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La Junta Colorado Family History Center

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


The La Junta Colorado Family History Center is a very

La Junta Colorado Church

popular site for local family history researchers. The library is available to serve members of the community free of charge. The Center is open to the public and all are encouraged to visit and let us help you find your family history!

Location and Map:[edit | edit source]

  • 2301 Raton Ave, LaJunta CO 81050  United States
  • Location Map

Center Contact Info:[edit | edit source]

  • Phone at FHC: 1-719-384-0427
  • E-mail: CO_LaJunta@ldsmail.net

Open Hours:[edit | edit source]

  • Wed:  10:00am-2:00pm and 6:30pm-8:30pm
  • Thu:  12:00pm-4:00pm
  • Available by appointment:
Holiday Schedule:
Closed all major holidays:

Calendar and Events[edit | edit source]

Upcoming Events[edit | edit source]
Class Schedule[edit | edit source]
Staff Training Meetings[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]


Premium Online Websites at FHC:[edit | edit source]

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The library provides free use of several family history research websites that normally require a subscription fee for access. Visit the library

to see a listing of the available sites. Shown below are many popular ones.

  • The 19th Century British Library Newspapers digital archive
  • Access Newspaper Archives
  • Alexander Street Press, American Civil War
  • Ancestry.com
  • ArkivDigital Online
  • ArkivDigital is the largest private provider of Swedish Church Records
  • Find My Past
  • Fold3 (formerly Footnote.com)
  • The Genealogist
  • Heritage Quest Online
  • Historic Map Works Library Edition
  • Legacy Stories
  • Origins.net
  • Paper Trail
  • World Vital Records

We have 4 Family History Library Consultants to assist you. These volunteers donate their time and many specialize in different areas of research.

Center Services[edit | edit source]

Staff Research Specialties[edit | edit source]

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

  • 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.

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Volunteer at the Center[edit | edit source]

Please contact the Raton Family History Center at phone # or eMail listed above if you areinterested in assisting in this library.