Birmingham 2nd Alabama 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.

The Birmingham Second Ward Family History Center serves the communities of the eastern Birmingham and several cities on the eastern side of the Birmingham, Alabama metro area. We strive to provide local needs for research and assistance in family history research and genealogy resources.

Center Contacts and Hours

Location & Map:

Address: 1337 Old Springville Road, Birmingham, AL 35235

  • Use main parking enclosed section: ring doorbell. If no answer and no cars are in the parking area please check posted hours or call for apppointment in the Family History Center.
  • Location on Map

Phone:  205-451-7379


Open Hours:
Tuesday: 2pm-6pm
Wednesday: 2pm-8pm
Thursday: 2pm-6pm

  • Otherwise by appointment.

Holiday Schedule: 


Calendar and Events

Upcoming Events:

Class Schedule:

First Tuesday each month class 6:30-8pm 

Staff Training Meetings: TBA 

Center Resources


  • Family History Library Catalog: This center has the ability to order any of the films available through the Family History Library Catalog and access to films or books from Birmingham First Ward collections as short term loans by request

Hardware and Equipment

We have one computer, one printer; three microfilm readers in a reading room with storage for films ordered for viewing. Please bring your laptops so we can work together.

Center Services

Staff Research Specialties

 (See the Mesa and Logan FHC pages for examples.)

Resources in the Local Area

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Alabama Record Selection Table

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Volunteer at the Center

Any members who wish to volunteer as consultants or to assist as a consultant companion during Family History Center Hours please contact as listed above; Priesthood support volunteers requested.