Montrose Colorado 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.

Montrose Family History Center serves Montrose County. === Center Contacts and Hours === Location & Map: *Address: 1521 Hillcrest Drive, Montrose, CO *Located at the east side  (back) of the LDS Church *Location on Map Phone: 970 249 4739 E-mail:
Open Hours:
Tue: 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Wed: 10:00 am - 1.00 pm and 6.00 pm - 9.00 pm
Thur: 10.00 am - 4:00 pm and 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
2nd Fri: 7:30pm - 9:30 pm
Holiday Schedule:
---- === Calendar and Events === ==== Upcoming Events ==== FAMILY HISTORY CLASSES ==== Class Schedule ==== Montrose Colorado Family History Center Patron Class Schedule for 2012
All classes will be held at the Family History Center of the LDS church on the South East corner of Hillcrest and Stratford
Classes and times may change so please check the FHC Wiki listed below for updates.

February                                                                             '''TENTATIVE INSTRUCTORS Class 1. AncestralQuest “An upgrade for PAF                    Strs. Otto and Moore Feb. 8 & 9 @ 1:00pm to 3:00pm
Class 2 Internet for Genealogist                                          Br. Bowen Feb. 22 & 23 @ 1:00pm to3:00pm
Work Shop A: for the above classes   Feb. 18 @10:00pm to noon
March Class 3. How to use Family Search                                      Strs. Otto and Moore Mar. 7 & 8 @ 1:00pm to 3:00pm
Class 4. Researching your ancestors                                    Strs. Shackleford and Bowen Mar. 21& 22 @1:00pm to 3:00pm
Work Shop B: for the above classes   Mar 24 @10:00pm to noon
April Class 5. Organizing your research                                        Strs. Shackleford and Bowen Apr. 4& 5 @ 1:00pm to 3:00pm
Class 6. Early American Handwriting                                    Str. Bowen Apr. 11 & 12 @ 1:00pm to 3:00pm
Work Shop C: for the above classes Apr. 14 @10:00pm to noon
May Class 7. How to organize documents and pictures that you already have. May. 2 & 3 @ 1:00pm to 3:00pm
Class 8. Indexing– A way to give back May. 9 & 10 @1:00pm to 3:00pm
Work Shop D: for the above classes May 12 @10:00pm to noon
June Class 9. Backing Up your data                                               Br. Bowen Jun. 6 & 7 @ 1:00pm to 3:00pm
Class 10. Focus on Native American Records Jun. 13 & 14 @ 1:00pm to 3:00pm
Work Shop D: for the above classes Jun 16 @10:00pm to noon
September Class 11. Helping young mothers to jump start                         Str. Otto their own family history.  Sept. 5 & 6 @ 1:00pm to 3:00pm
Class 12. Exploring sources for older record  resources and documents Sept. 12 & 13 @ 1:00pm to 3:00pm
Work Shop E: for the above classes Sept 15 @10:00pm to noon
October Class 13. How to print special charts and Scrapbooks Oct. 10 & 11 @ 1:00pm to 3:00pm
Class 14. Exploring sources for older records Oct. 17 & 18 @1:00pm to 3:00pm
Work Shop E: for the above classes Oct 20 @10:00pm to noon
Note: No classes will be schedules in July, August, November nor December
Revised 19 January, 2012

==== Staff Training Meetings ==== ---- === Center Resources === ==== Collections ==== :*
Family History Library Catalog: This center has the ability to order any of the films and fiche available through the Family History Library Catalog. :*(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 ==== :*FHC Portal: :* == PREMIUM WEBSITES == :* 19th Century British Library Newspaper Digital Archives :* Access Newspaper Archives :* Alexander Street Press - The American Civil War:   :*                Research Database, Letters and Diaries, Images, Photographs, Posters and Ephemera :* Ancestry. Com :* Find My Past :*   (previously known as :* The Genealogist :* Genline Familyfinder :* Godfrey Memorial Library :* Heritage Quest Online :* Historic Map Works Library Edition :* Paper Trail :* World Vital Records

==== Hardware and Equipment ==== :*We have 5 Computers with a printer as well as 2 microfilm readers and 1 microfiche reader :Services ==== Staff Research Specialties ==== (Include sections for any other services your center provides. Add additional sections for those services. See the Mesa and Logan FHC pages for examples.) ---- === Resources in the Local Area
=== (This section is to highlight other resources in your area that will be helpful for individuals doing research there in your location, if there are any, such as government offices, historical societies, etc.) ---- === Links === (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.) ---- === Volunteer at the Center === (Include information here about the volunteers you are looking for.)