Colorado Springs Colorado East Family History Center

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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.

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 on holidays
  • Check front door of Family History Center   call to be sure call 719 593 8038   for a holliday appointment

Calendar and Events

Special Events
1940 Census Indexing Marathon

Thank you to all who participated in the Indexing Marathon. 

June 9    36,172 names indexed, 10,640 names arbitrated, 311 indexers

June 8    32,339 names indexed, 9,320 names arbitrated, 308 indexers

June 7    28,213 names indexed, 8,320 names arbitrated, 307 indexers

June 6    23,790 names indexed, 6,720 names arbitrated

June 5:  18,697 names indexed, 6,160 names arbitrated

June 4:  13,119 names indexed;  4,720 names arbitrated; 282 indexers

June 3:  8,423 names indexed; 3,720 names arbitrated; 271 indexers

     (Numbers counted from June 1) 

Staff Training Meetings

  • 2nd Sundays at 6:30 PM at FHC
  • No Staff Meeting in June or July 2012

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.
  • 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

Center Services

Staff Research Specialties

USE of  "Ancestry.com"

( See the Mesa and Logan FHC pages for more services examples.)


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 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


Links

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


Volunteer at the Family Search/History Center

  • All Ages welcome   call 719 593 8038


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