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87th Street New York Family History Center

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

Center Contacts and Hours

Location Map:


  • 217 East 87th St New York City NY 10128 United States
  • Language:English




Open Hours:

Holiday Schedule:

Closed all major holidays:

Calendar and Events

Upcoming Events

Class Schedule

Staff Training Meetings

Center 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.

Hardware and Equipment

Center Services

Staff Research Specialties

Resources in the Local Area

National Archives at New York located at: One Bowling Green, 3rd Floor New York, NY 10004 Toll-free: 1-866-840-1752 or 212-401-1620 Fax: 212-401-1638 Email:

The New York Public Library located at: Stephen A. Schwarzman Building Fifth Avenue & 42nd Street New York, NY 10018


  • FamilySearch Research Wiki: What It Can Do For You!: A comprehensive video presentation explaining the Wiki, navigating it, and some especially useful pages. Case studies demonstrate using the Wiki for genealogical research. Editing and adding articles to the Wiki are covered.

Volunteer at the Center