Canon City 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 FamilySearch Center in Canon City serves Fremont County, Colorado, including the neighboring towns of Florence and Penrose.

Center Contacts and Hours[edit | edit source]

Location Map:

Address:

  • 1435 Elm St Canon City CO 81212-4469 United States
  • The large free parking lot is on the north side of the building.
  • Entrance to the Center is through the North door of the building.
  • Turn right upon entering the building.
  • Language:English

Phone:

E-mail:

  • CO_CanonCity@familyhistorymail.org

Open Hours:

  • Tuesday:10:00am-8:00pm
  • Wednesday:10:00am-8:00pm
  • Monday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday: By appointment

Holiday Schedule:

Closed the weeks of Christmas and New Years:


Blog:  Canon City Family History Blog

Personnel[edit | edit source]

Stake TFH Consultant - Center: Karen Jaynes

TFH Consultant - Assistant: Monica Lancaster and Lureen Orchard

Staff: 26 trained Consultants are on the staff to assist our patrons.


Calendar and Events[edit | edit source]

Friday, April 22, 2016 Pizza Party for individuals who added a leaf to our Tree.

Center Resources[edit | edit source]

Collections[edit | edit source]

Databases and Software[edit | edit source]

  • Family History Center 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[edit | edit source]

  • 7 computer and printer stations 
  • 2 microfilm reader
  • 2 microfiche reader
  • 1 digital computer/scanner
  • 1 copy machine
  • Internet access for laptops

Center Services[edit | edit source]

Becky Jamison has created a Trello Board for our Consultants that offers an easy-and-fun-to-use Index to resources from Family Search. If you have an account at Trello.com (they are free), email canoncityfamilyhistorycenter@gmail.com, give us your Trello account UserName and you may become a "Member" of our Consultant Trello board.[edit | edit source]

Staff Research Specialties[edit | edit source]


Resources in the Local Area
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Museum and Local History

  • Royal Gorge Regional Museum and History Center, 612 Royal Gorge Blvd, Canon City, CO 81212, 719-269-9036

Libraries

  • Canon City Public Library, 516 Macon Ave, Canon City, CO 81212, 719-269-9020
  • Penrose Public Library, 35 7th Ave, Penrose, CO 81240, 719-372-6017
  • John C. Fremont Library, 130 Church Ave, Florence, CO 81226, 719-784-4649

County Records

  • Fremont County Administration Building, 615 Macon Ave, Canon City, CO 81212, 719-276-7310

Cemeteries

  • Lakeside Cemetery, 1525 S. 9th St, Canon City, CO 81212, 719-269-9024
  • Mountain Vale Memorial Park, 1700 Chestnut St, Canon City, CO 81212, 719-275-7444
  • Greenwood Pioneer Cemetery, South 1st Street, Canon City, CO 81212
  • IOOF Cemetery, South 1st Street, Canon City, CO 81212

Links[edit | edit source]

  • FamilySearch Research Wiki: What It Can Do For You!: A comprehensive video presentation explaining the Wiki, navigating it, and some especially useful pages. Case studies demonstrate using the Wiki for genealogical research. Editing and adding articles to the Wiki are covered.



Volunteer at the Center[edit | edit source]