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Closed for spring break from Monday March 25, 2013 through Saturday March 30, 2013.
  
 
*Colorado Springs East Stake Family History Center is closed for holidays when School District 11 is closed.    During closures we can open by appointment.  We are also closed on District 11 snow days. 
 
*Colorado Springs East Stake Family History Center is closed for holidays when School District 11 is closed.    During closures we can open by appointment.  We are also closed on District 11 snow days. 
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*Call 719 593 8038   for a holliday appointment
 
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&nbsp; '''February classes at Colorado Springs East Stake Family History Center'''<br><br>Feb 4 Mon 10 am FamilySearch FamilyTree beginning Sister McCraley<br>Feb 5 Tues 7 pm FamilySearch FamilyTree Merging, deleting Elder Harris<br>Feb 6 Wed 10 am FamilySearch FamilyTree beginning Sister Stewart<br>Feb 6 Wed 7 pm FamilySearch FamilyTree beginning Bro &amp; Sis Fontaine<br>Feb 9 Sat 10 am FamilySearch FamilyTree Merging, deleting Elder Harris <br>
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&nbsp;• Find self training materials about Family Tree by going to familysearh.org then sign in.&nbsp; Click on Help then under Family Tree click See all Family Tree training materials<br>
 
 
Feb 11 Mon 10 am Census Research Bro McCraley<br>Feb 12 Tues 7 pm Descendency Research Sister&nbsp; Harris
 
 
 
Feb 13Wed 10 am Preparing names for the temple in Family Tree Sister Haney<br>Feb 13 Wed 7 pm Searching other sources Bro Weldon
 
 
 
Feb 16 Sat 10 am Organizing your Family History Sister Anderson<br>
 
 
 
Feb 19 Tues 7 pm Family Tree Adding Sources Elder &amp; Sister Harris
 
 
 
Feb 20 Wed 10 am Researching on FamilySearch Sister Swann
 
 
 
Feb 20 Wed 7 pm Researching on FamilySearch Bro &amp; Sister Fontane<br>Feb 23 Sat 10 am Descendency Research Sister Harris
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Feb 25 Mon 10 am Researching on FamilySearch Sister ONeil
 
 
 
• All classes will be taught at the Meadowland Building FamilyHistory Center.<br>• Classes will be about one hour, with time for hands on practice on the computers<br>• Find self training materials about Family Tree by going to familysearh.org then sign in.&nbsp; Click on Help then under Family Tree click See all Family Tree training materials<br>  
 
  
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''( See the [[Mesa Family History Center|Mesa]] and [[Logan Utah Family History Center|Logan]] FHC pages for&nbsp;more services&nbsp;examples.)'' &lt;fck:hr&gt;  
 
''( See the [[Mesa Family History Center|Mesa]] and [[Logan Utah Family History Center|Logan]] FHC pages for&nbsp;more services&nbsp;examples.)'' &lt;fck:hr&gt;  
  
=== Resources in the Local Area<br> ===
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''Pikes Peak&nbsp; library district:&nbsp;&nbsp; [http://PPLD.org HTTP://PPLD.org]&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; 719 531 6333'' ■Manitou Springs Public Library<br>701 Manitou Ave<br>Manitou Springs, CO 80829<br>Telephone: (719) 685-5206  
 
''Pikes Peak&nbsp; library district:&nbsp;&nbsp; [http://PPLD.org HTTP://PPLD.org]&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; 719 531 6333'' ■Manitou Springs Public Library<br>701 Manitou Ave<br>Manitou Springs, CO 80829<br>Telephone: (719) 685-5206  

Revision as of 01:15, 20 March 2013

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

Meadowland FHC  Colorado Springs East Stake

Center Contacts and Hours

Location & Map

  • Address: 4955 Meadowland, Colorado Springs, CO 80918
  • Main Rear Entrance 
  • Location on Map

Phone: In center # 719 268 9185 

E-mail: fhc@valued.info

Open Hours:

  • Monday, Wednesday, Saturday: 10 am to 1 pm
  • Tuesday, Wednesday: 7 to 9 pm 

Holiday Schedule: 

Closed for spring break from Monday March 25, 2013 through Saturday March 30, 2013.

  • Colorado Springs East Stake Family History Center is closed for holidays when School District 11 is closed.    During closures we can open by appointment.  We are also closed on District 11 snow days. 
  • Closed on holidays
  • Check front door of Family History Center for closures.   Call 719 268 9185 to be sure we are open.
  • Call 719 593 8038   for a holliday appointment


Calendar and Events

Special Events

 • Find self training materials about Family Tree by going to familysearh.org then sign in.  Click on Help then under Family Tree click See all Family Tree training materials


Staff Training Meetings

  • 2nd Sundays at 6:30 PM at FHC

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Center Resources

  • MICROFILM (ROLLS) - Order Online    FamilySearch.org/films  $7.50
  • MICROFICHE $4.75 per fiche set  

Collections

  • Some Basic Genealogy Resource Books and local church history, 
  • Some Atlases and  US road Maps 

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, such as Ancestry.com 
  • Hardware and Equipment:   7 Simultaineously available internet computers
  • 3 Printers (all Black and White)
  • Microfilm copying is no longer available.  Can make copies with digital camera.
  •  Printer with SCANNER capability
  • 2 Microfilm Readers
  • 1 Microfiche reader
  • RootsTech 2011 disk copy

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Center Services

Staff Research Specialties

USE of  "Ancestry.com"

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Resources in the Local Area

Pikes Peak  library district:   HTTP://PPLD.org     719 531 6333 ■Manitou Springs Public Library
701 Manitou Ave
Manitou Springs, CO 80829
Telephone: (719) 685-5206

■Pikes Peak Library District
20 North Cascade Avenue
Colorado Springs, CO 80903
Telephone: (719) 531-6333

Note: It has been brought to our attention that microfilms can be ordered online and sent for viewing to Colorado Springs Penrose main library, (above at 20 N Cascade) where they have full time genealogy staff....

Security Public Library 715 Aspen Drive
Security, CO 80911
Telephone: (719) 391-3191 <fck:hr>

Links

https://www.familysearch.org/learn/wiki/en/Calhan_Colorado_Family_History_Center   (Source of much of the Colorado information) <fck:hr>

Volunteer at the Family Search/History Center

  • All Ages welcome   call 719 593 8038


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