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<u>'''The Lancaster Pennsylvania Family History Center (FHC), located in Lancaster, PA, of Lancaster County with genealogy materials and services.'''</u>
  
''(Add a brief paragraph about your center here and the area it serves. Information in italics below is guidance for you and should be deleted as you fill out the page. Remove italics from other text by selecting the text and clicking the "I"&nbsp;box in the Toolbar above.)''<br>
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{{FHCpage|location=Pennsylvania}}[[Image:Amish Farm Lancaster County, Pennsylvania.jpg|thumb|right|300x225px|Amish Farm Lancaster County, Pennsylvania]]
  
=== Center Contacts and Hours  ===
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'''Location &amp;&nbsp;Map:'''
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=== FHC Contacts and Hours  ===
 
 
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'''Phone:'''  
 
'''Phone:'''  
  
'''E-mail:''' <br>
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1-717-295-1719
  
'''Open Hours:'''  
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'''E-mail:'''  
  
'''Holiday Schedule:'''
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PA_Lancaster@ldsmail.net <br>
  
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'''Address:'''
  
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1210 E King St Lancaster Pa 17602 United States <br>
  
=== Calendar and Events  ===
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The FHC door is on the far right at the back of the church building. Ring the doorbell on the left side of the door.
  
==== Upcoming Events  ====
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'''Location Map:'''
  
==== Class Schedule  ====
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*Map of [https://www.google.com/maps/place/Lancaster,+PA/@40.039979,-76.3003489,13z/data=!3m1!4b1!4m2!3m1!1s0x89c6248b917214b9:0xb46790d030dbd2d6 Lancaster]
  
==== Staff Training Meetings  ====
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'''Open Hours:'''
  
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*'''Monday:'''&nbsp; 9:30am-1:00pm
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*'''Tuesday:&nbsp; '''9:30am-1:00pm and 6:30pm-8:30pm
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*'''Thursday:'''&nbsp; 9:30am-1:00pm
  
=== Center Resources  ===
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'''Holiday Schedule: 2017'''
  
==== Collections ====
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Closed on Independence Day - July 4;&nbsp; Labor Day -&nbsp; September 4; Thanksgiving - November 23, Christmas - December 14-January 1
  
:*[https://www.familysearch.org/#form=catalog '''Family History Library Catalog:'''] This center has the ability to order any of the films and fiche available through the Family History Library Catalog.
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:*''(List additional collections you have such as the types of books and microfilm you have on indefinite loan; though you will not want to list every single item you have. Just give visitors to this page a general idea of your resources.)''
 
  
==== Databases and Software  ====
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*Map of [https://www.google.com/maps/place/Lancaster,+PA/@40.039979,-76.3003489,13z/data=!3m1!4b1!4m2!3m1!1s0x89c6248b917214b9:0xb46790d030dbd2d6 Lancaster]
  
:*[http://fhc.familysearch.org/ '''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.)''
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'''DIRECTIONS'''  
  
==== Hardware and Equipment  ====
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*From west or east on US 30 take the Walnut Street exit. Continue on Walnut Street (Route 23). Turn left at the 2nd traffic light onto Ranck Avenue. Cross over King Street to City Mill Road. Keep left at the Y. A short distance beyond the Y on the left is the parking lot.
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*From 222 south, exit east on Route 30. Follow the directions above.
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*From Quarryville, Routes 222/272 become Queen Street in Lancaster city. Turn right at the intersection with King Street (Soldiers and Sailors Monument/Marriott Hotel at this intersection) Follow King Street to City Mill Road as above.
  
:*''(Include the resources you have to help individuals do their research - computers, microfilm readers, printers, etc. )''
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=== FHC Resources  ===
  
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'''Equipment'''
  
=== Center Services  ===
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*5 computers
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*1 copier/scanner
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*4 microfilm readers
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*1 microfilm and fiche reader/scanner/printer<br>
  
==== Staff Research Specialties  ====
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''To order microfilm or fiche, patrons must have an account with [https://FamilySearch.org/films <b>FamilySearch online film ordering</b>] Click on the link and follow instructions.''<br>
  
''(Include sections for any other services your center provides. Add additional sections for those services. See the [[Mesa Family History Center|Mesa]] and [[Logan Utah Family History Center|Logan]] FHC pages for examples.)''  
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'''Available at the FHC'''  
  
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*Printed general and local research helps
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*Some microfilm and fiche (Call with film or fiche number to see if it is available at the FHC.)
  
=== Resources in the Local Area<br> ===
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''(This section is to highlight other resources in your area that will be helpful for individuals doing research there in your location, if there are any, such as government offices, historical societies, etc.)''  
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'''Free Family History Portal website '''  
  
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*19th Century British Library Newspaper Digital Archive
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*Alexander Street Press - The American Civil War
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*Ancestry- Institution version
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*Fold3
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*Heritage Quest Online
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*Historic Map Works - Library Edition
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*Access Newspaper
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*ProQuest Obituary Listings
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*Puzzilla
  
=== Links  ===
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=== Volunteer at the Center  ===
 
  
''(Include information here about the volunteers you are looking for.)''
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Latest revision as of 19:08, 30 January 2017

The Lancaster Pennsylvania Family History Center (FHC), located in Lancaster, PA, of Lancaster County with genealogy materials and services.

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


FHC Contacts and Hours

Phone:

1-717-295-1719

E-mail:

PA_Lancaster@ldsmail.net

Address:

1210 E King St Lancaster Pa 17602 United States

The FHC door is on the far right at the back of the church building. Ring the doorbell on the left side of the door.

Location Map:

Open Hours:

  • Monday:  9:30am-1:00pm
  • Tuesday:  9:30am-1:00pm and 6:30pm-8:30pm
  • Thursday:  9:30am-1:00pm

Holiday Schedule: 2017

Closed on Independence Day - July 4;  Labor Day -  September 4; Thanksgiving - November 23, Christmas - December 14-January 1


DIRECTIONS

  • From west or east on US 30 take the Walnut Street exit. Continue on Walnut Street (Route 23). Turn left at the 2nd traffic light onto Ranck Avenue. Cross over King Street to City Mill Road. Keep left at the Y. A short distance beyond the Y on the left is the parking lot.
  • From 222 south, exit east on Route 30. Follow the directions above.
  • From Quarryville, Routes 222/272 become Queen Street in Lancaster city. Turn right at the intersection with King Street (Soldiers and Sailors Monument/Marriott Hotel at this intersection) Follow King Street to City Mill Road as above.

FHC Resources

Equipment

  • 5 computers
  • 1 copier/scanner
  • 4 microfilm readers
  • 1 microfilm and fiche reader/scanner/printer

To order microfilm or fiche, patrons must have an account with FamilySearch online film ordering Click on the link and follow instructions.

Available at the FHC

  • Printed general and local research helps
  • Some microfilm and fiche (Call with film or fiche number to see if it is available at the FHC.)


Free Family History Portal website

  • 19th Century British Library Newspaper Digital Archive
  • Alexander Street Press - The American Civil War
  • Ancestry- Institution version
  • Fold3
  • Heritage Quest Online
  • Historic Map Works - Library Edition
  • Access Newspaper
  • ProQuest Obituary Listings
  • Puzzilla