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Revision as of 02:36, 26 April 2012

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


( Center Contacts and Hours

Location & Map:

  • Address: 4955 Meadowland, Colorado Springs, CO 80918
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Phone: In center # 719 268 9185 

E-mail: fhc@valued.info

Open Hours: Monday, Wednesday, Friday 10 am to 1 pm

                     Tuesday, Wednesday  7 to 9 pm 

Holiday Schedule:  Check front door of Family History Center   call to be sure call 719 593 8038   for a holliday appointment


Calendar and Events

Upcoming Events
1940 Census Indexing Marathons

The Colorado Springs East Stake is sponsoring a 1940 US Census Indexing marathon this summer. All names indexed during 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!

June 3 to June 9 Extended hrs: June 8: 3pm-9pm; June 9: 1pm-4pm

Watch here for the Numbers Tallied on those Marathon Weeks!

If you have any questions or would like more detailed information contact Susan Harris of the CS East FHC, smharris80918@comcast.net; (719) 268-9185; (719) 593-8038; (719)251-2259 . (CS East FHC Wiki Link found below)

Staff Training Meetings

  • 2nd Sundays at 6:30 PM at FHC

Center Resources

  • MICRO FILM (ROLLS) - Order Online    FamilySearch.org  $7.50
  • MICROFICHE $.15 

Collections

  • Some Basic Genealogy Resource Books and local church history, 
  • Some  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.
  • Hardware and Equipment:   7 Simultainiously availible internet computers
  • 3 Printers (all Black and White)
  • Microfilm Copier     Minolta RP 603z
  • 1 Printer with SCANNER capability
  • 2 Microfilm Readers
  • 1 Microfiche reader
  • RootsTech 2011 disk copy


Center Services

Staff Research Specialties

USE of  "Ancestory"

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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 at a FHC and sent for viewing to the down town Colorado Springs 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




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Links

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


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Volunteer at the Family Search/History Center

    All Ages welcome   call 719 593 8038


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