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&nbsp;The Plum Family History Center is located at 710 New Texas Rd. in Plum, PA, near Monroeville, PA.<br>
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&nbsp;We offer access to the Family History Center Portal which allows free access to Premium Websites such as Family Search and Ancestry Institution and many others. Many of the sites generally charge for Subscriptions.
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&nbsp;We are open to the Public for doing Genealogy work and have very knowledgeable Consultants and Volunteers to help those who need help with their Ancestry work. We have Film and microfiche scanners. Films can be purchased online.<br>
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=== Center Contacts and Hours  ===
 
=== Center Contacts and Hours  ===
  
'''Location &amp;&nbsp;Map:'''  
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'''Location Map:'''  
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[https://www.google.com/maps/place/710+New+Texas+Rd,+Pittsburgh,+PA+15239/@40.45806,-79.724376,17z/data=!3m1!4b1!4m2!3m1!1s0x8834c1cc8b9c35fb:0x29a17b96f7c3d64e Location]
  
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*710 New Texas Rd Plum Borough, PA 15239 United States
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*Language:English
  
 
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*'''1-724-325-1818'''
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*plumfhc@gmail.com
  
 
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*'''Wednesday: 6pm -8:30pm for Church Members'''
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*'''Thursday: 2pm - 9pm for Public and Church Members'''<br>
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*'''Closed for Vacation August 2016'''
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*'''Holiday Schedule:2016 Closed for Thanksgiving week, Christmas week, New Years week.'''
  
 
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=== Calendar and Events  ===
 
=== Calendar and Events  ===
  
==== Upcoming Events ====
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====  July 15-17th - Family Search Indexing Event.====
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'''July 30  - Monongahela Family History Day.'''
  
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==== Class Schedule - None at this time. ====
  
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==== Staff Training Meetings - None scheduled at this time. ====
  
 
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==== Collections  ====
 
==== Collections  ====
  
:*[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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:*[https://www.familysearch.org/#form=catalog '''FamilySearch Catalog:'''] This center has the ability to order any of the films and fiche available through the FamilySearch Catalog.  
:*''(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.)''
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:*''Currently we have over 200 hard copy books of reference, i.e. cemetery records, county vital records for Pennsylvania Ohio and WV, &nbsp;by local and national authors.''
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:*''We also have a Large Library of Genealogy Books by Local publishing Company Closson Press.''
  
 
==== Databases and Software  ====
 
==== Databases and Software  ====
  
:*[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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:*'''[[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.
  
 
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:*''We have 7 active and up to date PC computers with a common Lexmark printer, three microfilm viewers, including a Minolta Scanner/Viewer/Printer.''
  
 
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==== Staff Research Specialties  ====
 
==== Staff Research Specialties  ====
  
''(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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''Our staff includes 7 volunteers, 5 consultants and a Director. Two of our volunteer staff are retired professional genealogist's and one is a published author.''  
  
 
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=== Volunteer at the Center  ===
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=== Volunteer at the Center - Call the center 724-325-1818 Thursdays 10am-9pm. Ask for Jack Lawson - Director<br> ===
  
 
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Latest revision as of 11:59, 11 June 2016

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


 The Plum Family History Center is located at 710 New Texas Rd. in Plum, PA, near Monroeville, PA.

 We offer access to the Family History Center Portal which allows free access to Premium Websites such as Family Search and Ancestry Institution and many others. Many of the sites generally charge for Subscriptions.

 We are open to the Public for doing Genealogy work and have very knowledgeable Consultants and Volunteers to help those who need help with their Ancestry work. We have Film and microfiche scanners. Films can be purchased online.

PlumFHC.jpg


Center Contacts and Hours

Location Map:

Location

Address

  • 710 New Texas Rd Plum Borough, PA 15239 United States
  • Language:English

Phone:

  • 1-724-325-1818

E-mail:

  • plumfhc@gmail.com

Open Hours:

  • Wednesday: 6pm -8:30pm for Church Members
  • Thursday: 2pm - 9pm for Public and Church Members
  • Closed for Vacation August 2016
  • Holiday Schedule:2016 Closed for Thanksgiving week, Christmas week, New Years week.



Calendar and Events

July 15-17th - Family Search Indexing Event.

July 30 - Monongahela Family History Day.

Class Schedule - None at this time.

Staff Training Meetings - None scheduled at this time.


Center Resources

Collections

  • FamilySearch Catalog: This center has the ability to order any of the films and fiche available through the FamilySearch Catalog.
  • Currently we have over 200 hard copy books of reference, i.e. cemetery records, county vital records for Pennsylvania Ohio and WV,  by local and national authors.
  • We also have a Large Library of Genealogy Books by Local publishing Company Closson Press.

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.

Hardware and Equipment

  • We have 7 active and up to date PC computers with a common Lexmark printer, three microfilm viewers, including a Minolta Scanner/Viewer/Printer.

Center Services

Staff Research Specialties

Our staff includes 7 volunteers, 5 consultants and a Director. Two of our volunteer staff are retired professional genealogist's and one is a published author.


Resources in the Local Area

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Links

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Volunteer at the Center - Call the center 724-325-1818 Thursdays 10am-9pm. Ask for Jack Lawson - Director

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