointment with staff members<br>
  
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'''Holiday Schedule: '''
  
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'''THE FAMILY HISTORY CENTER WILL BE CLOSED ON THE FOLLOWING DAYS IN 2015'''
  
=== Calendar and Events  ===
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&nbsp;February 15<br>
  
==== Upcoming Events  ====
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&nbsp;May 30
  
==== Class Schedule  ====
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&nbsp;July 4 - 17
  
==== Staff Training Meetings  ====
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&nbsp;September 5
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&nbsp;October 10
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&nbsp;November 11, 26
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&nbsp;December 19 - January 1 2017
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=== Center Resources  ===
 
=== Center Resources  ===
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==== '''Childrens Area'''  ====
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Special area with activites for children 3 -12 years old.
  
 
==== 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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:*''Call or visit to review a list of films and book already available in the laibrary''
  
 
==== Databases and Software  ====
 
==== 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. ''(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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:*'''[[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  ====
 
==== Hardware and Equipment  ====
  
:*''(Include the resources you have to help individuals do their research - computers, microfilm readers, printers, etc. )''
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:*''11 computer''
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:*''2 printers'' one of which is capable of scanning directly into FamilySearch
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:2 scanners
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:*2 Microfilm readers
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:*1 Microviche viewer
  
 
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=== Center Services  ===
 
=== Center Services  ===
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Workshop<br>
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FINDING YOUR COUSINS WORKSHOP
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This workshop will provide helpful information for finding family names, analyzing your FamilySearch Family Tree, performing descendancy research, and is particularly helpful in helping you find new names to add to your family tree.<br>Topics for December 2015:<br>PUZZILLA tutorial: New features make this app the top rated app in the FamilySearch App Gallery
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New SEARCH TOOLS IN FAMILY TREE : There are 3 search tools in Family Search’s Family Tree which will enhance your ability to find family names requiring temple work.
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<br>DECEMBER WORKSHOPS <br>at the Family History Center
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THURS DECEMBER 3 2-3:30 PM<br>SAT DECEMBER 5 9-10:30 AM
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'''Activities'''<br>
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'''THE FAMILY HISTORY CHALLENGE'''<br>
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'''<br> '''WHO IS THE BEST ANCESTOR GURU PLAYER IN GRANTSVILLE?
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ANCESTOR GURU IS A FUN AND ENGAGING WAY TO LEARN ABOUT FAMILY HISTORY. <br>https://ancestorguru.com/1/#/home<br>Or<br>Google: Ancestor Guru<br> <br>THERE ARE FOUR GAMES ALL WITH INCREASING SKILL LEVELS. THE GAMES ALL GENERATE POINTS OR ARE TIMED.
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COMPETITION IS OPEN TO ALL. A FAMILY SEARCH ACCOUNT REQUIRED. EACH GAME IS PERSONALIZED TO YOU USING YOUR FAMILY TREE DATA FROM FAMILY SEARCH.
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ANYONE WHO WANTS SOME POINTERS CAN WATCH A YOU TUBE VIDEO FOUND IN FAMILY HISTORY HELPS: ANCESTOR GURU FAMILY HISTORY GAMES FOR THE WHOLE FAMILY
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BRING YOUR COMPLETED SCORE SHEET TO THE FAMILY HISTORY CENTER. THE TOP RESULTS FOR EACH GAME WILL BE POSTED.<br>
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ANCESTOR GURU SCORE CARD<br>NAME:__________________________________<br> SCRAMBLED TREE /TIME/DATE<br> EASY<br> MEDIUM<br> HARD
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MEMORY /SCORE/DATE (note wrong answers deduct)
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3. LIFE’S JOURNEY /SCORE/DATE (play 12 times, once for each ancestor, and record the total) <br> <br> EASY<br> MEDIUM<br> HARD
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4. FAST PHOTO /SCORE/DATE <br> <br><br> <br>
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'''Class Schedule'''
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'''Descendency Research'''<br>
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Are you interested in taking family names to the Temple but don’t know where to start? Learn how to use the Family Tree to identify distant cousins who might be missing family members or need Temple work. This class will review the process of 1) choosing an ancestor, 2) selecting one of their descendants who might be missing family members, 3) finding a record identifying those missing family members, 4) attaching the record and adding new people, and 5) reserving ordinances. .
