Parker 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 Parker Family History Center is open to the public and serves Parker, Franktown, Elizabeth, Castle Rock, Centennial, Aurora, and surrounding southeast Denver area.

Center Contacts and Hours[edit | edit source]

  • Location Map
  • Address: 7160 E Bayou Gulch Rd, Parker, CO 80134 United States
  • Language:English
  • Phone: 1-720-851-0916
  • E-mail: CO_Parker@familyhistorymail.org

Open Hours: (Closed until further notice)

  • Tuesday:
  • Thursday:
  • By appointment

Holiday Schedule: Closed all major holidays and snow days.

Calendar and Events[edit | edit source]

2020 Family History Center Classes[edit | edit source]

Future classes will be announced

Center Resources[edit | edit source]

The Parker Family History has 10 computer stations with internet connection access. Personal laptops can also be connected to the internet.

There is a "Reading Room" to view microfilms that have been ordered from the Family History Library in Salt Lake City. There are 6 microfilm readers and 1 microfiche reader.

Your family photos, documents and records can be digitized at the Parker Family History Center. Bring your pictures, slides, and use one of two scanners to digitize your families memories and treasured documents.

Collections[edit | edit source]

  • Daughters of the American Revolution Index, Daughters of Utah Pioneers: Faith and Fortitude vol. 1-4, and other collections.

Databases and Software[edit | edit source]

Premium Websites with Free Family History Center Access[edit | edit source]

  • 19th Century British Library Newspaper Digital Archive
  • Access Newspaper Archive
  • Alexander Street Press
  • The American Civil War Research Database with Letters, Diaries, Images, & Photographs
  • Women and Social Movements in the United States
  • Ancestry.com - Institution version
  • ArkivDigital Online
  • Create Your Who Do You Think You Are? - for free!
  • Findmypast.com - Institution version
  • Fold3
  • The Genealogist
  • Godfrey Memorial Library
  • Heritage Quest Online
  • Historic Map Works - Library Edition
  • Legacy Stories
  • My Heritage - Library Edition
  • Newspapers.com - Institution version
  • Origins.net
  • Paper Trail
  • ProQuest Obituaries Listings
  • Puzzilla.org - Premium Services
  • World Vital Records

Center Services[edit | edit source]

  • Personal Assistance
  • Schedule group visits - 720-252-8809

Staff Research Specialties[edit | edit source]

The Parker Family History Center has over 15 volunteer workers available to assist patrons. Each volunteer has their specialties of research; European, Swedish, Scottish, Maps, colonial, etc. Call to find which time and day a volunteer will be available for the specific area you are researching.

Resources in the Local Area[edit | edit source]

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Links[edit | edit source]

Denver Public Library Genealogy Collections[edit | edit source]

The Colorado Genealogical Society The CGS is the largest genealogical society in Colorado. They invite members and visitors who want to share their interest in family history and genealogical research to their meetings, classes, and special events. Visitors are always welcome at meetings, classes, and activities of the Colorado Genealogical Society

The Parker Genealogical Society of Colorado The PGSC's mission is "To inspire the membership in the pursuit of family history by collecting, preserving, and sharing of genealogical information."

Volunteer at the Center[edit | edit source]

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