Parker 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.

The Parker Family History Center is open to the public and serves Parker, Franktown, Elizabeth, Castle Rock, Centennial, Aurora, and surrounding southeast Denver area.

Center Contacts and Hours

  • Location Map
  • Address: 7160 E Bayou Gulch Rd, Parker, CO 80134 United States
  • Language:English
  • Phone: 1-720-851-0916
  • E-mail: CO_Parker@ldsmail.net

Open Hours:

  • Tuesday: 9:00am-4:00pm and 6:00pm-9:00pm
  • Wednesday: 6:00pm-9:00pm
  • Thursday: 9:00am-4:00pm
  • Saturday: 9:00am-12:00pm

Holiday Schedule: Closed all major holidays and snow days.

Calendar and Events

  • Class #1 Finding your village of origin
  • Class #2 Training for Staff, and ward consultants
  • Class #3 Navigating Family Search.org

Staff Training Meetings

Staff and Consultant Training Classes at 7:00 pm, 3rd Thursday of each month, except for December.

Center Resources

The Parker Family History has 10 computer stations with internet connection access. Personal laptops can also be connected to the internet.

There is a "Reading Room" to view microfilms that have been ordered from the Family History Library in Salt Lake City. There are 6 microfilm readers and 1 microfiche reader.

Coming soon there will be a "Record My Story Room" to record your families stories.

Your family photos, documents and records can be digitized at the Parker Family History Center. Bring your pictures, slides, and use one of two scanners to digitize your families memories and treasured documents.

Collections

  • FamilySearch Catalog: This center has the ability to order any of the films and fiche available through the FamilySearch Catalog.
  • Daughters of the American Revolution Index, Daughters of Utah Pioneers: Faith and Fortitude vol. 1-4, and other collections.

Databases and Software

Premium Websites with Free Family History Center Access

  • 19th Century British Library Newspaper Digital Archive
  • Access Newspaper Archive
  • Alexander Street Press
  • The American Civil War Research Database with Letters, Diaries, Images, & Photographs
  • Women and Social Movements in the United States
  • Ancestry.com - Institution version
  • ArkivDigital Online
  • Create Your Who Do You Think You Are? - for free!
  • Findmypast.com - Institution version
  • Fold3
  • The Genealogist
  • Godfrey Memorial Library
  • Heritage Quest Online
  • Historic Map Works - Library Edition
  • Legacy Stories
  • My Heritage - Library Edition
  • Origins.net
  • Paper Trail
  • ProQuest Obituaries Listings
  • Puzzilla.org - Premium Services
  • World Vital Records

Center Services

  • Personal Assistance
  • Schedule group visits - 720-851-0916
  • Discovery experiences for the whole family

Staff Research Specialties

The Parker Family History Center has over 22 volunteer workers available to assist patrons. Call to find which time and day will be your best volunteer helper for the specific area you are searching. Each volunteer has their specialties of research. European, Swedish, Scottish, Maps, colonial, etc.

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