Williamsburg Virginia Family History Center

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***We are closed today - January 26, 2013 - due to icy driving conditions.***
  
We’ve got a new arrival at the Williamsburg Family History Center – a [http://www.micrographicsolutions.com/scanpro-2000.htm ScanPro 2000 ]digital microfilm/fiche reader! The new reader, and its accompanying computer, printer, and scanner represent top-of-the-line technology for viewing, printing, and saving images from FamilySearch microfilms and fiche.
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If you’ve never used microfilm before in your research, take five minutes to learn how to [https://help.familysearch.org/kb/tutorials/en/fsdemos/FS_index.html?v=https://help.familysearch.org/kb/tutorials/en/fsdemos/FHLibraryCatalog use the Family History Library catalog]. Go to FamilySearch.org and click on [https://www.familysearch.org/learn Learn]. A short video shows you how to use a [[Family History Library Catalog Place Search|Place Search]] or [[Family History Library Catalog Surname Search|Last Name Search]] to locate microfilms that might be helpful to you in your research. Once you find a film that you’d like to view, stop by the FHC and we’ll help you order it. When it arrives, we’ll help you get started with the new digital reader!
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<br> '''2017 Newman Road<br>Williamsburg,&nbsp;VA&nbsp; 23188'''
  
The Williamsburg FHC is open Tuesday and Wednesday evenings, 6:30 – 9:00 pm; Thursdays, 9:30 am – 12:30 pm; and Saturdays, 10 am – noon.  
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Map to the [http://maps.google.com/maps?f=q&source=s_q&hl=en&geocode=&q=2017+Newman+Road+Williamsburg,+VA++23188+&aq=&sll=37.0625,-95.677068&sspn=48.374125,114.169922&ie=UTF8&hq=&hnear=2017+Newman+Rd,+Williamsburg,+York,+Virginia+23188&z=16&iwloc=A Williamsburg Family History Center].  
  
=== Location  ===
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Tues.&nbsp; 9:30am-12:30pm &amp; <br>&nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp;6:30pm-9:00pm <br>Wed. &nbsp; 6:30pm-9:00pm <br>Thurs. 9:30am-12:30pm <br>Sat. &nbsp; &nbsp;9:30am-12:30pm
  
2017 Newman Road<br>Williamsburg,&nbsp;VA&nbsp; 23188
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757.220.0266&nbsp; during operating hours<br>757.903.5706&nbsp; when the center is not open
  
757/220-0266 during operating hours<br>757/903-5706 when the center is not open
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Map to the [http://maps.google.com/maps?f=q&source=s_q&hl=en&geocode=&q=2017+Newman+Road+Williamsburg,+VA++23188+&aq=&sll=37.0625,-95.677068&sspn=48.374125,114.169922&ie=UTF8&hq=&hnear=2017+Newman+Rd,+Williamsburg,+York,+Virginia+23188&z=16&iwloc=A Williamsburg Family History Center].
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=== Resources  ===
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Our Family History Center features:
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*Access to 2.3 million rolls of microfilm through the Salt Lake [[Family History Library|Family History Library]]
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*ScanPro digital film/fiche reader
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*NMI 2020 microfilm readers
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*Canon Lide flatbed scanner
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*Wi-Fi access
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*5 computer workstations
  
=== Hours  ===
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Our computer workstations provide free access to subscription genealogy web sites including:
  
Tuesday&nbsp; 6:30pm - 9:00pm
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*[http://alexanderstreet.com/products/cwon.htm Alexander Street Press] (American Civil War Collections)
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*[http://www.ancestry.com/ Ancestry.com]
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*[http://www.findmypast.co.uk/home.jsp FindMyPast] (United Kingdom Research)
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*[http://www.fold3.com/ Fold3] (was Footnote.com)
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*[http://www.genline.com/ Genline Family Finder] (Swedish research)
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*[http://www.godfrey.org/ Godfrey Memorial Library]
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*[http://www.newspaperarchive.com/ NewspaperArchive.com]
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*[http://newspapers.bl.uk/blcs/ 19th Century British Newspapers]
  
Wednesday&nbsp;&nbsp; 6:30pm - 9:00pm
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Check out our [http://www.micrographicsolutions.com/scanpro-2000.htm ScanPro 2000] digital microfilm/fiche reader! The new reader, and its accompanying computer, printer, and scanner represent top-of-the-line technology for viewing, printing, and saving images from FamilySearch microfilms and fiche.
  
Thursday&nbsp;&nbsp; 9:30am - 12:30pm
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If you’ve never used microfilm before in your research, take five minutes to learn how to [https://help.familysearch.org/kb/tutorials/en/fsdemos/FS_index.html?v=https://help.familysearch.org/kb/tutorials/en/fsdemos/FHLibraryCatalog use the Family History Library catalog]. Go to FamilySearch.org and click on [https://www.familysearch.org/learn Learn]. A short video shows you how to use a [[Family History Library Catalog Place Search|Place Search]] or [[Family History Library Catalog Surname Search|Last Name Search]] to locate microfilms that might be helpful to you in your research.
  
Saturday&nbsp; 10:00am-12:00pm
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Once you find a film that you’d like to view, you can order it online at [https://www.familysearch.org/films/ FamilySearch.org/films].&nbsp; If you need help with Online Film Ordering, stop by the FHC and we’ll help. You'll get an e-mail notification when the film arrives.
  
 
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Revision as of 13:51, 26 January 2013

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


      • We are closed today - January 26, 2013 - due to icy driving conditions.***


2017 Newman Road
Williamsburg, VA  23188

Map to the Williamsburg Family History Center.

Tues.  9:30am-12:30pm &
           6:30pm-9:00pm
Wed.   6:30pm-9:00pm
Thurs. 9:30am-12:30pm
Sat.    9:30am-12:30pm

757.220.0266  during operating hours
757.903.5706  when the center is not open





Resources

Our Family History Center features:

  • Access to 2.3 million rolls of microfilm through the Salt Lake Family History Library
  • ScanPro digital film/fiche reader
  • NMI 2020 microfilm readers
  • Canon Lide flatbed scanner
  • Wi-Fi access
  • 5 computer workstations

Our computer workstations provide free access to subscription genealogy web sites including:

Check out our ScanPro 2000 digital microfilm/fiche reader! The new reader, and its accompanying computer, printer, and scanner represent top-of-the-line technology for viewing, printing, and saving images from FamilySearch microfilms and fiche.

If you’ve never used microfilm before in your research, take five minutes to learn how to use the Family History Library catalog. Go to FamilySearch.org and click on Learn. A short video shows you how to use a Place Search or Last Name Search to locate microfilms that might be helpful to you in your research.

Once you find a film that you’d like to view, you can order it online at FamilySearch.org/films.  If you need help with Online Film Ordering, stop by the FHC and we’ll help. You'll get an e-mail notification when the film arrives.