Williamsburg Virginia 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
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NMI 2020 microfilm reader
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ScanPro digital film/fiche reader
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Wi-Fi access
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5 computer workstations
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Our computer workstations provide free access to subscription genealogy web sites including:
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Alexander Street Press American Civil War Collections)
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Ancestry.com
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FindMyPast United Kingdom Research)
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Fold3 (was Footnote.com)
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Genline Family Finder Swedish research)
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Godfrey Memorial Library
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NewspaperArchive.com
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19th Century British Newspapers
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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!  
 
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!  
  
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.
 
  
=== Location  ===
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2017 Newman Road<br>Williamsburg,&nbsp;VA&nbsp; 23188  
 
2017 Newman Road<br>Williamsburg,&nbsp;VA&nbsp; 23188  
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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].  
 
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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Tuesday&nbsp; 6:30pm - 9:00pm  
 
Tuesday&nbsp; 6:30pm - 9:00pm  

Revision as of 22:54, 30 August 2011

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.JPG

Resources

Our Family History Center features: Access to 2.3 million rolls of microfilm NMI 2020 microfilm reader ScanPro digital film/fiche reader Wi-Fi access 5 computer workstations

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

Alexander Street Press American Civil War Collections) Ancestry.com FindMyPast United Kingdom Research) Fold3 (was Footnote.com) Genline Family Finder Swedish research) Godfrey Memorial Library NewspaperArchive.com 19th Century British Newspapers



We’ve got a new arrival at the Williamsburg Family History Center – a 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, 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!


Location

2017 Newman Road
Williamsburg, VA  23188

757/220-0266 during operating hours
757/903-5706 when the center is not open

Map to the Williamsburg Family History Center.

Hours

Tuesday  6:30pm - 9:00pm

Wednesday   6:30pm - 9:00pm

Thursday   9:30am - 12:30pm

Saturday  10:00am-12:00pm