Williamsburg Virginia Family History Center

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{{FHCpage|location=Virginia}} [[Image:Williamsburg FHC Computer workstations.JPG|frame|right|200px|Williamsburg FHC Computer workstations]]
  
'''NOTICE: The Williamsburg FHC is currently without power following Hurricane Irene. Power has been restored to much of Williamsburg, but estimates vary as to when power will be restored to our building. The center will remain closed until further notice. Check back here for updates.'''
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== Location  ==
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***We are closed today - January 26, 2013 - due to icy driving conditions.***
  
2017 Newman Road<br>Williamsburg,&nbsp;VA&nbsp; 23188
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757/220-0266 during operating hours<br>757/903-5706 when the center is not open
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<br> '''2017 Newman Road<br>Williamsburg,&nbsp;VA&nbsp; 23188'''
  
 
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].  
 
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].  
  
== Hours  ==
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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
  
Tuesday&nbsp; 6:30pm - 9:00pm
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757.220.0266&nbsp; during operating hours<br>757.903.5706&nbsp; when the center is not open
  
Wednesday&nbsp;&nbsp; 6:30pm - 9:00pm
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Thursday&nbsp;&nbsp; 9:30am - 12:30pm
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Saturday&nbsp; 10:00am-12:00pm
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=== Resources  ===
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[[Image:Williamsburg FHC Computer workstations.JPG|frame|right]]
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=== Resources  ===
  
 
Our Family History Center features:  
 
Our Family History Center features:  
  
*Access to 2.3 million rolls of microfilm  
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*Access to 2.3 million rolls of microfilm through the Salt Lake [[Family History Library|Family History Library]]
*NMI 2020 microfilm reader
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*ScanPro digital film/fiche reader  
 
*ScanPro digital film/fiche reader  
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*NMI 2020 microfilm readers
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*Canon Lide flatbed scanner
 
*Wi-Fi access  
 
*Wi-Fi access  
 
*5 computer workstations
 
*5 computer workstations
 
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Our computer workstations provide free access to subscription genealogy web sites including:  
 
Our computer workstations provide free access to subscription genealogy web sites including:  
  
*Alexander Street Press (American Civil War Collections)  
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*[http://alexanderstreet.com/products/cwon.htm Alexander Street Press] (American Civil War Collections)  
*Ancestry.com  
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*[http://www.ancestry.com/ Ancestry.com]
*FindMyPast (United Kingdom Research)  
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*[http://www.findmypast.co.uk/home.jsp FindMyPast] (United Kingdom Research)  
*Fold3 (was Footnote.com)  
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*[http://www.fold3.com/ Fold3] (was Footnote.com)  
*Genline Family Finder (Swedish research)  
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*[http://www.genline.com/ Genline Family Finder] (Swedish research)  
*Godfrey Memorial Library  
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*[http://www.godfrey.org/ Godfrey Memorial Library]
*NewspaperArchive.com  
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*[http://www.newspaperarchive.com/ NewspaperArchive.com]
*19th Century British Newspapers
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*[http://newspapers.bl.uk/blcs/ 19th Century British Newspapers]
  
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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.
  
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.  
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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.  
  
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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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.