Petersburg West Virginia Family History Center

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


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Center Contacts and Hours

Location Map: Location map

Address: Valley View Dr Petersburg WV 26847

Phone: 1-304-257-2070

E-mail: WV_Petersburg@ldsmail.net

Open Hours:

  • Wednesday: 7:00pm-8:30pm
  • Friday: By appointment

Holiday Schedule:

Closed all major Holidays. Closed Saturdays of LDS General Conference.


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.

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. (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.)

Hardware and Equipment

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Center Services

Staff Research Specialties

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Resources in the Local Area

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Links

Grant County, West Virginia


Volunteer at the Center

The Petersburg, West Virginia welcomes adults from the community as volunteers at the center.  We will provide training to make your time here enjoyable. You are invited to work on your own family history using the vast resources of the center while not assisting patrons.

Proselytizing of any type is not allowed at the family history center.

Call the Family History Center Director at the number above to schedule an interview and have a tour of the center.