Castle Dale Utah Family History Center

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Center Contacts and Hours

Location Map:

Address:

  • 590 W SR 29, Castle Dale UT 84513 United States
  • Entrance to our center is located in the back of the building on the north side.

Phone:

Center. 1-435-381-2464, option 4

If no answer, call 435-748-5386

E-mail:

  • ut_castledale@ldsmail.net

FHC Director:

  • Elizabeth Thorpe

Open Hours:

  • Mon.: open 10:00 am. -  1:30 pm
  • (Occasionally closed on Wednesday afternoons)
  • Tue., Wed., and Thur.: open 10:00 am. -  5 pm, (closed 5 pm - 7 pm), open 7 pm - 9 pm

Holiday Schedule:

  • We occasionally close unexpectedly because of inclement weather or illness. Please call for information about unexpected alterations to our normal operation hours.     
  • Closed entire week of Thanksgiving                            
  • Closed 15 Dec 2017 - 8 Jan 2018



Calendar and Events

Upcoming Events

Class Schedule

Staff Training Meetings


Center Resources

Collections

  • FamilySearch Catalog: This center has the ability to order any of the films and fiche available through the FamilySearch Catalog.
  • Many microfilms of Danish records on permanent loan from the Family History Library
  • Emery County history books and cemetery records
  • microfilmed Emery County Progress newspapers through 1972
  • county obituaries from 2000 to present

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. 
  • Free library access to these websites: Ancestry.com, Find My Past, My Heritage, American Ancestors, and GeneaNet

Hardware and Equipment

  • 6 computer stations and several microfilm and microfiche readers
  • genealogical book collection
  • wireless internet

Center Services

Staff Research Specialties

Our stake has been asked to specialize in the indexing of Italian civil records of births, marriages, and deaths.  Staff can help train you or your group in how to index these and other records. 


Resources in the Local Area

The Emery County Archives is located in the Emery County Courthouse in downtown Castle Dale, Utah.


Links

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Volunteer at the Center

Please contact Elizabeth at 435-748-5386