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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]]
  
 
=== Center Contacts and Hours  ===
 
=== Center Contacts and Hours  ===
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*'''Tuesday, Wednesday:''' 7 to 9 pm&nbsp;
 
*'''Tuesday, Wednesday:''' 7 to 9 pm&nbsp;
  
'''Holiday Schedule:'''  
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'''Holiday Schedule:'''&nbsp;
  
*Check front door of Family History Center&nbsp;&nbsp; call to be sure call 719 593 8038&nbsp;&nbsp; for a holliday appointment
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Closed for spring break from Monday March 25, 2013 through Saturday March 30, 2013.
  
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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;
  
=== Calendar and Events  ===
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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
  
Upcoming Events <br><u>'''1940 Census Indexing Marathons'''</u>
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The Colorado Springs East Stake is sponsoring&nbsp;a 1940 US Census Indexing marathon this summer. All names indexed during&nbsp;this week will be tallied. Indexers will be able to report their numbers via email, texting or phone. You may index at the CS East FHC or Calhan FHC, home, school, traveling...actually any where you now do your indexing, just report those numbers for the fun and excitement!! The CS East FHC will have extended hours during the marathons, and encourages indexers to bring laptops, if they have one. Come join in the fun, get to know other indexers, watch those numbers grow!! The more we index the faster this great resource will be available to all!
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=== Calendar and Events  ===
  
June 3 to June 9 Extended hrs: June 8: 3pm-9pm; June 9: 1pm-4pm
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Special&nbsp;Events
  
Watch here for the Numbers Tallied on those Marathon Weeks!
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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>
  
If you have any questions or would like more detailed information contact Susan Harris of the CS East FHC, [mailto:smharris80918@comcast.net smharris80918@comcast.net]; (719) 268-9185; (719) 593-8038; (719)251-2259&nbsp;. (CS East FHC Wiki Link found below)
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Staff Training Meetings  
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<u>'''Staff Training Meetings'''</u>
  
*2nd Sundays at 6:30 PM at FHC
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*2nd Sundays at 6:30 PM at FHC  
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=== Center Resources  ===
 
=== Center Resources  ===
  
*MICRO&nbsp;FILM (ROLLS) - Order Online&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; FamilySearch.org &nbsp;$7.50
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*MICROFILM (ROLLS) - Order Online&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; FamilySearch.org/films &nbsp;$7.50
  
*MICROFICHE $.15&nbsp;
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*MICROFICHE $4.75 per fiche set &nbsp;
  
 
==== Collections  ====
 
==== 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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:*[https://www.familysearch.org/#form=catalog '''Family History Library Catalog:'''] Patrons may place orders for film and microfiche by visiting www.FamilySearch.org/films
  
 
*''Some Basic Genealogy Resource Books and local church history,&nbsp;''  
 
*''Some Basic Genealogy Resource Books and local church history,&nbsp;''  
*''Some&nbsp; US road Maps&nbsp;''
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*''Some&nbsp;Atlases and &nbsp;US road Maps&nbsp;''
  
 
==== Databases and Software  ====
 
==== Databases and Software  ====
  
*[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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*[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;
*Hardware and Equipment:&nbsp;&nbsp; 7 Simultainiously availible internet computers  
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*Hardware and Equipment:&nbsp;&nbsp; 7 Simultaineously available internet computers  
 
*3 Printers (all Black and White)  
 
*3 Printers (all Black and White)  
*Microfilm Copier&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; Minolta RP 603z
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*Microfilm copying is no longer available.&nbsp; Can make copies with digital camera.
*1 Printer with SCANNER capability  
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*&nbsp;Printer with SCANNER capability  
 
*2 Microfilm Readers  
 
*2 Microfilm Readers  
 
*1 Microfiche reader  
 
*1 Microfiche reader  
 
*RootsTech 2011 disk copy
 
*RootsTech 2011 disk copy
  
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=== Center Services  ===
 
=== Center Services  ===
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==== Staff Research Specialties  ====
 
==== Staff Research Specialties  ====
  
USE of&nbsp; "Ancestory"  
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USE of&nbsp; "Ancestry.com"  
  
''( See the [[Mesa Family History Center|Mesa]] and [[Logan Utah Family History Center|Logan]] FHC pages for&nbsp;more services&nbsp;examples.)''  
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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;
 
 
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=== Resources in the Local Area<br> ===
 
=== Resources in the Local Area<br> ===
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■Pikes Peak Library District<br>20 North Cascade Avenue<br>Colorado Springs, CO 80903<br>Telephone: (719) 531-6333  
 
■Pikes Peak Library District<br>20 North Cascade Avenue<br>Colorado Springs, CO 80903<br>Telephone: (719) 531-6333  
  
''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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''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<br>Security, CO 80911<br>Telephone: (719) 391-3191  
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Security Public Library 715 Aspen Drive<br>Security, CO 80911<br>Telephone: (719) 391-3191 &lt;fck:hr&gt;
 
 
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=== 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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=== Volunteer at the Family Search/History Center  ===
 
=== Volunteer at the Family Search/History Center  ===
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*All Ages welcome&nbsp;&nbsp; call 719 593 8038
 
*All Ages welcome&nbsp;&nbsp; call 719 593 8038
  
<br>''(Include information here about the volunteer skills you are looking for.)''
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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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