Ludington Michigan 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 Ludington Family Historty Center is located on the lower level of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, 416 Melendy Street (at Emily).  It offers computers for patron use, access to premium wesites such as and in addition to free access to desktop geneology software.  The center also has full access to the 2.6 million microfilms available from the Salt Lake Family History Library containing many unique records.  Geneology workers are available to help you in your ancestoral search. Hours of operation:

     Summer: Wednesday evenings 7-9pm

     Winter: Saturday mornings 10am - noon

Center Contacts and Hours

Location & Map:

  1. 416 Melendy (at Emily)  Enter through the East door off Emily'

Phone: 231-843-3358


Open Hours: Summer: Wednesday evening 7-9pm / Winter: Saturdays 10am - noon

Holiday Schedule: closed

Calendar and Events

Upcoming Events

August: Census records

September: Local Records - Cemetaries; yearbooks; city directories; church records; vital records

October: Marriage / Death / Birth - vital records. Where / how to find. Tips & tricks, relationship identifier

November: Courthouse Records

Class Schedule

Staff Training Meetings

Center Resources


  • 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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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

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Resources in the Local Area

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