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You are welcome to bring and use you own laptop, smart phone or use to one of the center computers. We have computers for 11 in each class. Wi-Fi is available in the Family History Center. Activities for children 3 – 12 are available. <br>
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Scheduled on request call 884 - 6611
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'''Family Tree Hands on exercises'''<br>'''Basic Navigation''' The demonstration shows how to navigate through and access the many features, tools and information available in Family Tree.<br>'''Adding Photos''' The demonstration shows how to upload, tag and link photos to persons in Family Tree.<br>'''Adding Sources''' The demonstration shows how to find, add, and attach source documents to persons in Family Tree.<br>'''Adding Stories''' The demonstration shows how to upload, tag and link stories to persons in Family Tree.<br><br>
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Scheduled on request&nbsp; 8846611<br>
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'''Getting the Most Out of Your LDS- Ancestry Membership'''
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Church Members can sign-up through Family Search for a free Ancestry.com subscription. &nbsp;This Subscription allows you to utilize the billions of records from around the world on Ancestry.com. &nbsp;In this class you will learn how to take advantage of the records, stories and photos from Ancestry.com.
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Scheduled on request&nbsp; call 884-6611
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<br> '''Family Night at the Family History Center'''<br>'''Schedule your Family night: email grantsville.fhc@gmail.com or call 884-6611'''
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Suggested Activities
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A. FAMILY NAME –<br> a. Find out the history and meaning of your family name.<br> [http://www.ancestry.com/ Ancestry.com] learn/facts<br> [http://www.behindthename.com/ Behind the name] <br> b. Complete We Are Family worksheet
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B. FAMILY STORIES - “ It would be a wonderful thing if every Latter-day Saint knew the conversion stories of their forefathers.” Elder Walker April 2014<br>a. Tell or act out a story from an ancestor’s life.* <br>b. Fill out MY FAMILY booklet<br>c. Enter MY FAMILY booklet information in FamilySearch.
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C. PHOTOS - <br> a. Use photos in stories above <br> b. Find photos in Family Tree<br> c. Play a game with family members matching photos (Use treeseek.com to print 4 generation photos, cut out the photos and match them to a blank tree.)
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D. ACTIVITIES –<br> a. [https://treeseek.com Tree Seek] or https://createfan.com <br> Create a large fan chart or pedigree chart for the wall<br> Create Ancestral name cloud which shows the first names in your tree<br> b. [http://kids.familytreemagazine.com/kids/default.asp Kids Family Tree Magazine] <br> Family History Fun for Kids includes games for kids.<br> c. [https://familysearch.org/learn/wiki/en/Family_History_Activities_for_Children:_3-11 Activities for Children 3-11]<br> Create a fun and interesting timeline for the family
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d.Use Relative Finder, Roots Mapper, Grandma's Pie to find relationships to famous people etc.
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E. HANDOUT - <br>Putting Family in Family History FamilySearch
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'''A consultant will be available to assist with these activities or others that you choose.&nbsp; You are welcome to picnic at the stake pavilion or city park prior to coming into the center.'''
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==== Staff Research Specialties  ====
 
==== Staff Research Specialties  ====
  
''(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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''Wayne Morris Spanish language documents Mondays 2 -4 pm''
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''Vickie Weyland England from 1841, West Yorkshire Wednesday 7- 9pm''
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''Jay Weyland&amp;nbsp Historic Newspapers by appointment''
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''Joan Christiansen Historical East Coast 1600 - current and England by appointment''  
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Tonna Geldmacher Utah and Ohio Wednesday 7 -9 pm
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Paul Christiansen Danish History by appointment
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=== Volunteer at the Center  ===
 
=== Volunteer at the Center  ===
  
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''(Include information here about the volunteers you are looking for.)''
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Latest revision as of 17:21, 9 January 2016

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

Grantsville is located 35 miles west of Salt Lake City in the Tooele Valley and has a population of approximately 9500.

