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Center Contacts and Hours

Location Map:

Address:

  • 1521 S Hillcrest Drive, Montrose, Colorado 81401 
  • Entrance located at the Southeast side (back) of building.

Phone:

  • 1-970-249-4739

Email:

  • co_montrose@ldsmail.net

Open Hours:

  • Tuesday:  1:00pm-4:00pm
  • Thursday:  10:00am-1:00pm and 6:00pm-9:00pm
  • Saturday:  10:00am-1:00pm
  • And BY APPOINTMENT
  • Holiday Schedule:   Closed for Independence Day - June 29 to July 6                                                                         Closed for Thanksgiving - November 23 to November 28, 2015                                                   Closed for Christmas - December 21 to December 26, 2015                                                        Closed for New Year's - December 28, 2015, to January 2, 2016
  • Languages:  English and Spanish, by appointment.

Calendar and Events

5-MINUTE FAMILY HISTORY LESSONS

THESE LESSONS CAN BE FOUND IN TWO WAYS:

Click on the link for each lesson below or click on familysearch.org/learningcenter/home.html then scroll down to Beginning Genealogy Courses.

JUNE LESSONS:

June 7 - Episode #13:  Organize Your Records

June 14 - Episode #14:  Understand How Records Are Created

<uJune 21 - Episode #15   Share With Others

<uJune 28 - Episode #16   Completing Your Research

MAY LESSONS:

May 3 - Episode #8:  Find A Record

May  10 - Episode #9:  Using Indexes To Find A Record

May 17 - Episode #10:  Using Name Variations to Find a Record

May 24 - Episode #11:  Find Help From Others Online

May 31 - Episode #12:  Write It Down

APRIL LESSONS:

April 5 - General Conference ( no lesson)

April 12 - Episode # 6:  Locate Where Your Ancestor Lived

April 19 - Epidose #7:  Records, An Introduction

April 26 - State Conference (no lesson)

 

Center Resources

PREMIUM WEBSITES includes the following:

  • 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
  • AncestralQuest
  • Ancestry. Com
  • FamilyInsight
  • Find My Past
  • Fold3.com (previously known as Footnote.com)
  • The Genealogist
  • Genline Familyfinder
  • Godfrey Memorial Library
  • Heritage Quest Online
  • Historic Map Works Library Edition
  • Paper Trail
  • World Vital Records

Hardware and Equipment

  •  Six computers with a printer
  •  One microfilm reader
  •  One microfiche reader
  •  One scanner which patrons may use to digitize documents and pictures while honoring all copyright laws  set forth by the United States government.

Center Services

Family History Library Book List

Staff Research Specialties

We are experienced genealogists and trained family history consultants who will help you search for your ancestors, fix Family Search issues, and show you how to take your names to the Temple.

Resources in the Local Area

Links

Montrose Library

Fore-Kin Trails Genealogical Society

Volunteer at the Center

We are always looking for volunteers to help staff our center.  We welcome all enthusiastic family historians, regardless of experience or expertise.  Even if you have no prior experience as a consultant, we can pair you with experienced consultants until you feel comfortable and trained in the consultant role.


 

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