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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/399+Apple+Pie+Ridge+Rd,+Winchester,+VA+22603/@39.215813,-78.178732,17z/data=!3m1!4b1!4m2!3m1!1s0x89b5f1dfd084271f:0x850e2dbc3a5649e4 Location Map]
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#''(Link to map using ''[http://maps.google.com Google]''&nbsp;or other map sites)''
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'''Address:'''  
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*399 Apple Pie Ridge Rd Winchester VA 22601 United States
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*The entrance to the Family History Center is at the rear of the building.
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*The doors to the building are normally locked.  
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*There is a doorbell button located on the left edge of the double doors.  
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*Press the button and a staff member will release the door latch.
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*Enter through the right door of the double doors.
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*Once inside go to the left within the main lobby, and then down the left corridor.  
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*The family history center is about half way down the hall on the left hand side.
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*Language:English
  
 
'''Phone:'''  
 
'''Phone:'''  
  
'''E-mail:''' <br>
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*'''1-540-722-6055'''
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'''E-mail:'''  
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*VA_Winchester@ldsmail.net
  
 
'''Open Hours:'''  
 
'''Open Hours:'''  
  
'''Holiday Schedule:'''  
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*'''Tuesday: 2:00pm - 4:00pm and 6:00pm - 8:30pm'''
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*'''Wednesday: 12:00pm - 4:00pm and 6:00pm - 8:30pm'''
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*'''Holiday Schedule:'''
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'''Inclement Weather Policy: We follow the same closing schedule as the Frederick County Schools:''' '''please call before leaving for the center:'''  
  
 
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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.)''
 
:*''(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  ====
 
==== 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.)''
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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, including:
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*19th Century British Library Newspaper Digital Archive&nbsp;
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*Alexander Street Press &nbsp;(Civil War)
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*American Ancestors (New England Historic and Genealogical Society)
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*Ancestry.com
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*Create your "Who Do You Think You Are?" story for free
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*Find My Past (UK)
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*Fold3.com (military records)
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*Historic Map Works
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*Kinpoint MyHeritage / World Vital Records (all content has been added to MyHeritage.com)
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*Access Newspaper Archive
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*Paper Trail
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*ProQuest Obituary Listings
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*Puzzilla.org
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*ArkivDigital Online - Swedish church records
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*Scottish Records (DOS&nbsp;program version)
  
 
==== Hardware and Equipment  ====
 
==== Hardware and Equipment  ====
  
:*''(Include the resources you have to help individuals do their research - computers, microfilm readers, printers, etc. )''
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:*10 computers with Family History Center Portal page which gives free access ''in the center only ''to premium family history websites that generally charge for subscriptions.
 
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:*2 Microfilm readers.  
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:*1 Microfiche reader.
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:*Lexmark printer, scanner, copier.
  
 
=== Center Services  ===
 
=== Center Services  ===
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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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''(Include sections for any other services your center provides. Add additional sections for those services. See the [[Bountiful Utah Heights Family History Center|Bountiful]] and [[Chattanooga Tennessee Family History Center|Chattanooga]] FHC pages for examples.)''  
  
 
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=== Resources in the Local Area<br>  ===
 
=== Resources in the Local Area<br>  ===
  
''(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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''The nearby Handley Regional Library has extensive local archive information''  
  
 
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Latest revision as of 02:58, 3 February 2016

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


(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" box in the Toolbar above.)

Center Contacts and Hours

Location Map:

Address:

  • 399 Apple Pie Ridge Rd Winchester VA 22601 United States
  • The entrance to the Family History Center is at the rear of the building.
  • The doors to the building are normally locked.
  • There is a doorbell button located on the left edge of the double doors.
  • Press the button and a staff member will release the door latch.
  • Enter through the right door of the double doors.
  • Once inside go to the left within the main lobby, and then down the left corridor.
  • The family history center is about half way down the hall on the left hand side.
  • Language:English

Phone:

  • 1-540-722-6055

E-mail:

  • VA_Winchester@ldsmail.net

Open Hours:

  • Tuesday: 2:00pm - 4:00pm and 6:00pm - 8:30pm
  • Wednesday: 12:00pm - 4:00pm and 6:00pm - 8:30pm


  • Holiday Schedule:

Inclement Weather Policy: We follow the same closing schedule as the Frederick County Schools: please call before leaving for the center:



Calendar and Events

Upcoming Events

Class Schedule

Staff Training Meetings


Center Resources

Collections

  • 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.)

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, including:
  • 19th Century British Library Newspaper Digital Archive 
  • Alexander Street Press  (Civil War)
  • American Ancestors (New England Historic and Genealogical Society)
  • Ancestry.com
  • Create your "Who Do You Think You Are?" story for free
  • Find My Past (UK)
  • Fold3.com (military records)
  • Historic Map Works
  • Kinpoint MyHeritage / World Vital Records (all content has been added to MyHeritage.com)
  • Access Newspaper Archive
  • Paper Trail
  • ProQuest Obituary Listings
  • Puzzilla.org
  • ArkivDigital Online - Swedish church records
  • Scottish Records (DOS program version)

Hardware and Equipment

  • 10 computers with Family History Center Portal page which gives free access in the center only to premium family history websites that generally charge for subscriptions.
  • 2 Microfilm readers.
  • 1 Microfiche reader.
  • Lexmark printer, scanner, copier.

Center Services

Staff Research Specialties

(Include sections for any other services your center provides. Add additional sections for those services. See the Bountiful and Chattanooga FHC pages for examples.)


Resources in the Local Area

The nearby Handley Regional Library has extensive local archive information


Links

(Include links to other websites of interest to those who visit your center such as links to the city, county and state wiki pages where your center is located.)


Volunteer at the Center

(Include information here about the volunteers you are looking for.)