The horizon of the present cannot be formed without the past.
— Anonymous

Genealogical and Historical Societies

Fort Collins Museum of Discovery

Local (Fort Collins) History Archive

Larimer County Genealogical Society

Berthoud Historical Society

P.O. Box 1020
Berthoud, CO 80513

Cache la Poudre Chapter DAR

508 Villanova
Fort Collins, CO 80525
Contact: Karn Pope, Regent, (970) 482-2378

Meetings: The 3rd Saturday at 10:00-noon in the Ludlow Room at The Lincoln Center at Magnolia & Meldum Streets in Fort Collins. Meet from Sep through May. To promote awareness of American history. Must have a relative who fought in the American Revolution.

Estes Park Genealogical Society

Historic Larimer County (formerly Larimer County Historic Alliance)

PO Box 1909
Fort Collins, CO 80522
Contact: Ron Sladek, President. 

Promotes county wide historic preservation, action and awareness.

Pioneer Association

P.O. Box 1732, FC
Contact: Dave Dixon, President, (661) 204-3459

Meetings: Pioneer Association - Elks Club; Noon; Feb., May, Nov.; picnic in August. Pioneer Women - First Methodist Church,1st Fri. of each month, noon.

To preserve the history of Larimer County and to educate people in the history of northern Colorado.

Pioneer Women Association

Judy Jackson 227-8803

Family History Centers

Fort Collins Family History Center

600 E. Swallow Road (west side of building) 
Fort Collins, CO 80525
(970) 226-5999

Hours: Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday 10:00 - 4:00 pm, 6:30 - 9:30 pm, closed first Thursday evening, and at the Christmas holiday.

Loveland Family History Center

1417 W. 29th Street. 
Loveland, CO 80538-2403
(970) 669-6498.

Hours: Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday 9am - 3pm and Wed evenings 7-9.


Berthoud Public Library

236 Welch Avenue
Berthoud, CO 80513

Estes Park Public Library

335 East Elkhorn Ave.
Estes Park, CO 80517

Fort Collins Public Library

201 Peterson Street
Fort Collins, CO 80524
Reference/Adult Services (970) 221-6380

Loveland Public Library

300 N. Adams Avenue
Loveland, CO 80537
(970) 962-2665  

Wellington Public Library

3800 Wilson Avenue
Wellington, CO 80549
(970) 568-3040


Estes Park Area Historical Museum

200 Fourth Street
Estes Park, CO 80517
(970) 586-6256

History of Estes Park, Colorado

 Fort Collins Museum of Discovery

408 Mason Ct.
Fort Collins, CO 80524
(970) 221-6738

Loveland Museum and Gallery

503 N. Lincoln Ave.
Loveland, CO 80537
(970) 962-2410