Sandestin Florida Family History Center

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Center Contacts and Hours[edit | edit source]

  • Language: English
  • Address: 99 N Geronimo St, Miramar Beach, Florida 32550-4061
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  • Phone:
  • E-mail:
    fl_sandestin@familyhistorymail.org
  • Open Hours:
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  • Holiday Schedule:

Calendar and Events[edit | edit source]

Upcoming Events[edit | edit source]

2018 Northwest Florida Family History Fair

March 3, 2018

9AM to 12PM (Three 40-minute sessions)

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints

339 Lake Drive, FWB 32548

FREE, Everyone Welcome

Gain New Skills and Helpful Family History Information

Knowledgeable and Experienced Instructors

Classes offered in First Period:

1. Family Secret Agent- Keys to personal success for you family.

2. Military Records- Unlocking Information About Ancestors Who Served.

3. European Research- Special Emphasis on Italy & France.

4. Making An Oral Life History- If You Don't Do It - Who Will?

5. Writing A Personal History- A Rewarding Personal Journey.

6. Basic Family Search- Have Fun Getting Started Well!

7. FamilySearch Indexing- Helping Genealogy Move Forward.

8. Best of The Rest Records- Gold Mines For Experienced Genealogists.

Classes offered in Second Period:

1. DNA- Understanding The Basics Of Using DNA Information.

2. Google Earth For Genealogists- Enhancing Your Journey.

3. European Research- Special Emphasis On Germany.

4. African-American Research- Getting Beyond The Basics.

5. Making An Oral Life History- If You Don't Do It - Who Will?

6. Basic Family Search- Have Fun Getting Started Well!

7. Primary & Secondary Sources- Land, Probate, Census & Personal Records, Etc.

8. Best Internet Sites 4 Genealogy- New Resources You Can Count On!

Classes offered in Third Period:

1. Advanced Family Search Doc.- Quality Check The Family Tree!.

2. Military Records- Unlocking Information About Ancestors Who Served.

3. DNA- Understanding The Basics Of Using DNA Information.

4. African-American Research- Overcoming The Toughest Challenge.

5. Favorite Family History Internet Sites- Other than FamilySearch.

6. FamilySearch Indexing- Helping Genealogy Move Forward.

7. Writing A Personal History- A Rewarding Personal Journey.

8. Land Records- Pre & Post Revolutionary Ward Guidance.

Other Fair Offerings: Family History Center Portal Q & A Session, Family History

Help Center & Various Displays.

For detail information on classes and instructors please visit the Northwest Florida Family

History Fair- 2018 Facebook Page.

Three ways to register:

1. Email request of classes to familyhistoryfair1@gmail.com

2. Visit the Northwest Florida Family History Fair-2018 Facebook Page for Registration Form

link.

3. Drop in at any of the Fort Walton Beach Stake Family History Centers to register.

https://goo.gl/forms/bjmmNO9gNjNy3YiG2

Class Schedule[edit | edit source]

Staff Training Meetings[edit | edit source]


Center Resources[edit | edit source]

Collections[edit | edit source]

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Databases and Software[edit | edit source]

  • Family History Center 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[edit | edit source]

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Center Services[edit | edit source]

Staff Research Specialties[edit | edit source]

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Resources in the Local Area[edit | edit source]

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