St Helens Oregon Family History Center

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Center Contacts and Hours

Location & Map:

  • Address: 2755 Sykes Road, St. Helens, Oregon 97051
  • Park in the east side parking lot and go in the door on the northeast corner of the building
  • Location on Map

Phone: (503) 397-0682


Open Hours:

  • Tues. & Wed: 12:00 to 4:00 and 6:30 to 9:00

Holiday Schedule: Closed all major holidays and closed Dec. 18th to Jan. 7th


Calendar and Events

Upcoming Events 

Fall and Winter classes Begin on Oct 20th, taught by Hal & Barbara Hovorka

Free - No cost involved - Time 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. each Saturday  listed below

Class Schedule 

Oct 20th Getting Started - Clues by surnames; Personal Inventory

Nov 3rd  Getting it Down Right - Data protocol

Nov 17th Sources & Resources - Doing the Survgey, then the search

Dec 1st Directories, Newspapers, Obituaries & Cemeteries

Dec 8th History Lesson - What is the motivation for the immigrant

Jan 5th Out on the Web - What's new on the internet and how to use it

Jan 12th Finding Your Way with the Immigrant - Where are those elusive records

Feb 2nd Immigration/Naturalization/Census - An Index to the Index of the Index

Feb 9th Court/Land/Wills & Probate - The how and why of American Pedigrees

Mar 2nd  Out of the Mainstream - Hidden Sources

Mar 9th Wrapping up Loose Ends - Everything else that's left over/Plus!!!

Apr 13th  Preservation & Photo ID - Identify old unidentified photographs

Apr 20th State by State - How to tackle the states

              Foreign Research - Succeeding abroad

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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