Rapid City South Dakota Family History Center

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Center Contacts and Hours[edit | edit source]

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Address: 2822 Canyon Lake Dr Rapid City, SD 57702-8112

Language: English

Phone: 605-343-8656 Family History Center during opening hours

  • 605-348-8372 Kjerengtroen's home phone (Family History Center Director)
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E-mail: SD_RapidCity@familyhistorymail.org

Open Hours:

  • Tuesday: 6:00pm-8:00pm
  • Wednesday: 9 am - noon and 6:00pm -8:00pm
  • By appointment
  • The Family History is Closed From July 18th through August 18 for staff vacation
  • Thursday classes and training
  • By appointment

Holiday Schedule:

  • Closed from Christmas through new the Year Holiday.
  • Thanksgiving.
  • We occasionally close unexpectedly because of inclement weather or illness. Please call for information about unexpected alterations to our normal operation hours at 605-348-8372

Calendar and Events[edit | edit source]

Upcoming Events[edit | edit source]

Class Schedule[edit | edit source]

Staff Training Meetings[edit | edit source]

Center Resources[edit | edit source]

== Collections[edit | edit source]

Databases and Software[edit | edit source]

  • 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[edit | edit source]

Center Services[edit | edit source]

Staff Research Specialties[edit | edit source]

Resources in the Local Area
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Links[edit | edit source]

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Volunteer at the Center[edit | edit source]