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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]]
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=== Center Contacts and Hours  ===
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'''Location Map:'''
  
'''Location &amp; Map'''
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*[https://www.google.com/maps/place/4955+Meadowland+Blvd,+Colorado+Springs,+CO+80918/@38.9036036,-104.7532428,17z/data=!3m1!4b1!4m2!3m1!1s0x87134f32e6ca02cb:0x2227345e18e031c2 Location Map]
  
*'''Address:''' 4955 Meadowland, Colorado Springs, CO 80918
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'''Address:'''  
*Main Rear Entrance&nbsp;
 
*[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;
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*4955 Meadowland Blvd., Colorado Springs CO 80918 United States
  
'''E-mail:''' [mailto:fhc@valued.info fhc@valued.info]
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*Language: English
  
'''Open Hours:'''  
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'''Phone:'''  
  
*'''Monday, Wednesday, Saturday:''' 10 am to 1 pm
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*'''1-719-268-9185'''
*'''Tuesday, Wednesday:''' 7 to 9 pm&nbsp;
 
  
'''Holiday Schedule:'''&nbsp;
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'''E-mail:'''  
  
*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;
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*CO_ColoradoSprings@ldsmail.net
  
*Closed on holidays
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'''Open Hours:&nbsp; New Hours'''&nbsp;(6/16)
*Check front door of Family History Center&nbsp;for closures.&nbsp;&nbsp; Call 719 268 9185 to be sure we are open.
 
*Call 719 593 8038&nbsp;&nbsp; for a holliday appointment
 
  
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*'''Monday:''' 10:00 am-1:00 pm
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*'''Tuesday:''' 7:00 pm-9:00 pm
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*'''Wednesday: '''10:00 am-1:00 pm '''AND''' 7:00 pm-9:00 pm
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*'''Thursday:''' 7:00 pm-9:00 pm<br>
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*Available at other times by appointment.
  
=== Calendar and Events  ===
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'''Holidays:'''
  
Special&nbsp;Events
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*Closed when Colorado Springs School District 11 is closed for holidays and snow days.
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*Closed Martin Luther King Day, President's Day, Memorial Day, July 4th, Labor Day, Veteran's Day, Thanksgiving, and 2 weeks at Christmas and one week for spring break. &nbsp;
  
&nbsp;• 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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<br>'''Ring bell on South side of building for admittance.'''
  
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8 computer stations and friendly staff to assist you in you family history research and recording.
  
<u>'''Staff Training Meetings'''</u>
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'''&nbsp; &nbsp;&nbsp;'''  
  
*2nd Sundays at 6:30 PM at FHC
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=== Center Resources  ===
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*MICROFILM (ROLLS) - Order Online&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; FamilySearch.org/films &nbsp;$7.50
 
 
 
*MICROFICHE $4.75 per fiche set &nbsp;
 
 
 
==== Collections  ====
 
 
 
:*[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&nbsp;Atlases and &nbsp;US road Maps&nbsp;''
 
 
 
==== 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, such as Ancestry.com&nbsp;
 
*Hardware and Equipment:&nbsp;&nbsp; 7 Simultaineously available internet computers
 
*3 Printers (all Black and White)
 
*Microfilm copying is no longer available.&nbsp; Can make copies with digital camera.
 
*&nbsp;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&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.)'' &lt;fck:hr&gt;
 
 
 
=== Resources in the Local Area<br> ===
 
 
 
''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 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 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 &lt;fck:hr&gt;
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=== Links  ===
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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  ===
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Equipment:&nbsp; 7 computers with access to various Premium websites. One microfilm reader ( unable to print or make digital copy from microfilm reader.) Printers and scanner.
  
*All Ages welcome&nbsp;&nbsp; call 719 593 8038
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Premium Family History Websites:<br>19th Century British Library Newspaper Digital Archive<br>Access Newspaper Archive<br>Alexander Street Press - The American Civil War <br>Research Database |Letters and Diaries |Images, Photographs, Posters, and Ephemera<br>Ancestry.com<br>ArkivDigital Online <br>Find My Past - Provides access to a limited selection of their records.<br>Fold3.com Previously known as Footnote.com<br>Godfrey Memorial Library<br>Heritage Quest Online<br>Historic Map Works Library Edition<br>LegacyStories<br>Paper Trail<br>World Vital Records<br>
  
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FamilySearch This article describes the services and resources available at a Family History Center, a branch facility of the Family History Library.


Location Map:

Address:

  • 4955 Meadowland Blvd., Colorado Springs CO 80918 United States
  • Language: English

Phone:

  • 1-719-268-9185

E-mail:

  • CO_ColoradoSprings@ldsmail.net

Open Hours:  New Hours (6/16)

  • Monday: 10:00 am-1:00 pm
  • Tuesday: 7:00 pm-9:00 pm
  • Wednesday: 10:00 am-1:00 pm AND 7:00 pm-9:00 pm
  • Thursday: 7:00 pm-9:00 pm
  • Available at other times by appointment.

Holidays:

  • Closed when Colorado Springs School District 11 is closed for holidays and snow days.
  • Closed Martin Luther King Day, President's Day, Memorial Day, July 4th, Labor Day, Veteran's Day, Thanksgiving, and 2 weeks at Christmas and one week for spring break.  


Ring bell on South side of building for admittance.

8 computer stations and friendly staff to assist you in you family history research and recording.

    

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Equipment:  7 computers with access to various Premium websites. One microfilm reader ( unable to print or make digital copy from microfilm reader.) Printers and scanner.

Premium Family History Websites:
19th Century British Library Newspaper Digital Archive
Access Newspaper Archive
Alexander Street Press - The American Civil War
Research Database |Letters and Diaries |Images, Photographs, Posters, and Ephemera
Ancestry.com
ArkivDigital Online
Find My Past - Provides access to a limited selection of their records.
Fold3.com Previously known as Footnote.com
Godfrey Memorial Library
Heritage Quest Online
Historic Map Works Library Edition
LegacyStories
Paper Trail
World Vital Records

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