Utahgrantsvillewestfhc.jpg

Contents

Center Contacts and Hours

Location & Map:

  • 113 East Cherry Street, Grantsville, Utah, 84029-9458

  • Google Maps

Phone:(435)884-6611

E-mail:grantsville.fhc@gmail.com
UT_GrantsvilleWest@ldsmail.net

Open Hours:

  • MONDAY: 12:00 – 4:00 PM
    TUESDAY: 12:00 – 4:00 and 7:00 – 9:00 PM
    WEDNESDAY: 10:00 – 5:00 and 7:00 – 9:00 PM
    THURSDAY: 12:00 – 4:00 and 7:00 – 9:00 PM
    FRIDAY: By appointment with staff members
    SATURDAY: By appointment with staff members
    SUNDAY: 9:00 – 3:30 PM Ward Family History Classes
                  : 4:00 - 8:00  PM By appointment with staff members

Holiday Schedule:

THE FAMILY HISTORY CENTER WILL BE CLOSED ON THE FOLLOWING DAYS IN 2015

 February 15

 May 30

 July 4 - 17

 September 5

 October 10

 November 11, 26

 December 19 - January 1 2017




Center Resources

Childrens Area

Special area with activites for children 3 -12 years old.

Collections

  • FamilySearch Catalog: This center has the ability to order any of the films and fiche available through the FamilySearch Catalog.
  • Call or visit to review a list of films and book already available in the laibrary

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

  • 11 computer
  • 2 printers one of which is capable of scanning directly into FamilySearch
2 scanners
  • 2 Microfilm readers
  • 1 Microviche viewer

Center Services

Workshop

FINDING YOUR COUSINS WORKSHOP

This workshop will provide helpful information for finding family names, analyzing your FamilySearch Family Tree, performing descendancy research, and is particularly helpful in helping you find new names to add to your family tree.
Topics for December 2015:
PUZZILLA tutorial: New features make this app the top rated app in the FamilySearch App Gallery

New SEARCH TOOLS IN FAMILY TREE : There are 3 search tools in Family Search’s Family Tree which will enhance your ability to find family names requiring temple work.


DECEMBER WORKSHOPS
at the Family History Center

THURS DECEMBER 3 2-3:30 PM
SAT DECEMBER 5 9-10:30 AM


Activities

THE FAMILY HISTORY CHALLENGE


WHO IS THE BEST ANCESTOR GURU PLAYER IN GRANTSVILLE?

ANCESTOR GURU IS A FUN AND ENGAGING WAY TO LEARN ABOUT FAMILY HISTORY.
https://ancestorguru.com/1/#/home
Or
Google: Ancestor Guru

THERE ARE FOUR GAMES ALL WITH INCREASING SKILL LEVELS. THE GAMES ALL GENERATE POINTS OR ARE TIMED.

COMPETITION IS OPEN TO ALL. A FAMILY SEARCH ACCOUNT REQUIRED. EACH GAME IS PERSONALIZED TO YOU USING YOUR FAMILY TREE DATA FROM FAMILY SEARCH.

ANYONE WHO WANTS SOME POINTERS CAN WATCH A YOU TUBE VIDEO FOUND IN FAMILY HISTORY HELPS: ANCESTOR GURU FAMILY HISTORY GAMES FOR THE WHOLE FAMILY

BRING YOUR COMPLETED SCORE SHEET TO THE FAMILY HISTORY CENTER. THE TOP RESULTS FOR EACH GAME WILL BE POSTED.


