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{{FHCpage|location=Colorado}}<br>[[Image:Family history Center Sign at Stake Center.jpg|right|240px|Meadowland FHC  Colorado Springs East Stake]]
 
 
''(Add a brief paragraph about your center here and the area it serves. Information in italics below is guidance for you and should be deleted as you fill out the page. Remove italics from other text by selecting the text and clicking the "I"&nbsp;box in the Toolbar above.)''
 
  
 
=== Center Contacts and Hours  ===
 
=== Center Contacts and Hours  ===
  
'''Location &amp;&nbsp;Map:'''  
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'''Location &amp; Map'''  
  
 
*'''Address:''' 4955 Meadowland, Colorado Springs, CO 80918  
 
*'''Address:''' 4955 Meadowland, Colorado Springs, CO 80918  
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*Main Rear Entrance&nbsp;
*[http://maps.google.com/maps?q=4955+Meadowland,+Colorado+Springs,+CO+80918&hl=en&ll=38.903424,-104.753823&spn=0.013726,0.024633&sll=37.0625,-95.677068&sspn=56.462693,100.898438&hnear=4955+Meadowland+Blvd,+Colorado+Springs,+Colorado+80918&t=m&z=16 Location on Map]
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*[http://maps.google.com/maps?q=4955+Meadowland+Blvd,+Colorado+Springs,+CO&hl=en&ll=38.903424,-104.753823&spn=0.026784,0.036478&sll=37.0625,-95.677068&sspn=55.148262,74.707031&oq=4955+Meadowland,+Colorado+Springs,+CO&hnear=4955+Meadowland+Blvd,+Colorado+Springs,+Colorado+80918&t=m&z=15 Location on Map]
  
 
'''Phone:''' In center #&nbsp;719 268 9185&nbsp;  
 
'''Phone:''' In center #&nbsp;719 268 9185&nbsp;  
  
'''E-mail:''' [mailto:fhc@valued.info fhc@valued.info]<br>
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'''E-mail:''' [mailto:fhc@valued.info fhc@valued.info]  
  
'''Open Hours:''' 7-9
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'''Open Hours:'''  
  
'''Holiday Schedule:'''&nbsp; Check front door of Family Search (Formerly called "History") Center&nbsp;&nbsp; call to be sure call 719 593 8036&nbsp;&nbsp; for a holliday appointment
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*'''Monday, Wednesday, Saturday:''' 10 am to 1 pm
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*'''Tuesday, Wednesday:''' 7 to 9 pm&nbsp;
  
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'''Holiday Schedule:'''&nbsp;
  
=== Calendar and Events  ===
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Closed for spring break from Monday March 25, 2013 through Saturday March 30, 2013.
  
==== Upcoming Events&nbsp;&nbsp; STANDBY&nbsp; Closed for Carpet Cleaning  ====
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*Colorado Springs East Stake Family History Center&nbsp;is closed&nbsp;for holidays&nbsp;when&nbsp;School District 11&nbsp;is closed.&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; During&nbsp;closures we can open by appointment.&nbsp; We are also closed on District 11 snow days.&nbsp;
  
==== Class Schedule&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; STANDBY  ====
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*Closed on holidays
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*Check front door of Family History Center&nbsp;for closures.&nbsp;&nbsp; Call 719 268 9185 to be sure we are open.
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*Call 719 593 8038&nbsp;&nbsp; for a holliday appointment
  
==== Staff Training Meetings&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; 2nd Sundays at &nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; 6:30 PM&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; at&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; FHC&nbsp;  ====
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=== Calendar and Events ===
 
 
=== Center Resources ===
 
 
 
==== Collections  ====
 
  
:*[https://www.familysearch.org/#form=catalog '''Family History Library Catalog:'''] This center has the ability to order any of the films and fiche available through the Family History Library Catalog.
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Special&nbsp;Events
  
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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>
  
:*''Some Basic Genealogy Resource Books and local church history,&nbsp; Some road Maps&nbsp;''
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:*''(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  ====
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<u>'''Staff Training Meetings'''</u>
  
*[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.
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*2nd Sundays at 6:30 PM at FHC  
*Hardware and Equipment:&nbsp;&nbsp; 7 Simultainiously availible internet computers
 
