Our collection includes an extensive records section for Montrose County, Colorado. It includes:
*Historic Montrose newspapers 1899-1939
*Historic Olathe newspapers 1905-1973
*Original courthouse records
*Original land and probate records
*Books and pamphlets
*Subject pamphlet files
We also strive to preserve and make accessible materials from the counties of Delta, Dolores, Gunnison, Hinsdale, La Plata, Mesa, Montezuma, Ouray, San Juan, and San Miguel.
The center has 5 computers with hi-speed wifi internet access and Ancestry.com.
Use of all resources is free.
Online Genealogy Catalog Sponsored by Alpine Bank
Fore-Kin Trails Genealogical Society was organized in March 1981 and incorporated January 1982. Our purpose is to promote interest in genealogical research, to share knowledge and resources, to locate and preserve records, and to assist in the expansion of genealogical materials in the Montrose area.
Our society is a member of the Colorado Council of Genealogical Societies. We are a registered non-profit 501 (c) (3) corporation.
Support the Montrose Genealogy Center
The Genealogy Center preserves local records and makes them available free to the public. Membership dues provide only a portion of the funding needed to sustain the Center. We need your help to support our long-term financial stability. There are many ways to support our mission. Please visit our Support Montrose Genealogy Center page to view these options.