ANCESTOR GURU SCORE CARD
NAME:__________________________________
SCRAMBLED TREE /TIME/DATE
EASY
MEDIUM
HARD

MEMORY /SCORE/DATE (note wrong answers deduct)

3. LIFE’S JOURNEY /SCORE/DATE (play 12 times, once for each ancestor, and record the total)

EASY
MEDIUM
HARD

4. FAST PHOTO /SCORE/DATE



Class Schedule

Descendency Research

Are you interested in taking family names to the Temple but don’t know where to start? Learn how to use the Family Tree to identify distant cousins who might be missing family members or need Temple work. This class will review the process of 1) choosing an ancestor, 2) selecting one of their descendants who might be missing family members, 3) finding a record identifying those missing family members, 4) attaching the record and adding new people, and 5) reserving ordinances. .

You are welcome to bring and use you own laptop, smart phone or use to one of the center computers. We have computers for 11 in each class. Wi-Fi is available in the Family History Center. Activities for children 3 – 12 are available.


Scheduled on request call 884 - 6611


Family Tree Hands on exercises
Basic Navigation The demonstration shows how to navigate through and access the many features, tools and information available in Family Tree.
Adding Photos The demonstration shows how to upload, tag and link photos to persons in Family Tree.
Adding Sources The demonstration shows how to find, add, and attach source documents to persons in Family Tree.
Adding Stories The demonstration shows how to upload, tag and link stories to persons in Family Tree.

Scheduled on request  8846611


Getting the Most Out of Your LDS- Ancestry Membership

Church Members can sign-up through Family Search for a free Ancestry.com subscription.  This Subscription allows you to utilize the billions of records from around the world on Ancestry.com.  In this class you will learn how to take advantage of the records, stories and photos from Ancestry.com.


Scheduled on request  call 884-6611



Family Night at the Family History Center
Schedule your Family night: email grantsville.fhc@gmail.com or call 884-6611

Suggested Activities

A. FAMILY NAME –
a. Find out the history and meaning of your family name.
Ancestry.com learn/facts
Behind the name
b. Complete We Are Family worksheet

B. FAMILY STORIES - “ It would be a wonderful thing if every Latter-day Saint knew the conversion stories of their forefathers.” Elder Walker April 2014
a. Tell or act out a story from an ancestor’s life.*
b. Fill out MY FAMILY booklet
c. Enter MY FAMILY booklet information in FamilySearch.

C. PHOTOS -
a. Use photos in stories above
b. Find photos in Family Tree
c. Play a game with family members matching photos (Use treeseek.com to print 4 generation photos, cut out the photos and match them to a blank tree.)

D. ACTIVITIES –
a. Tree Seek or https://createfan.com
Create a large fan chart or pedigree chart for the wall
Create Ancestral name cloud which shows the first names in your tree
b. Kids Family Tree Magazine
Family History Fun for Kids includes games for kids.
c. Activities for Children 3-11
Create a fun and interesting timeline for the family

d.Use Relative Finder, Roots Mapper, Grandma's Pie to find relationships to famous people etc.


E. HANDOUT -
Putting Family in Family History FamilySearch


A consultant will be available to assist with these activities or others that you choose.  You are welcome to picnic at the stake pavilion or city park prior to coming into the center.



Staff Research Specialties

Wayne Morris Spanish language documents Mondays 2 -4 pm

Vickie Weyland England from 1841, West Yorkshire Wednesday 7- 9pm

Jay Weyland&nbsp Historic Newspapers by appointment

Joan Christiansen Historical East Coast 1600 - current and England by appointment

Tonna Geldmacher Utah and Ohio Wednesday 7 -9 pm

Paul Christiansen Danish History by appointment



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

(Include links to other websites of interest to those who visit your center such as links to the city, county and state wiki pages where your center is located.)


Volunteer at the Center

(Include information here about the volunteers you are looking for.)


 

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