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{{FHCpage|location=Colorado}}The FamilySearch Center in Canon City serves Fremont County, Colorado, inluding the neighboring towns of Florence and Penrose.<br>  
 
 
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=== Center Contacts and Hours  ===
 
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'''Location &amp;&nbsp;Map:'''  
 
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'''Address''' 1435 Elm Avenue, Canon City, CO
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:*The large free parking lot is on the north side of the building. Entrance to the Center is through the North door of the building. Turn right upon entering the building.  
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::[http://maps.google.com/maps?q=1435+Elm+Avenue,+Ca%C3%B1on+City,+CO&hl=en&ie=UTF8&ll=38.425487,-105.215034&spn=0.023904,0.048537&sll=38.341656,-95.712891&sspn=48.362018,99.404297&vpsrc=6&hnear=1435+Elm+Ave,+Ca%C3%B1on+City,+Colorado+81212&t=m&z=15 Location on Map]
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'''Phone:''' 719-276-3038
  
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'''E-mail:'''  
  
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:*[mailto:KandL4ever@msn.com KandL4ever@msn.com]
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:*[mailto:becky.jamison5@gmail.com becky.jamison5@gmail.com]
  
 
'''Open Hours:'''  
 
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'''Holiday Schedule:'''  
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:*Tuesday and Wednesday, 10:00am-8:00 pm,
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:*Thursdays by appointment
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'''Holiday Schedule:''' Closed the weeks of Christmas and New Years
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'''Blog:''' [http://canoncityfamilyhistorycenter.blogspot.com Canon City Family History Blog]
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== Personnel  ==
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'''Directors''': Kenneth and Lureen Orchard
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'''Assistant Director:''' Becky Jamison
  
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'''Staff''': 20 trained Consultants are on the staff to assist our patrons.<br>  
  
 
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=== Calendar and Events  ===
 
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*Consultant Training, Thursday, November 10 at 7:00 pm. &nbsp;<br>
  
 
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==== Staff Training Meetings: The Second Thursday of each month, 7:00-8:00pm. <br> ====
  
 
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==== Databases and Software  ====
 
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:*[http://fhc.familysearch.org/ '''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. ''(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.)''
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:*[http://fhc.familysearch.org/ '''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.&nbsp;
  
 
==== Hardware and Equipment  ====
 
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:*''(Include the resources you have to help individuals do their research - computers, microfilm readers, printers, etc. )''
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:*9 computer and printer stations&nbsp;
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:*1 microfilm reader
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:*1 microfiche reader
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:*Internet access for laptops
  
 
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=== Resources in the Local Area<br>  ===
 
=== Resources in the Local Area<br>  ===
  
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'''Museum and Local History'''
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*Royal Gorge Regional Museum and History Center, 612 Royal Gorge Blvd, Canon City, CO 81212, 719-269-9036
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'''Libraries'''
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*Canon City Public Library, 516 Macon Ave, Canon City, CO 81212, 719-269-9020
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*Penrose Public Library, 35 7th Ave, Penrose, CO 81240, 719-372-6017
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*John C. Fremont Library, 130 Church Ave, Florence, CO 81226, 719-784-4649
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'''County Records'''
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*Fremont County Administration Building, 615 Macon Ave, Canon City, CO 81212, 719-276-7310
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'''Cemeteries'''
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*Lakeside Cemetery, 1525 S. 9th St, Canon City, CO 81212, 719-269-9024
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*Mountain Vale Memorial Park, 1700 Chestnut St, Canon City, CO&nbsp;81212, 719-275-7444
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*Greenwood Pioneer Cemetery, South 1st Street, Canon City, CO 81212
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*IOOF Cemetery, South 1st Street, Canon City,&nbsp;CO 81212
  
 
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*[[Fremont_County,_Colorado|Fremont County, CO Wiki Page]]
  
 
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Revision as of 22:27, 12 August 2012

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

The FamilySearch Center in Canon City serves Fremont County, Colorado, inluding the neighboring towns of Florence and Penrose.

Center Contacts and Hours

Location & Map:

Address 1435 Elm Avenue, Canon City, CO

  • The large free parking lot is on the north side of the building. Entrance to the Center is through the North door of the building. Turn right upon entering the building.
Location on Map

Phone: 719-276-3038

E-mail:

Open Hours:

  • Tuesday and Wednesday, 10:00am-8:00 pm,
  • Thursdays by appointment

Holiday Schedule: Closed the weeks of Christmas and New Years

Blog: Canon City Family History Blog

Personnel

Directors: Kenneth and Lureen Orchard

Assistant Director: Becky Jamison

Staff: 20 trained Consultants are on the staff to assist our patrons.


Calendar and Events

Upcoming Events:

  • Consultant Training, Thursday, November 10 at 7:00 pm.  

Class Schedule

Staff Training Meetings: The Second Thursday of each month, 7:00-8:00pm.


Center Resources

Collections

  • Family History Library Catalog: This center has the ability to order any of the films and fiche available through the Family History Library Catalog.
  • (List additional collections you have such as the types of books and microfilm you have on indefinite loan; though you will not want to list every single item you have. Just give visitors to this page a general idea of your 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

  • 9 computer and printer stations 
  • 1 microfilm reader
  • 1 microfiche reader
  • 1 digital computer/scanner/printer
  • 1 copy machine
  • Internet access for laptops

Center Services

Staff Research Specialties

(Include sections for any other services your center provides. Add additional sections for those services. See the Mesa and Logan FHC pages for examples.)


Resources in the Local Area

Museum and Local History

  • Royal Gorge Regional Museum and History Center, 612 Royal Gorge Blvd, Canon City, CO 81212, 719-269-9036

Libraries

  • Canon City Public Library, 516 Macon Ave, Canon City, CO 81212, 719-269-9020
  • Penrose Public Library, 35 7th Ave, Penrose, CO 81240, 719-372-6017
  • John C. Fremont Library, 130 Church Ave, Florence, CO 81226, 719-784-4649

County Records

  • Fremont County Administration Building, 615 Macon Ave, Canon City, CO 81212, 719-276-7310

Cemeteries

  • Lakeside Cemetery, 1525 S. 9th St, Canon City, CO 81212, 719-269-9024
  • Mountain Vale Memorial Park, 1700 Chestnut St, Canon City, CO 81212, 719-275-7444
  • Greenwood Pioneer Cemetery, South 1st Street, Canon City, CO 81212
  • IOOF Cemetery, South 1st Street, Canon City, CO 81212

Links


Volunteer at the Center

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