**''Printers''&nbsp;: 3&nbsp; (all Black and White)
 
*Microfilm Copier&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; Minolta RP 603z
 
*One printer with SCANNER capability
 
*2 Microfilm Readers
 
*1 Microfiche reader
 
 
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=== Center Services ===
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=== Center Resources ===
  
==== Staff Research Specialties  ====
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*MICROFILM (ROLLS) - Order Online&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; FamilySearch.org/films &nbsp;$7.50
  
USE of&nbsp; "Ancestory"
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*MICROFICHE $4.75 per fiche set &nbsp;
  
RootsTech signup
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==== Collections  ====
  
''(Include sections for any other services your center provides. Add additional sections for those services. See the [[Mesa Family History Center|Mesa]] and [[Logan Utah Family History Center|Logan]] FHC pages for examples.)''
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:*[https://www.familysearch.org/#form=catalog '''Family History Library Catalog:'''] Patrons may place orders for film and microfiche by visiting www.FamilySearch.org/films
  
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*''Some Basic Genealogy Resource Books and local church history,&nbsp;''
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*''Some&nbsp;Atlases and &nbsp;US road Maps&nbsp;''
  
=== Resources in the Local Area<br> ===
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==== Databases and Software ====
  
''Pikes Peak&nbsp; library district:&nbsp;&nbsp; [http://PPLD.org HTTP://PPLD.org]&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; 719 531 6333''
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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, such as Ancestry.com&nbsp;
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*Hardware and Equipment:&nbsp;&nbsp; 7 Simultaineously available internet computers
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*3 Printers (all Black and White)
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*Microfilm copying is no longer available.&nbsp; Can make copies with digital camera.
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*&nbsp;Printer with SCANNER capability
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*2 Microfilm Readers
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*1 Microfiche reader
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*RootsTech 2011 disk copy
  
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■Manitou Springs Public Library<br>701 Manitou Ave<br>Manitou Springs, CO 80829<br>Telephone: (719) 685-5206
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=== Center Services  ===
  
<br>■Pikes Peak Library District<br>20 North Cascade Avenue<br>Colorado Springs, CO 80903<br>Telephone: (719) 531-6333
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==== Staff Research Specialties  ====
  
''Note: It has been brought to our attention that microfilms can be ordered at a FHC&nbsp;and sent for viewing to the down town Colorado Springs library, (above at 20 N Cascade) where they have full time genealogy staff....''
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USE of&nbsp; "Ancestry.com"
  
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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;
  
<br>Security Public Library<br>715 Aspen Drive<br>Security, CO 80911<br>Telephone: (719) 391-3191
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=== 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
  
<br>''(This section is to highlight other resources in yo''
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■Pikes Peak Library District<br>20 North Cascade Avenue<br>Colorado Springs, CO 80903<br>Telephone: (719) 531-6333
  
<br>''ur area that will be helpful for individuals doing research there in your location, if there are any, such as government offices, historical societies, etc.)''  
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''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....''  
  
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Security Public Library 715 Aspen Drive<br>Security, CO 80911<br>Telephone: (719) 391-3191 &lt;fck:hr&gt;
  
 
=== Links  ===
 
=== Links  ===
  
[https://www.familysearch.org/learn/wiki/en/Calhan_Colorado_Family_History_Center https://www.familysearch.org/learn/wiki/en/Calhan_Colorado_Family_History_Center]&nbsp;&nbsp; (Source of much of the Colorado information)  
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[https://www.familysearch.org/learn/wiki/en/Calhan_Colorado_Family_History_Center https://www.familysearch.org/learn/wiki/en/Calhan_Colorado_Family_History_Center]&nbsp;&nbsp; (Source of much of the Colorado information) &lt;fck:hr&gt;
 
 
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''(Include links to other websites of interest to those who visit your center such as links to the city, county and state wiki pages where your center is located.)''
 
 
 
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=== Volunteer at the Family Search/History Center  ===
 
=== Volunteer at the Family Search/History Center  ===
  
&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; All Ages welcome&nbsp;&nbsp; call 719 593 8038  
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*All Ages welcome&nbsp;&nbsp; call 719 593 8038
 
 
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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"

( See the Mesa and Logan FHC pages for more services examples.) <fck:hr>

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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