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=== Center Contacts and Hours  ===
 
=== Center Contacts and Hours  ===
  
'''Location & Map:'''  
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'''Location Map:'''  
  
*'''Address:''' 832 Paxon Hollow Rd, Broomall, PA 19008
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*[https://www.google.com/maps/place/721+Paxon+Hollow+Rd,+Broomall,+PA+19008/@39.960297,-75.361957,17z/data=!3m1!4b1!4m2!3m1!1s0x89c6ea15d22ee197:0x6e951be72955659 Location of Valley Forge Pennsylvania Family History Center on Map]
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*[https://maps.google.com/maps?q=832+Paxon+Hollow+Road,+Broomall,+PA+19008&hl=en&ll=39.955149,-75.373507&spn=0.028061,0.040898&sll=41.160353,-79.084911&sspn=0.01378,0.020449&oq=832+Paxon+Hollow+Rd,+Broomall,+PA+19008&hnear=832+Paxon+Hollow+Rd,+Broomall,+Pennsylvania+19008&t=m&z=15 Location on Map]
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'''Phone:''' 610.356.8507
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'''Address:'''  
  
'''E-mail:''' <br>
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*721 Paxon Hollow Rd Broomall PA 19008 United States
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*Located in The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints building
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*Enter in the back door labeled “Family History Center”
  
'''Open Hours:'''
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*Language:English
  
'''Holiday Schedule:'''  
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'''Email:'''  
  
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*broomallfhc@gmail.com
  
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Email us to:
  
=== Calendar and Events  ===
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• Make an appointment for guided help, &nbsp;or to view films outside of regular hours.&nbsp;
  
==== Upcoming Events  ====
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• Sign up on our mailing list
  
==== Class Schedule  ====
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• Receive a class schedule<br>
  
==== Staff Training Meetings  ====
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• Be notified of weather closures or delays
  
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'''Phone:''' 1-610-356-8507 only answered when we are open. There is no message machine.
  
=== Center Resources  ===
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'''Regular Open Hours: Every Wednesdays 9:30-3:30pm and the 2nd and 4th Saturday 9:30-12:30'''
  
==== Collections  ====
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'''Holiday Closures: <span style="line-height: 24.545454025268555px;">November 25-28, December 23 for the Christmas break. Reopen on January 6,2016.&nbsp;</span>'''<br>
  
:*[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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'''Additional Hours: By appointment'''<br>
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==== Databases and Software  ====
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You may request to have the center open at other times by appointment. For a timely and quick response, please email broomallfhc@gmail.com to request a time. Appointments are not needed during regular hours unless you need a guided practice lab time.&nbsp;
  
:*[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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==== Hardware and Equipment ====
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=== Class Schedule ===
  
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FREE Family History Classes 2015
  
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*Class Registration: not needed. The am class meets in the Releif Siciety Rrom. The pm class in the center.&nbsp;
  
=== Center Services  ===
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Classes held Wednesdays: 10-11 am and repeated 7:30-8:30pm
  
==== Staff Research Specialties  ====
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<br> '''2015 Classes'''
  
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'''<span style="font-size: 16.3636360168457px; line-height: 1.5em;">Family Tree Series</span>'''
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'''Jan. 14 &nbsp;- Familysearch.org - See What is Possible!<br>Jan. 21 - &nbsp;Adding and editing information and Relationships in your Family on Family Tree<br>Jan. 28 - &nbsp;Decendancy Research and Basic Research and search Tips<br>Feb. 4 - &nbsp; Using the Wiki and Learning Center'''
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CLASSES ALSO HELD IN OTHER CHAPELS IN THE VALLEY FORGE STAKE. Email for times and locations and to request a class.&nbsp;
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'''Spring Classes Include:<br>'''Catalog and Film Ordering<br>Historical Maps and other subscription Services&nbsp;<br>Writing Your Histories<br>Sharing Your Family With Your Family
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Other Topics and Dates to be determined
  
 
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=== Resources in the Local Area<br>  ===
 
=== Resources in the Local Area<br>  ===
  
''(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.)''
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*<span style="font-size: 16.3636360168457px; line-height: 1.5em;">http://mainlineroots.org/</span>
  
 
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=== Links  ===
 
=== Links  ===
  
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*[[Delaware County, Pennsylvania]]
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*[[Pennsylvania Genealogy|Pennsylvania]]
  
 
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=== Volunteer at the Center  ===
 
=== Volunteer at the Center  ===
  
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'''We would love to have more volunteers!'''
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<br> We look forward to seeing you at the center!

Latest revision as of 13:12, 30 January 2015

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


Contents

Center Contacts and Hours

Location Map:

Address:

  • 721 Paxon Hollow Rd Broomall PA 19008 United States
  • Located in The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints building
  • Enter in the back door labeled “Family History Center”
  • Language:English

Email:

  • broomallfhc@gmail.com

Email us to:

• Make an appointment for guided help,  or to view films outside of regular hours. 

• Sign up on our mailing list

• Receive a class schedule

• Be notified of weather closures or delays

Phone: 1-610-356-8507 only answered when we are open. There is no message machine.

Regular Open Hours: Every Wednesdays 9:30-3:30pm and the 2nd and 4th Saturday 9:30-12:30

Holiday Closures: November 25-28, December 23 for the Christmas break. Reopen on January 6,2016. 

Additional Hours: By appointment

You may request to have the center open at other times by appointment. For a timely and quick response, please email broomallfhc@gmail.com to request a time. Appointments are not needed during regular hours unless you need a guided practice lab time. 


Class Schedule

FREE Family History Classes 2015

  • Class Registration: not needed. The am class meets in the Releif Siciety Rrom. The pm class in the center. 

Classes held Wednesdays: 10-11 am and repeated 7:30-8:30pm


2015 Classes

Family Tree Series

Jan. 14  - Familysearch.org - See What is Possible!
Jan. 21 -  Adding and editing information and Relationships in your Family on Family Tree
Jan. 28 -  Decendancy Research and Basic Research and search Tips
Feb. 4 -   Using the Wiki and Learning Center

CLASSES ALSO HELD IN OTHER CHAPELS IN THE VALLEY FORGE STAKE. Email for times and locations and to request a class. 

Spring Classes Include:
Catalog and Film Ordering
Historical Maps and other subscription Services 
Writing Your Histories
Sharing Your Family With Your Family

Other Topics and Dates to be determined


Resources in the Local Area


Links


Volunteer at the Center

We would love to have more volunteers!


We look forward to seeing you at the center!


 

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